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Denville Township Public Library offers April programsNew Jersey HillsDENVILLE TWP. - The Denville Township Public Library, located at 121 Diamond Spring Road, has planned several public programs for April. All events are free and open to the public. Register for all programs at www.denvillelibrary.org. • "Grown Up Game ... [...]
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
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Public Library in Nebraska Reopens Amid RevitalizationU.S. News & World ReportThe Sioux City Journal (http://bit.ly/2nl0fc3 ) reports the community gathered for a ribbon-cutting and grand opening of the Walthill Public Library Wednesday. The library reopened Thursday in what was once a garage for the town's firetrucks and ambulance. [...]
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
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Topic: LibrariesLibrary Of CongressGet ready to GET DOWN... at the Library of Congress Disco Dance Party with Gloria Gaynor! It's a celebration of disco culture, music, dance and fashion, as told by the national collections. Gloria Gaynor and her band kick off the night with a one-night-only show commemorating the induction [...]
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
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McPherson Public Library closed April 1 for Fiction Shifting ProjectWellington Daily NewsOn April 1, the McPherson Public Library will close to allow staff and volunteers to undertake a project in the fiction collection. The books in the collection will be shifted from their genre divisions back to alphabetical order by [...]
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
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Rapid City JournalRapid City Public Library seeks bids for security operationsRapid City JournalThe libraries added security personnel a day after a February 2013 incident in which 20-year-old Elijah White Magpie flashed a knife in the city's downtown library. A few minutes after staff ushered him from the library, a rock [...]
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
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American Libraries (blog)Technology Trends, Open Access, and Roxane GayAmerican Libraries (blog)The second full day of the Association of College and Research Libraries' (ACRL) conference in Baltimore featured more calls to action on library funding, discussions of technology trends, and a morning keynote address by author Roxane Gay. The panel ...6 [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
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Normal Public Library boardBloomington PantagraphAdam understands the vital role the library plays in Normal and supports increasing library technology access, growing community programming and building a new library. He also understands that our library should reflect the needs of the community it ... [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
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DOST to put up 150 digital libraries in Eastern Visayas | SunStarSun.StarTHE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will set up digital science library kiosks in 150 elementary and secondary schools in Eastern Visayas. DOST Regional Director Edgardo Esperancilla said their office got at least P12-million funds to put ... [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
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Rivard ReportNew Public Library Branch to Open Its Doors on the EastsideRivard ReportTechnology is ubiquitous throughout the building through wifi, Mac desktops, and Mondopads. Two laptop kiosks allow patrons to check out a laptop for three hours at a time simply by swiping their library card. One kiosk is devoted [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
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Topic: LibrariansLibrariesFrom Onward State a piece about a new series of trading cards for Penn State Librarians. The Penn State librarians have recently collaborated with freelance graphic designer Rogo to design state-of-the-art trading cards, each of which also serve as a business card. The cards are designed specifically for each librarian [...]
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
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Topic: People N PatronsPublic LibrariesSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco public library staffers may soon be trained to administer medication to reverse heroin overdoses among the growing number of opioid users who are homeless. The idea surfaced after an addict was found dead in one of the Civic Center library's [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017
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Topic: LibrariesMoney IssuesPublic LibrariesState LibrariesCalifornia State Librarian, Greg Lucas, seeks money for CA libraries in a visit to Congress. It's going to be a tough fight: The president's budget today proposed deep cuts into public libraries' existing budgets, and it would eliminate perhaps a third of the state library's [...]
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
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