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The Library of the Future Is Here - The Atlantic Cities

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The Atlantic Cities The Library of the Future Is Here The Atlantic Cities "If we can't shine in this environment, in this economy, shame on us," says Corinne Hill, the director of library system in Chattanooga, Tennessee—a system that has...
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Libraries Dust Off Quiet Image With Innovations

Libraries Dust Off Quiet Image With Innovations | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Knight Foundation challenge winners look to build more knowledgeable communities.
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Library Roundup: Last Chance to See Black History Month Photo Exhibit & More - Williamson Source

Library Roundup: Last Chance to See Black History Month Photo Exhibit & More - Williamson Source | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

What's happening in libraries around Williamson County, TN

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Human Condition: Love of reading passes to the next generation

Human Condition: Love of reading passes to the next generation | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
As soon as my granddaughter was able to sit up, she would babble happily away “reading” her books aloud, her small fingers turning the pages.
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Love library renovations deemed successful with increased foot traffic

Love library renovations deemed successful with increased foot traffic | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
If the numbers are any indication, recent renovations to Love Library have paid off.
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Library events in Williamson County this week

Library events in Williamson County this week | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Here are some of the top upcoming events and opportunities at libraries across Williamson County.
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Take advantage of the library’s free database: Oxford Reference Online.

Take advantage of the library’s free database: Oxford Reference Online. | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
By Jessica Dunkel, Reference Assistant We all know Google, the double-edged sword of endless information. It’s fast, free, and extensive, but is it accurate? When you need trusted information fast,...
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Number of library visitors falls by 40 million in four years as austerity measures force closures

Number of library visitors falls by 40 million in four years as austerity measures force closures | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Annual numbers of visitors to libraries have fallen by 40m in just four years, with particularly sharp drops in deprived communities, as austerity measures force closures across the country, it was revealed last night.
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Students Help Renovate The Stevensville Library

Students Help Renovate The Stevensville Library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Dozens of students from the Trapper Creek Job Corps, an alternative high school near Darby, volunteer their vocational skills to paint, spackle, and help themselves.
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Lounging at the library

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"The opening ceremonies for the 2015 Canada Winter Games are two weeks away and the city's transformation is well underway..."

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On the hunt at the library  : Rutland Herald Online

On the hunt at the library  : Rutland Herald Online | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"... What is it about a library? I can’t explain but it always feels warm and friendly..."

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LIFE WITH KIDS: Halifax Central Library a magnificent wonderland

LIFE WITH KIDS: Halifax Central Library a magnificent wonderland | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
After a handful of visits, my family is thoroughly in love with the Halifax Central Library.
It has been open for a month now, so perhaps there have been enough superlatives thrown at the city’s newest marvel. But it’s worth the hype. It’s already one of the best indoor spaces for families in Halifax.
When you factor in the cost — free — it rises to the top of the list.
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'Bibliothecaphilia' reveals love of libraries at Mass MoCA

'Bibliothecaphilia' reveals love of libraries at Mass MoCA | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
NORTH ADAMS >> In the space at the end of the page, someone has written in pen: "I will sing solo gospel and music focused on healing and empowering, lifting up men, brotherhood and gay male relationships.
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Lindale library will remain open

Lindale library will remain open | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Tyler, Texas(KETK) —  The Lindale Library offers several different services to its residents and has been a real treasure to the community.
Recent financial issues put the library in fear
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Remarkable Lessons In Innovation From A Public Library

Remarkable Lessons In Innovation From A Public Library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
There are two ways to run a public library in a small town: the traditional way, or the Maxine Bleiweis way. For the past 17 years, Maxine has been the director of The Westport Library in our suburban town of 27,000 people. In her hands, the library hasn't just been a place [...]
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Remembering Rutherford: County place names have real personal histories

Remembering Rutherford: County place names have real personal histories | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"...Linebaugh offered to loan Murfreesboro $5,000 at 6 percent interest to establish a new public library..."

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Detroit's Frederick Douglass Library to get new technology

Detroit's Frederick Douglass Library to get new technology | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Frederick Douglass Library will have more than 50 new computers and a computer lab
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Lose yourself in libraries | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Lose yourself in libraries | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Lose yourself in libraries - Get your reading hat on as we give you a lowdown on five unusual but promising libraries across westcoast
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@Your Library: Beyond the library’s walls - Chelsea Standard - Heritage Newspapers

@Your Library: Beyond the library’s walls - Chelsea Standard - Heritage Newspapers | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
@Your Library: Beyond the library’s walls - “Libraries are our friends.” – Neil Gaiman
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Hundreds gather in protest at library cuts in Cardiff

Hundreds gather in protest at library cuts in Cardiff | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Read In event is being staged at Cardiff Central Library with dozens of protesters out in force against the cuts to library services
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Hagatna library to reopen Monday

Hagatna library to reopen Monday | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Nieves Flores Memorial Library in Hagåtña, which has been closed for about four months, will reopen Monday.
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Time Travel, Mind-Blowing Digital Archives and More Big Library Ideas That Won Funding Today – Next City

Time Travel, Mind-Blowing Digital Archives and More Big Library Ideas That Won Funding Today – Next City | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Knight Foundation announces winners of News Challenge on Libraries.
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Winters students love their Box Top-funded library | The Valley Breeze

Winters students love their Box Top-funded library | The Valley Breeze | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
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Toronto artist pens love letter to public libraries

Toronto artist pens love letter to public libraries | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Toronto Public Library system doesn't often get the love it deserves. Not only do our libraries have a fascinating history dating back to American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, but they serve as crucial community hubs that continue to foster a love of reading even as they adapt to new technologies...
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The library should be your winter destination

The library should be your winter destination | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Winter can be a difficult time to find affordable, close-to-home activities for children. One option is to bring them to the public library once a week. It’s free and there is so much for them to do.
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