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  • 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...
  • A spooky October at Laman Library
    A spooky October at Laman Library
    From a jazz concert to Halloween fun, there’s plenty of activities for kids and adults alike at William F. Laman Library in North Little Rock in October.The popular Live at Laman music series is featuring the saxophone duo, TwiceSax on...
  • Lost Mozart score found in library
    Lost Mozart score found: Penned in 1783, discovered tucked away in library
    Classical music lovers everywhere understand the significance of this latest find of the original score for the melody of Mozart’s Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major. Mozart’s original famous score, thought to be lost for over 200 years...
  • Top 5 classics to celebrate Banned Books Week
    Top 5 classics to celebrate Banned Books Week
    This week, we celebrate Banned Books Week. Libraries, schools and anti-censorship organizations hold events to celebrate the freedom to read. The first Banned Books Week was held in 1982 to keep books in libraries, bookstores and schools. The New...
  • Banned Books Week 2014
    Celebrate Banned Books Week 2014
    Banned Books Week is celebrated in 2014 duringthe week ofSeptember 21-27. This annual event celebrates the freedom of everyone to read and highlights books that have been banned or challenged through the years. According to the American Library...
  • 'Miss Brooks' Story Nook' by Barbara Bottner: Adorable picture book about books
    'Miss Brooks' Story Nook' by Barbara Bottner: Adorable picture book about books
    "Miss Brooks' Story Nook (where tales are told and ogres are welcome)" by Barbara Bottner and illustrated by Michael Emberley is a picture book that will be equally loved by kids and librarians.The librarian is a fabulous character....
  • Buy Food, Benefit Hartford Organizations This Week
    Buy Food, Benefit Hartford Organizations This Week
    Two companies are hosting fundraising days for Hartford organizations this week. On Thursday, the Whole Foods location on Raymond Road in West Hartford Center will give 5% of their net proceeds to Billings Forge Community Works. They describe...