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Four generations show love for Springville Library

Four generations show love for Springville Library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
SPRINGVILLE -- Every Wednesday evening, Shannon Dalley and her daughter Zoe Dalley, 15, have mother-daughter time at the Springville Library. They are part of four generations of the Allred family
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Libraries In The Digital Era?

Libraries In The Digital Era? | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
"TO know your way round a library is to master the whole of culture, i.e. the whole world," Sophie Divry, author of the novel 'The Library of Unrequited Love' once said.
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Local libraries busy with youth, adult reading programs

Local libraries busy with youth, adult reading programs | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
As students across the county say goodbye to school for the summer, they are saying hello to public libraries.
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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READERS and users of the Edo Library in Benin have lamented the poor infrastructure and outdated books stocked in the state-owned library, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports..."

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Library offering summer activities

"Campers from New Life Youth Camp recently visited McIver's Grant Public Library for a little summer reading fun.."

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Tennessee Voices: Public library offers more than books

Tennessee Voices: Public library offers more than books | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
A new community campaign aims to raise $15 million for the library.
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Mumbai's 'American library' can spark love for reading, with its resources and ambience: Cultural Affairs Officer Anamika Chakravorty | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Mumbai's 'American library' can spark love for reading, with its resources and ambience: Cultural Affairs Officer Anamika Chakravorty | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Mumbai's 'American library' can spark love for reading, with its resources and ambience: Cultural Affairs Officer Anamika Chakravorty - With a constant dearth of educational centers and reading halls in Mumbai, we often see students complaining but the American Library, situated at a picturesque location at Bandra-Kurla complex can rightfully be called one of the most spacious and well stocked libraries/reading halls in the city. 
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Nashville libraries encourage people to grow food

Nashville libraries encourage people to grow food | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The Nashville Public Library now gives free seeds to library card holders.
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Stand up for America: Summer reading may be the best reading of all

When readers shift from the obligatory mode of reading to freedom of choice, learning becomes airborne.
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The Library Fight in Plain Sight

The Library Fight in Plain Sight | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
“ It is time to talk seriously about branch libraries. It is time to focus on the community libraries that are within walking distance of nearly each and every New Yorker....”
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Avondale branch of public library upgraded

Avondale branch of public library upgraded | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
The 100-year-old public library on Reading Road was just upgraded.
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Parry Sounders love their library

Parry Sounders love their library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Library circulation numbers on the rise in most categories
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'Fizz! Boom! Read!' at McIver's Grant Public Library this summer

'Fizz! Boom! Read!' at McIver's Grant Public Library this summer | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
McIver's Grant Public Library will be sizzling this summer with science-related fun. The theme of the library's annual summer reading program is "Fizz. Boom. Read!" with books, projects and activities aimed toward youngsters of all ages. "Our programs will be mostly science-related," said McIver's Grant Public Library's Children's Librarian Lara Freidhof. "David Brooks will do a science show, Robin Alford will do a food demonstration and Andy Baker will do some origami."...
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Experiment with Summer Reading at the Williamson County Public Library

Experiment with Summer Reading at the Williamson County Public Library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Everyone in Williamson County is invited to join the Williamson County Public Library’s Summer Library Program and attend the fun programs and events planned f
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Exeter's refurbished library attracts nearly 800 new members in two weeks

Exeter's refurbished library  attracts nearly 800 new members in two weeks | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
EXETER'S readers have always loved their Central Library – and now it seems that they love it even more after its £4.1m re-fit.
During the first 16 days since Exeter Library re-opened...
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Library reports successful year so far

Library reports successful year so far | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
by Tristan TurnerMorinville Community Library Manager Isabelle Cramp presented to Council on the library’s activities from January to May 2014. Cr...
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Summer reading offered for all ages

Summer reading offered for all ages | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Area libraries have begun their summer reading programs, including some for adults and teenagers.
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Tennessee Library Association -Job Board down due to web site migration

Tennessee Library Association -Job Board down due to web site migration | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it

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We will be migrating our job board to a new and improved career center in the next few days. Please be patient with us as we make this transition. We will post information to TLA-L when the migration is complete and new job postings are being accepted.

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2014 Gale/LJ Library of the Year: Edmonton Public Library, Transformed by Teamwork

2014 Gale/LJ Library of the Year: Edmonton Public Library, Transformed by Teamwork | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
For 101 years, Alberta’s Edmonton Public Library (EPL) has galvanized its ever-growing city. From its beginnings above a meat and liquor store in 1913 to its current configuration as a massive, team-driven enterprise, EPL has served as a pioneering gathering place, connecting people and expanding minds. In the process, it changed the parameters of what it means to be a public library and transformed itself. Having the spirit and creativity to do that meant taking risks, innovating, and embracing change. It made EPL a model for all public libraries and the winner of the 2014 Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year Award.
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No more silence in the library

No more silence in the library | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
When you can buy books for cheap on Amazon and research anything online from the comfort of your home, it's easy to dismiss public libraries as dying institutions, crumbling museums for dusty old texts.
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Walnut Library to close June 7 for 5-month, $1 million renovation

Walnut Library to close June 7 for 5-month, $1 million renovation | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Better return those books and DVDs soon. The Walnut branch of the Los Angeles County Library will be closing June 7 for a $1 million renovation. And you don’t want a five-month fine.“We’re excited about our remodeling proje
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The Library Seattle Grew To Love, Or At Least Get Used To

The Library Seattle Grew To Love, Or At Least Get Used To | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
Superstar architect Rem Koolhaas and his Rotterdam-based firm OMA almost didn't build Seattle's iconic downtown library building.
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Lorain Historical Society excited for future - Chronicle-Telegram

Lorain Historical Society excited for future - Chronicle-Telegram | Libraries in Demand | Scoop.it
LORAIN — The Lorain Historical Society is halfway to its $3 million fundraising goal. The society’s Board of Trustees announced at the society’s annual dinner Monday that it has received pledges of $1 million for the Carnegie Library Restoration Campaign. The pledges come on the heels of the society receiving a $500,000 state taxpayer grant Read More...
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