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Al.com
Birmingham Public Library hires new executive directorThe Birmingham Public Library has hired a new executive director. Floyd Counci
Al.com / Posted 48 minutes ago
The Birmingham Public Library has hired a new executive director. Floyd Council will take over the library system on Nov. 13, the library system announced on Monday. The Birmingham Public Library Board of Trustees voted to hire Council in a... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Watts: Sudbury's library a lot more than booksawareness, engage in the community, provide educational programs, support freed
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
awareness, engage in the community, provide educational programs, support freedom of expression, and so much more. A strong library system is vital to a strong community. Public libraries all over Canada (and the world) make important contributions... Read more
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Boston Globe
Dudley BPL branch to be renovatedclassroom spaces, a technology lab, new book collections, and community art. A
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
classroom spaces, a technology lab, new book collections, and community art. After the renovation, the Boston Public Library system’s first “nutrition lab” will open in the refurbished branch, Leonard said. “It’s a small, demonstration... Read more
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Petluma360.com
CINEMA TOAST: ‘Only the Brave’ and othersthis work so well. 3 pieces of ‘a fitting end for Harry Dean Stanton’ toast E
Petluma360.com / Posted 2 days ago
this work so well. 3 pieces of ‘a fitting end for Harry Dean Stanton’ toast EX LIBRIS (R) Starring: The New York City Library System Directed by: Fredrick Wiseman Master Cinema-Verite documentarian Fredrick Wiseman has created a loving and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Inside Illinois' $16 billion backlog: What does the state owe your town?Village Treasurer Burr Ridge $117,284.94 Burr Ridge Village Treasurer Burr
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Village Treasurer Burr Ridge $117,284.94 Burr Ridge Village Treasurer Burr Ridge $96,822.04 Reaching Across Illinois Library System Burr Ridge $3,962,120.40 Bushnell City Treasurer Bushnell $34,622.32 Bushnell City Treasurer Bushnell... Read more
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Decatur Daily Democrat
Annual Book Sale starts Oct. 22The next sale of books and numerous other items at the Decatur branch of the Ad
Decatur Daily Democrat / Posted 4 days ago
The next sale of books and numerous other items at the Decatur branch of the Adams Public Library System will run from Oct. 22-28 during the facility's regular hours. The library, at 3rd and Jefferson streets, is open from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays,... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Clearwater Public Libraries offers free tools rentals for home repair via the Thingamabrarygadget but a new free-rental program at Clearwater Public Libraries that will s
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
gadget but a new free-rental program at Clearwater Public Libraries that will save people a lot of money on tools. The library system is offering free rentals for any tools including Ryobi power drills (which can cost more than $100 at a... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
NYC libraries will forgive late fees for children, teensto accrue fines. Adults with suspended accounts will not have their book-borro
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 4 days ago
to accrue fines. Adults with suspended accounts will not have their book-borrowing privileges restored. New York’s library systems aren’t the first to erase the late fees of children and teens. The District of Columbia’s Public Library... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
The library is getting way coolerCEO Brian Bannon was appointed by Mayor Emanuel in 2012 to update the Chicago P
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
CEO Brian Bannon was appointed by Mayor Emanuel in 2012 to update the Chicago Public Library system. Chance the Rapper famously recorded his mixtape at the Harold Washington Library. This is important for Crown as he utilizes Chicago’s library as a... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Hundreds of French books coming to Millstream Elementaryhave already started to hit the shelves, but there are still between 300 to 400
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
have already started to hit the shelves, but there are still between 300 to 400 books that need to be entered into the library system. Books will be available for all grade levels and learning needs. “This is a really exciting thing to see our... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Catonsville immigration forum canceled after threats of protestsit wasn’t in the public’s best interest to move forward with it,” Erica Palmisa
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
it wasn’t in the public’s best interest to move forward with it,” Erica Palmisano, spokeswoman for the Baltimore County library system, said. The nonpartisan League and library received phone calls, emails and visits urging them to withdraw the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
State librarian to receive Lynda Carlberg Awardmemory in recognition of librarians who help build "great libraries." Carlberg
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
memory in recognition of librarians who help build "great libraries." Carlberg, director of the Calcasieu Parish Public Library system for decades, was killed in a car accident in 1997. Hamilton received the award Tuesday during the Libraries... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Phoenix candidate tapped to lead public libraryBy JUSTIN Wier YOUNGSTOWN Aimee Fifarek said leading a public library system
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
