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New Baltimore Voice NewspapersBackpack raffle underway at MacDonald Public Library in New BaltimoreNew Baltimore Voice NewspapersMacDonald Public Library in New Baltimore is helping local students make the transition back to school with a backpack raffle and a new tutoring resource. The backpack raffle began Aug. 2 and runs through Aug. [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
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Shadow Mountain Branch Library hosts tech lab for childrenHi-Desert StarShadow Mountain Branch Library, located in bldg. 692, is new to the Combat Center community and conducted the class to help foster excitement about the future of technology in children from military parents and open their minds to positive opportunities. [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
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Fond du Lac ReporterCampbellsport Public Library collecting items for fundraiserFond du Lac ReporterFOND DU LAC - The Campbellsport Public Library is collecting items for its fundraiser. Many of the programs and the items on the shelves at the Campbellsport Public Library are paid for through donated and raised funds. Just [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
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Globalnews.caThousands of items taken from Edmonton Public Library in past 3 yearsGlobalnews.caMore than 3,000 items have gone missing from the Edmonton Public Library (EPL) system from 2014 to 2017, according to data obtained by Global News. A list of the missing items, which EPL marks as “stolen,” shows that the [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
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Fontana Herald-NewsLibrary Luau will be held in Fontana on Aug. 22Fontana Herald-NewsA Library Luau will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at the Lewis Library and Technology Center, 8437 Sierra Avenue. The free event, which runs from 4 to 7 p.m., will give children a chance to meet and greet [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
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Local, area events focus on eclipseMuskogee Daily PhoenixMuskogee Public Library will have about 30 solar viewers available during its eclipse event, starting noon Monday. Library technology specialist Jason Gonzales said people can bring their lunch and eat in a meeting room. During the eclipse people with ...und weitere [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
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Peru library starts lending Wi-Fi HotspotLaSalle News TribuneTechSoup is a nonprofit organization helping libraries, foundations and nonprofits obtain, understand and use technology. More than 50 Hotspots are circulating at other PrairieCat Libraries. The Peru library plans to add additional Hotspots as usage ... [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
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Santa Barbara EdhatPublic Library Launches New Book ClubsSanta Barbara EdhatThe public is invited to join librarians from the Santa Barbara Public Library in a variety of themed book clubs – there's a group for every type of reader! Each book club is hosted by a librarian and topics range from [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
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Topic: LibrariesPublic LibrariesAfter suffering major damage during a monsoon storm, Burton Barr Library, the main library of the Phoenix Public Library will remain closed until June 2018. On July 15, 2017, high winds lifted the roof of the library causing the rupture of a fire-sprinkler pipe on the top [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
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Topic: BooksThe first five books are: 1) The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, by Jeff Hobbs 2) The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness 3) The Fire Next Time 4) Between the World and Me 5) To Kill A Mockingbird See the full list here. [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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Topic: BooksLibrariansA University of Wyoming faculty member's new book about James Cash Penney explores how the department store icon and his company shaped rural America throughout the 20th century. “I wanted to wrap my mind around the scope of Penney's extensive involvement in agriculture and rural America and, ultimately, understand why [...]
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
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Topic: LibrariansLibrary Of CongressFrom the New YorkTimes Books , LOC's Dr. Carla Hayden finds she needs more space than just a nightstand to keep up with her reading. "I do have books on my night stand, but I have recently had to add three bookcases in my room because it [...]
Fri, Aug 04, 2017
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