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  • Newspapers
    I do not see my ancestor's obituary online
    Have you ever purchased a subscription to an online newspaper database and not found anything on your ancestor? What if you were advised first to check to see if the newspaper you needed was there first? In genealogical research, you look for...
  •  BookMania:  A reader’s delight at a most prestigious event on the Treasure Coast
    BookMania: A reader’s delight at a most prestigious event on the Treasure Coast
    On Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Jensen Beach High School, the Library Foundation of Martin County in collaboration with the Martin County Library System will present the book festival of the Treasure Coast, BookMania! The book...
  • Curiosity Machine
    Library offers week of fun
    The Palmdale City Library has a whole host of activities this week for Antelope Valley Residents.The Storycrafter’s Club will meet at 4 p.m. on Monday, February 9, 2015 for children ages 5-9 at the library located at 700 E. Palmdale Blvd.A...
  • Meyer Library in 2014
    Stanford begins demolition of Meyer Library
    Demolition crews have begun work on demolishing the J. Henry Meyer Memorial Library at Stanford University today. According to a press release from the university, the project is expected to take 40 working days, with the project being complete...
  • Censorship
    Thieves target occult titles in Oregon library
    Stolen library books are a common issue in a number of libraries across the nation. Interestingly, the types of books thieves demonstrate a preference for often share a similar theme: The occult. A recent article published on Jan. 29, 2015 on the...
  • Wine
    Sierra Madre Library tickets for wine and cuisine tasting fundraiser on sale
    The 45th annual wine and cuisine tasting fundraiser, sponsored by the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library to benefit the library, is set for Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 at the Alverno Villa, 675 W. Highland Ave., Sierra Madre. The event features fine...
  • Exhibits at Laman in February
    Exhibits at Laman in February
    The month of February brings with it two very interesting exhibits at Laman Library in North Little Rock. The Smithsonian’s Mail Call Exhibit explores military mail and communication beginning with the Revolutionary War all the way up to the...
  • Gallery of the Louvre
    Samuel Morse’s “Gallery of the Louvre”opens nine-venue tour at Huntington
    Supposedly, Samuel F.B. Morse was already making his first sketches of the telegraph when he was on the ship back from his artistic study trip to Paris in 1833. Morse is probably better known for his invention of the electromagnetic telegraph and...
  • New Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library branch
    New Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library branch to open in early 2015
    The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library system currently has 17 branches anda new branch near Unser and Central is scheduled to open in spring 2015. The 13-month project began inDecember 2013 and framing was completed in summer 2014. The new...
  • Novel Living: Collecting, Decorating and Crafting with Books
    The book for bibliophiles: Novel Living
    As an author and someone who has a large library—we are also old-fashioned at Home and Living—and love the feel of books, the readability of books, the look of books stacked on tables, in cases and on coffee tables. That’s why...
  • The history of the Goldfield Public Library
    The history of the Goldfield Public Library
    The Goldfield Public Library is a little piece of Nevada history that is quite easy to miss. While today the library is just that, a public library serving Esmeralda County, Nevada, the building that houses it is much older and has some history to...
  • The kids at the Akumal Library
    Volunteering while traveling in Mexico
    Her name is Estefani and she's about five years old. Well, that's my guess anyway because, you see, I can't ask her. Well, I could ask her, but she wouldn't hear me. And even if she heard me, she couldn't tell me. Estafani is...
  • Sign up for the BOOK IT! alumni program
    Sign up for the BOOK IT! alumni program
    The Pizza Hut BOOK IT! program, "motivates children to read more by rewarding them for their reading accomplishments.It can be used to enhance programs that teach children how to read, support comprehension and intervention programs, and...
  • Taste for Literacy supports Crestline Library
    Taste for literacy and winter coat giveaway on the mountain
    This Saturday October 18, Friends of the Crestline Library will hold the 6th annual Taste for Literacy event at San Moritz Lodge next to Lake Gregory. This fundraiser for the Crestline Library runs from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and features samples...
  • East Boston Library is Awarded LEED Gold by USGBC
    East Boston Library Awarded LEED Gold
    On Tuesday, Mayor Walsh announced that the East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library earned LEED Gold certification! Established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute, LEED stands for...