By JUSTIN Wier YOUNGSTOWN Aimee Fifarek said leading a public library system has been a goal of hers, and the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County provides the right opportunity. “I think Ohio has a long tradition of really loving its... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown-Mahoning library board taps Phoenix woman for librarianYOUNGSTOWN Aimee Fifarek said leading a public library system has been a goal
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN Aimee Fifarek said leading a public library system has been a goal of hers, and the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County provides the right opportunity. “I think Ohio has a long tradition of really loving its libraries and a... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Washoe County Libraries to Close for Professional Development Day18, for a staff training day. The training day is being held in an effort to f
KTVN Reno / Posted 5 days ago
18, for a staff training day. The training day is being held in an effort to foster better communication within the Library System and facilitate improved service to the community. Patrons are advised that book drops will be available as... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Award winning author to tour the Peacewhich we think is really important to highlight for the community,” said Emma S
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
which we think is really important to highlight for the community,” said Emma Stewart, library consultant with the Peace Library System which is holding the event. Paquette won the Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature in 2015... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
New library manager stresses community ownershipwhen I got into library work that I wanted to take it as far as I could,” she s
Forest Lake Times / Posted 6 days ago
when I got into library work that I wanted to take it as far as I could,” she said. “Working with the Washington County library system has been great, as I have been afforded many leadership opportunities, and I am very excited to be stepping... Read more
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11 News Houston
$600K expenditure on CD's draws questions for Fort Worth library systema $600,000 contract to purchase music CD's at library branches over the next th
11 News Houston / Posted 6 days ago
a $600,000 contract to purchase music CD's at library branches over the next three years. The expenditure comes as the library system opens two new branches planned for late 2018 and 2019. Manya Shorr is director of the Fort Worth Library... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
National honor for Pierce County LibrariesPierce County Library System has been recognized by Urban Libraries Council wit
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
Pierce County Library System has been recognized by Urban Libraries Council with an Innovative Initiatives Award, citing the Library System as “an innovative leader in building communities.” At ULC’s Annual Forum Oct. 11, in St. Paul, Minn., the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Eudora Welty Library reopens to awaiting publicstudents researching papers. "When the library is quiet and there's no one the
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
students researching papers. "When the library is quiet and there's no one there, it's just not right," said Jackson Hinds Library System Executive Director Patty Furr. But now things are back to normal at the library. During its reopening, the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Eudora Welty Library reopens to awaiting publicstudents researching papers. "When the library is quiet and there's no one the
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
students researching papers. "When the library is quiet and there's no one there, it's just not right," said Jackson Hinds Library System Executive Director Patty Furr. But now things are back to normal at the library. During its reopening, the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce opposes library millagein the city. Supporters of the millage request say it is equal to the rate cur
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 days ago
in the city. Supporters of the millage request say it is equal to the rate currently in place to support the entire library system. The new 20 year tax would be used for expanded purposes including operations and maintenance. Today the... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
$600K expenditure on CD's draws questions for Fort Worth library systema $600,000 contract to purchase music CD's at library branches over the next th
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 6 days ago
a $600,000 contract to purchase music CD's at library branches over the next three years. The expenditure comes as the library system opens two new branches planned for late 2018 and 2019. Manya Shorr is director of the Fort Worth Library... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Decision expected Tuesday on new library directorAlleman, director of the McKinley Memorial Library in Niles; Patricia Crosby, a
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 days ago
Alleman, director of the McKinley Memorial Library in Niles; Patricia Crosby, assistant director of the Pickens County Library System in South Carolina; Aimee Fifarek, deputy director of information technology and digital initiatives at the... Read more
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Colorado Daily
New Gunbarrel branch a priority in Boulder Public Library master planbefore being adopted next year. Visitor numbers and programming hours are at a
Colorado Daily / Posted 7 days ago
before being adopted next year. Visitor numbers and programming hours are at all-time highs for the Boulder Public Library system, which is enjoying stability and growth often not found in the time since the last 10-year update, during... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
