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If you want to save souls, first you need to put folks in the pews. It works the same way with libraries, which -- without patrons -- are just large and imposing buildings full of dust and unread books, begging to be shut down by local officials the
If your summer reading list includes historian Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States and you're planning to borrow it from the public library, get in line. Purdue University President Mitch Daniels' aversion to Zinn and his 1980
no, stayed ahead -- by adding online resources and educational programs both for kids, as school libraries go the way of the slide rule, and for adults, as the need for lifelong learning becomes integral to 21st century careers.
Association chair Paula Murdoch said we're thrilled to have Tim join the team as public libraries take a bigger role in our communities and look to how we continue to engage and connect across every part of New Zealand. Tim has held senior digital
Mich. Books and DVDs weren't what Ralph Mandarino wanted when he went to the Grosse Pointe Public Library. The 75-year-old retired businessman checked out a tree lopper and a tape measure, two of the more than 100 tools available to patrons of the
Over in the Netherlands, public libraries have had enough of this, and are taking legal action over the issue , as an article in Future of Copyright reports: Dutch public libraries are bringing a test case to court. The test case is about the right
Whatcom Transportation Authority will host a series of Kids Art contests in July to find art to decorate buses...Two kids from each location will have their works reproduced on the sides of a WTA bus...Bellingham Public Library, Wednesday, July 10,
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