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Exploring The World's Greatest Libraries (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post

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Exploring The World's Greatest Libraries (PHOTOS)
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We came across these evocative scarred books in the library of the Chapter of Noyon Cathedral in France. ...
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9 Hotel Libraries (And Library Hotels) That Bring Books To Life - Huffington Post

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9 Hotel Libraries (And Library Hotels) That Bring Books To Life
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When your morning dip is over, though, head just beyond to the real star of this trendy hotel: an all-white reading room with big, shiny coffee table books galore.
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Penguin Expands E-books in Libraries - Publishers Weekly

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MobyLives Penguin Expands E-books in Libraries Publishers Weekly In resuming its relationship with OverDrive, users will again be able to read Penguin library e-books on Kindles, but they must now “sideload” the books via a USB connection directly...
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Mayor Rahm's grand experiment: Libraries without librarians - Chicago Reader

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Chicago Reader Mayor Rahm's grand experiment: Libraries without librarians Chicago Reader In any regard, by the time Devine was done juggling the roster, Payton's librarian was teaching Spanish and a teacher's aide was stationed in the library to...
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The Library as Catalyst for Civic Engagment | Reinventing Libraries - Library Journal

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The Library as Catalyst for Civic Engagment | Reinventing Libraries Library Journal In his recent book Library 2020: Today's Leading Visionaries Describe Tomorrow's Library (Scarecrow), Joseph Janes invited librarians and other library stakeholders...
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Why public libraries are glamming up - The Guardian

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The Guardian Why public libraries are glamming up The Guardian The idea of the library as "the living room in the city" was first promulgated in 1970s Scandinavian library design, as architects responded to users' wishes to stay longer, have a...
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Valley Views: Technology can't replace benefits of a school library - Poughkeepsie Journal

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Valley Views: Technology can't replace benefits of a school library Poughkeepsie Journal Last March I was surprised to see a photograph of myself in the Chronogram magazine in a feature about private schools in Dutchess County; I am a school...
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Library fan hit books, became a librarian - Houston Chronicle

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Library fan hit books, became a librarian
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When she's not busy working at the Katy Branch Library, Clarke enjoys working out at the Katy Family YMCA and reading books by best-selling novelist Joshilyn Jackson.
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Columnist: Libraries deserve our support - MiamiHerald.com

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Columnist: Libraries deserve our support MiamiHerald.com Librarians agree that neighborhood libraries are a source of pride for children, adults and senior citizens to use books, access the Internet, job postings, genealogy and many enrichment...
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'Books On Bikes' Helps Seattle Librarians Pedal To The Masses - NPR

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NPR 'Books On Bikes' Helps Seattle Librarians Pedal To The Masses NPR By the loading dock of Seattle's downtown library, librarian Jared Mills checks his tire pressure, secures his iPads and locks down about 100 books to an aluminum trailer the...
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Thief steals wheels of Seattle's 'Books on Bikes' librarian - The Seattle Times (blog)

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Thief steals wheels of Seattle's 'Books on Bikes' librarian
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Mills discovered Wednesday that a key component of his Books on Bikes effort had been stolen the night before. The books are safe.
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From libraries to laundromats: Innovative community partnerships promote literacy - Contra Costa Times

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From libraries to laundromats: Innovative community partnerships promote literacy Contra Costa Times RICHMOND — Galvanized by a national reading campaign, Richmond and communities across California are launching innovative partnerships that are...
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A library is not just about books: it's also a place for the vulnerable - The Guardian

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A library is not just about books: it's also a place for the vulnerable
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I'd run up the ramp, the drumming of my feet on it heralding my reunion with stories. I read from one end of the library to the other.
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Your Next Great Read - Library Journal

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Your Next Great Read
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Librarians have used many strategies to connect individual readers with books: displays, in-person RA interviews, discussion groups, read-alike lists, posters, blogs, and social networking tools.
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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming - The Guardian

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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming
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And to give them nowhere to read those books. I was lucky. I had an excellent local library growing up.
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Three memoirs that prove libraries and books save lives - Los Angeles Times

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Three memoirs that prove libraries and books save lives
Los Angeles Times
Just as important, she read books (given to her by the librarian at the Arroyo Seco branch of the Los Angeles Public Library) that transported her to other places.
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At libraries, books alone can't attract visitors - The Express Tribune

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At libraries, books alone can't attract visitors
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The library has a collection of hundreds of books but the lack of facilities is keeping readers away.
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ATM libraries promote reading habits - Xinhua

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ATM libraries promote reading habits Xinhua "From these roadside ATM libraries, we have found that literary and sociological books are the mostpopular among our readers," said Wang Qi, an official with the publicity department of the Capital...
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With Modern Makeovers, America's Libraries Are Branching Out - NPR

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The Central Library in Austin, Texas just broke ground on a new building that promises such new features as outdoor reading porches and a cafe.
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Nothing to read? Airport libraries to the rescue - USA TODAY

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Nothing to read? Airport libraries to the rescue USA TODAY Staffed by a librarian who received an extra $4 in her paycheck to cover airport parking, the Nashville Public Library reading room was the first time a public library was ever established...
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Libraries' Leading Roles: On Stage, On Screen And In Song - NPR

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Libraries' Leading Roles: On Stage, On Screen And In Song
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(That spinster librarian thing again — fate worse than death, right?
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12 Best Fictional Libraries - Paste Magazine (blog)

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12 Best Fictional Libraries
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And the perfect reading spot? The library, of course. Not only do libraries offer a wealth of reading material, but they also provide a quiet, distraction-free reading zone.
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At Libraries Across America, It's Game On - NPR

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According to a study published in Library Journal last year, about 15 percent of libraries in the U.S. currently lend games to cardholders to take home. But other research ...
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Public libraries and 'big six' publishers fight over e-books - Los Angeles Times

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Public libraries and 'big six' publishers fight over e-books
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Libraries buy lots of books. Library patrons like to read bestsellers at the library.
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Library helps babies learn to love books - Florida Times-Union

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Library helps babies learn to love books Florida Times-Union Seven-month-old Noah Van Bussum beamed as he looked at the pictures in the book that volunteer Suzanne Egeln was reading to the Just For Babies story time group Tuesday morning at the...
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