New Gunbarrel branch a priority in Boulder Public Library master planbefore being adopted next year. Visitor numbers and programming hours are at a
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 8 days ago
before being adopted next year. Visitor numbers and programming hours are at all-time highs for the Boulder Public Library system, which is enjoying stability and growth often not found in the time since the last 10-year update, during... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Local author shares his workwas ever interested in books by local authors,” Dube said. “They looked at it a
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
was ever interested in books by local authors,” Dube said. “They looked at it and now it is part of the Onondaga County library system. They asked me if I would be interested in doing something and talking about my book and I thought it was a... Read more
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The Columbian
Storyteller takes a deeper look, leading to discovering own ‘American spirit’in venues such as Portland’s Backfence PDX and last year’s Off the Page series,
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
in venues such as Portland’s Backfence PDX and last year’s Off the Page series, hosted by the Fort Vancouver Regional Library system. He even hatched the idea of pulling his works together and staging the whole as a one-man show — starring a... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Cemetery Strolls feature interesting charactersoldest part of Maple Leaf Cemetery is a gentleman who not only played an integr
Chatham Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
oldest part of Maple Leaf Cemetery is a gentleman who not only played an integral role in the formation of Chatham’s public library system but was also the author of the fourth novel ever written in Canada. A.S. Holmes, a resident of the former... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
State Fire Marshal reopens Eudora Welty Librarya big difference, because we have a lot of folks who are just desperate to get
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
a big difference, because we have a lot of folks who are just desperate to get down to this library," said Jackson Hinds Library System Executive Director Patty Furr. "Her crew has worked to get us to this point, and we're going to take... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
ALERT: Library patrons in 10 Western Wisconsin counties affected in data breachusers, including in Eau Claire, may have had their personal information stolen.
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 10 days ago
users, including in Eau Claire, may have had their personal information stolen. On Friday, Sept. 15, Indianhead Federated Library System, a consortium of public libraries that covers 10 counties including Eau Claire and Chippewa, learned a data... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
5 Around Town: Latin American Fest, Children's Fest, Big Book Sale, fundraiser walks and a new haunted housethrough Sunday at the Omar Shrine Auditorium. Proceeds will benefit the thousan
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 11 days ago
through Sunday at the Omar Shrine Auditorium. Proceeds will benefit the thousands of programs through the Charleston County Library system. Admission is free and items will be half price on Sunday. The sale is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday,... Read more
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Arkansas Business
CALS to Revamp Its WebsiteThe library isn’t shushing folks about its plan to redesign its website. In fac
Arkansas Business / Posted 11 days ago
The library isn’t shushing folks about its plan to redesign its website. In fact, the Central Arkansas Library System is shouting it from the rooftops. CALS wants web users to find a fresh look, easier navigation and integrated e-commerce when they... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
United Way announces fall Health Check clinicsFunctions, Pulmonary Rehab, Cardiac Rehab, Women’s Center Health, Family Center
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 12 days ago
Functions, Pulmonary Rehab, Cardiac Rehab, Women’s Center Health, Family Center Mental Health Center. The Monroe County Library System and the Monroe Cancer Connection have information stations. A private sector company comes in to do hearing... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Old library closes without fanfaremaking progress with the project. The temporary site is ready for the move," sa
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 12 days ago
making progress with the project. The temporary site is ready for the move," said Mindi Simon, manager for the Lee County Library System. "It's not sad, it's exciting because we're not closing a library, we're building a new one. We've heard... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Library director candidates share their visionthe next executive director of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning Co
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 12 days ago
the next executive director of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County discussed how they plan to build on the library system’s successes and move the system into the future. “I will continue with the goals and objectives laid out in... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Great Bend Public Library announces new directorAfter months of strategizing and searching, the Great Bend Public Library and t
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
After months of strategizing and searching, the Great Bend Public Library and the Central Kansas Library System came to an agreement last week who they wanted to direct both organizations. Monday afternoon, at the Great Bend Public Library Board of... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Northeast Town staff present first draft of 2018 budgetwas removed, leaving a gap in the dock), $75,000. Also included on the list wa
