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New York City the past five years have been a period of reinvention. Not because their popularity began to wanequite the opposite. In 2011, New York City libraries had more than 40.5 million visitors. The city's library network is divided between
5 June 2013 0 shares 0 View comments New Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman plans to use her two-year tenure to 'bang the drum' for diversity Parents can be put off from buying a book if it has a black character on the front cover, the new Children'
But he does have a library the $28 million Glenview Public Library, opened in 2011 whose inviting lobby is part art gallery, part cafeteria patrons are welcome to eat and drink there and part social center. No shushing librarian with an index
Libraries are under intense financial pressure due to on-going budget cuts, with news of restructuring, decreases in opening hours, and staff losses increasingly commonplace in the news. While the Better Local Government reforms emphasise efficiency
Behind The Stacks When you think about libraries, you naturally think about books. If you drop by the Fayetteville Public Library this summer, you will quickly find that books are just the beginning. Sat., June 1 marks the kickoff celebration for FPL'
You may have heard of The Big Read, a program by the National Endowment for the Arts that encourages people in a given community or state to read the same book at the same time. That program was launched nationally in 2007, but for the rest of this
If you care about the future of the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries, then Thursday evening is a significant chance to influence it. Each of the three finalists to be the director -- Alan Harkness of the Georgia Public Library Service, Karen Odom of
Michelle Obama says the nation's libraries and museums are creating better, more informed citizens and doing it with fewer resources. The first lady commented Wednesday at the White House as she helped award public service medals to 10 institutions.
Neb. (AP) Seven small public libraries have been given grants to improve services or facilities. The grants were provided by the Kreutz Bennett Donor-Advised Fund , through the Nebraska Community Fund . A committee composed of nieces and nephews of
Four Bureau County libraries are among the 230 Illinois libraries to receive Back to Books grants from the state of Illinois. Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White made the announcement last week, saying the 230 grants total more than $1