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The Week in Libraries: April 19, 2024

Among the week's headlines: a new report reinforces the value of school libraries; PEN America finds school book bans still surging; and an epic battle over the public library in Superman's hometown of Metropolis (...Illinois). Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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An indie publisher finds its future – with a public library

Angel City Press in Los Angeles has long published local authors. In a bold move, its founders are now giving the press to the city’s public library. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2024-02-28 15:49:05 UTC ]
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L.A. Public Library to Publish Books

The Los Angeles Public Library has become one of the few public libraries in this country with its own press. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-17 17:54:25 UTC ]
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Five Folklorists You’ve Never Heard Of: A Reading List of Overlooked Fairy Tales

I have imbibed fairy tales ever since I was six years old. I used to sneak into the public library and scatter several books on the floor to read, even if I couldn’t read them. My mother used to read the Grimms and Andersen tales aloud to me every night until I could read them […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-04-06 08:53:02 UTC ]
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Oklahoma public library’s sexual content ban also cuts abuse prevention program and Pride displays.

In today’s “why do we have to share a country with these jackasses” news, the board of the public library of Enid and Garfield County in Enid, Oklahoma, voted 3-2 to ban “book displays and library programs that focus on sexual content”—which resulted in the library cancelling not only an adult... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-20 17:26:39 UTC ]
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Our Love for Libraries Told in Photographs

Robert Dawson’s The Public Library: A Photographic Essay is a visual love letter to libraries and a testament to the power of reading. The post Our Love for Libraries Told in Photographs appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2022-01-28 21:30:33 UTC ]
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I’m Not a Librarian But I Work in a Public Library

People assume everyone who works at a library is a librarian, but most of the staff you’ll interact with at large libraries aren't librarians. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-11 10:30:00 UTC ]
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How To Run A Successful Manga Club in Your School or Public Library

Tips, tricks, and ideas for how to run a successful manga club in your school or public library. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-08 10:39:00 UTC ]
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What Do Libraries Do?: 7 Services Your Public Library (Probably) Offers

"What do libraries do?" You may be surprised by these seven basic services your public library offers for free, including job search help. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-01 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Food, Shelter, and the Public Library

If there is any American institution that connects the threads of literacy, learning, and community welfare, it is the local public library. But without access to healthy food and safe housing, writes PW columnist Sari Feldman, no community can fully thrive, a fact driven home during this... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Other Mr. Met

WHEN I WAS growing up in San Francisco in the 1960s and ’70s, I read every baseball book on the shelves of the libraries of my grammar school, junior high, and high school and the local branches of the public library. I absorbed them the way a nine-year-old immigrant might take in a new... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-12-27 13:30:28 UTC ]
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Attention: Please stop microwaving your library books.

As libraries begin to reopen around the country, patrons are excited to get back to borrowing books—but they’re also still nervous about COVID-19, which is understandable. At least some of them have been “getting creative” in their attempts to protect themselves, prompting at least one public... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-23 18:08:53 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Librarians’ Day Set for 10 A.M. Kick Off

BookExpo Online's first full day of programming begins with a panel featureing five library leaders who will take stock of how libraries are handling the coronavirus pandemic thus far and how the public library might change in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay Festival Digital

Hay Festival Digital will feature performances, discussions, and interactive Q&As with over 100 of the world’s greatest writers and thinkers. It will stream online from 22 – 31 May 2020.The opening gala, produced by Hay Festivals in association with the British Council, and AHRC, celebrates... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-05-06 14:45:31 UTC ]
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Tennessee Becomes Second State to Propose ‘Parental Review Boards’ for Public Libraries

The bills propose to give elected parental review boards the power to decide which “age-appropriate" materials can be accessible to minors within a public library, with librarians who don’t comply with the board’s decisions subject to prison time. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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One Week in Reykjavík, by Alizah Holstein

Cultural Cross Sections Alizah Holstein I stepped out of Keflavík airport at 4:30 a.m. Far off in the dimly lit parking lot was the bus to Reykjavík—parked, empty, still off-duty. Winds buffeted me from above, the cold air curling its way up my wrists and... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-12-03 17:31:19 UTC ]
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I Found My American Dream at the Public Library

In his op-ed for Forbes last year, Panos Mourdoukoutas, a professor of economics at LIU Post in New York, suggested that Amazon stores should replace libraries to save taxpayers money. Following the backlash this preposterous suggestion created, Forbes took the article down. But the outpouring... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-12 08:48:09 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: May 17, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Richard Ford is honored by the Library of Congress; Sari Feldman reflects on her career; and the 'random' things you can borrow from a public library. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In L.A., Women Creators Discuss Gender Diversity in the Comics Industry

At a panel called "Women in Comics" held at the L.A. Public Library, five women comics creators discuss how gender and minority diversity in the pop culture industries has improved, and how much more work needs to be done. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lessons from Seattle’s Failed Bid to Rebrand its Public Library

Rebranding efforts in libraries are not uncommon, but a recent, ill-fated bid to rebrand the Seattle Public Library generated a public controversy. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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