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 12 days ago
was removed, leaving a gap in the dock), $75,000. Also included on the list was the implementation of a new integrated library system at the Little Current Public Library. Mr. Williamson explained that the library board is requesting that the... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Oops: One year later, Kettering library’s driveway rebuiltafter a $5.98 million, year-long renovation. Voters in 2012 approved a property
Dayton Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
after a $5.98 million, year-long renovation. Voters in 2012 approved a property tax bond issue to revamp the Dayton Metro Library system. Klose said the Kettering branch design was limited by the need to stay within the existing property... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Struthers lobbies for site of consolidated libraryon where the new library will be built. Mayor Terry Stocker said city administ
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 13 days ago
on where the new library will be built. Mayor Terry Stocker said city administrators have been working to persuade the library system to choose Struthers as the location of the consolidated library but have received little information regarding... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
After 42 years with Penn Libraries, director Carton Rogers is retiringdirector of libraries in 2004. During his considerable time at Penn, Rogers has
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 13 days ago
director of libraries in 2004. During his considerable time at Penn, Rogers has overseen many updates to the University’s library system. “I’ve seen an incredible number of changes, both at the institutional level, and certainly within Penn... Read more
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TribLIVE
Water rates begin to skyrocket across Western Pennsylvania, U.S.areas Export native at London museum during crash; describes confusion, chaos
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
areas Export native at London museum during crash; describes confusion, chaos outside Fate of Greensburg Hempfield library system soon to be decided by voters You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Wamp: If Berke runs for U.S. Senate, he should 'step down' as Chattanooga mayorthe Tennessee Titans and the National Hockey League Predators to Nashville, add
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
the Tennessee Titans and the National Hockey League Predators to Nashville, added to local parks and revamped the city's library system. In 2002, the Democrat ran for governor again, winning and serving two terms. Contact Andy Sher at... Read more
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TribLIVE
Video: Cal U professors, students discuss grant to improve work in medically underserved areasoverdoses Export native at London museum during crash; describes confusion, ch
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
overdoses Export native at London museum during crash; describes confusion, chaos outside Fate of Greensburg Hempfield library system soon to be decided by voters Storage space at Westmoreland Fairgrounds fills up quickly You are solely... Read more
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TribLIVE
University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania coroners coordinate data on drug overdosesareas Export native at London museum during crash; describes confusion, chaos
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
areas Export native at London museum during crash; describes confusion, chaos outside Fate of Greensburg Hempfield library system soon to be decided by voters Storage space at Westmoreland Fairgrounds fills up quickly You are solely... Read more
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The Mercury News
Santa Clara Library’s 2nd annual Comic Con turns make believe into realityshe added. The library expected about 6,000 attendees, according to John Schlo
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
she added. The library expected about 6,000 attendees, according to John Schlosser, a program coordinator for the library system. The event, which was free to the public, was funded by the Santa Clara City Library Foundation and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Newsmaker: Lori Grantfamilies.” Export native at London museum during crash; describes confusion, c
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
families.” Export native at London museum during crash; describes confusion, chaos outside Fate of Greensburg Hempfield library system soon to be decided by voters Storage space at Westmoreland Fairgrounds fills up quickly $1.9 million federal... Read more
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TribLIVE
Fate of Greensburg Hempfield library system soon to be decided by voters | TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville
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TribLIVE
Export native at London museum during crash; describes confusion, chaos outsidemguza@tribweb.com or via Twitter at @meganguzaTrib. Staff writer Bill Beckner c
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
mguza@tribweb.com or via Twitter at @meganguzaTrib. Staff writer Bill Beckner contributed. Fate of Greensburg Hempfield library system soon to be decided by voters Storage space at Westmoreland Fairgrounds fills up quickly $1.9 million federal... Read more
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TribLIVE
Storage space at Westmoreland Fairgrounds fills up quicklythe cost of a movie,” he said. “You get a whole lot more at the fair then you d
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
the cost of a movie,” he said. “You get a whole lot more at the fair then you do at a movie.” Fate of Greensburg Hempfield library system soon to be decided by voters $1.9 million federal grant awarded to Cal U; will help grad students,... Read more
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