Calgary HeraldCalgary police drug blitz targets downtown library dealersCalgary HeraldCalgary cops have thrown the book at alleged members of a drug trafficking ring, accused of plying their trade outside the main downtown library branch and other public spots in the core. Police have charged 29 people with 128 charges after
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Topic: LibrariesThe traditional impression of libraries as places for quiet reading, research, and borrowing books—and of librarians as schoolmarmish shush-ers—is outdated, as they have metamorphosed into bustling civic centers. For instance, Deschutes Public Library in Bend, Oregon, now cooperates with dozens of organizations, from AARP (which helps people with their
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Topic: Public LibrariesIt got me to thinking: Why doesn’t the library team up with somebody with real expertise in the logistics of home delivery — Amazon, UPS or one of the many food delivery services that have sprung up over the past year or so — to figure out a
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Topic: School LibrariesChannel 9 found out a controversial book that’s been pulled from the shelves of Seminole County school libraries is in two more districts.
Last week, Seminole County school leaders pulled “This One Summer” from elementary and high schools after a third-grader brought home the graphic novel.
The book has numerous
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Los Angeles TimesBurbank Public Library contest focuses on amateur photogsLos Angeles TimesNick Green, of Burbank, holds his daughter Kiana, 2, at the awards show where he won top honors for his Still Life – Color image at the Annual Amateur Photo Contest sponsored by Friends of the Burbank Public Library
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