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Users decry dearth of books in Edo library

Users decry dearth of books in Edo library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

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READERS and users of the Edo Library in Benin have lamented the poor infrastructure and outdated books stocked in the state-owned library, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports..."

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Blount County Library | First Fruits Catering

Blount County Library | First Fruits Catering | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Noah's Ark theme baby shower was catered by First Fruits Catering and held at the Blount County Library in the private meeting space available for rent.
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Millennials Use Libraries as Much as Their Parents, Which Is Surprising But Completely Awesome

Millennials Use Libraries as Much as Their Parents, Which Is Surprising But Completely Awesome | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"This may be news that’ll surprise you, but a new Pew report released Wednesday confirms it: in the U.S., Millennials are still using libraries as much or more than their parents, DigitalBookWorld reports..."

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Forest Hills Native Celebrates 104 Years of Library Love | The Forum Newsgroup

Forest Hills Native Celebrates 104 Years of Library Love | The Forum Newsgroup | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"Sadie Rosenkrantz is like many other Queens residents: she loves to read. She visits her community library in Forest Hills regularly, at least once a week, and on Tuesday, celebrated her 104th birthday at the library..."

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When it comes to city services, San Antonians love their library - San Antonio Business Journal

When it comes to city services, San Antonians love their library - San Antonio Business Journal | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
San Antonio Public Library officials earned a near-perfect customer satisfaction rating from their library patrons.
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Ms. Cheap's Guide to Fall: Free family fun and more

Ms. Cheap's Guide to Fall: Free family fun and more | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Ms. Cheap Guide to Fall: free family fun and more
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Sunday Hours Restored at Wicomico Public Library

Sunday Hours Restored at Wicomico Public Library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Downtown Branch of Wicomico Public Library announced Monday that it will be open on Sunday throughout the school year beginning in September.
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Monique Bowley: I love a cool place where you get stuff for free

Monique Bowley: I love a cool place where you get stuff for free | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
IMAGINE going to a shop where you could take things home for free.
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Video Library Love Bombs: Julie and Katie

Video Library Love Bombs: Julie and Katie | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Julie and her daughter Katie are ginormous fans of KDL. The awesome pair kicked it news-style recently while at the Comstock Park Branch to proclaim their love for all things library. What's your l...
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▶ Libraries Will Survive (long version) - YouTube

Inspired by the 1978 disco hit "I Will Survive", the lyrics were rewritten to proclaim support for libraries, particularly under the stress of tight budgets....
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Banana & Stephanie Want You To Go To The Library

Banana & Stephanie Want You To Go To The Library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Check out the new commerical with Banana & Stephanie for the Capital Area District Libraries!
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Library Love Bomb: Heather

Library Love Bomb: Heather | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Tomorrow: KDL millage election A life-long library user and KDL volunteer says libraries belong to everyone, and that everyone should be invested in keeping them around. httpv://youtu.be/gkdS00S40G...
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15 things you didn't know you could get at the library

15 things you didn't know you could get at the library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
You can borrow a lot more than the latest thriller or romance novel.
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Dawn Matheson's curator insight, August 7, 5:27 PM

Libraries are a community resource for all kinds of things ... not just books!

 

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Brynwood Needleworks: Benton County Quilt Block Trail...

Brynwood Needleworks: Benton County Quilt Block Trail... | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

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A public meeting was held at the Benton County Library to see if there was any interest in a quilt trail within the county, hoping to get twenty participants. With a grant from the Tennessee River Resort District for materials, the project began in the spring of 2010..."
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Millennials Use Libraries as Much as Their Parents, Which Is Surprising But Completely Awesome

Millennials Use Libraries as Much as Their Parents, Which Is Surprising But Completely Awesome | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"This may be news that’ll surprise you, but a new Pew report released Wednesday confirms it: in the U.S., Millennials are still using libraries as much or more than their parents, DigitalBookWorld reports..."

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New stops added to Northamptonshire County Council's mobile library service

New stops added to Northamptonshire County Council's mobile library service | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Northamptonshire County Council is introducing a number of new stops to its mobile library service in response to customer feedback. Some locations will also see longer stops due to increased...
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Why Your Library May Soon Have Laser Cutters and 3-D Printers | Design | WIRED

Why Your Library May Soon Have Laser Cutters and 3-D Printers | Design | WIRED | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
A survey by John Burke at Miami University found that 109 libraries in the US had a makerspace or were close to opening one.
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Tennessee Family Bible Records

Tennessee Family Bible Records | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
According to the Genealogy in Time newsletter, the Tennessee State Public Library has put online a collection of some 1,500 family bibles that the library has been collecting since the 1920s. The c...
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Letter: Support new library

Letter: Support new library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Thank you for the updates surrounding Aberdeen's library. My family loves the library, and we use it often, checking out new books for myself and my daughters, ages 6 and 9. But we do not love the crowded shelves and rows, computers with a line to us
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Here’s Why We Need to Protect Public Libraries

Here’s Why We Need to Protect Public Libraries | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
We live in a “diverse and often fractious country,” writes Robert Dawson, but there are some things that unite us—among them, our love of libraries. “A locally governed and tax-supported system that dispenses knowledge and information for everyone throughout the country at no cost to its patrons is an astonishing...
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At Libraries Across America, It's Game On

At Libraries Across America, It's Game On | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
In the 1800s, British libraries used gaming rooms to lure patrons away from pubs. Now, across the country, libraries are using video games to attract millennials — and the goal isn't always educational.
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Why We Need Libraries More Than Ever

Why We Need Libraries More Than Ever | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Close your eyes and imagine your public library. Who do you see inside? Yourself? Quiet readers? Students? A hip librarian behind a large wooden desk? A cat named Dewey wending its way through the stacks? This doesn't begin to scratch the surface!...
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Residents save Holderness Road library as Hull City Council announces U-turn

Residents save Holderness Road library as Hull City Council announces U-turn | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
RESIDENTS and local councillors have lifted the immediate threat of closure hanging over Holderness Road Library. In July, the Mail revealed the east Hull library was earmarked for closure as part...
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Haley Museum designated Literary Landmark

Haley Museum designated Literary Landmark | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Alex Haley Museum and Interpretive Center in Henning has been designated a Literary Landmark.
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Homebound Service Delivers The Library To Those In Need - The Lakewood Observer

Homebound Service Delivers The Library To Those In Need - The Lakewood Observer | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

"Lakewood residents are lucky to have a world-class Library in their city, but many times the elderly or sick cannot make it through the doors to take advantage of all the great books, magazines, music and movies the Library offers. That is where some dedicated Library employees come in who bring the Library to their doorstep..."

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White House Inn Library & Museum: Library News

White House Inn Library & Museum: Library News | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

New hours added to the week starting Aug 2.

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