Journalism and Libraries: ‘Both Exist to Support Strong, Well-Informed Communities’

In Weare, New Hampshire, a small town about 45 minutes from the state’s southern border with Massachusetts, the local newspaper Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-20 19:15:00 UTC ]
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Google pledges $10M to support businesses in underserved communities via libraries

Google has long been a philanthropic powerhouse, with STEM education, economic security and inclusion as top priorities. Through its charitable arm, the company also is tackling housing and homelessness, along with criminal justice reform. Next up — libraries. On Thursday, Google.org announced... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-03 21:51:27 UTC ]
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Communities rally together in support of National Libraries Day

Libraries across the country are hosting a range of events to encourage their communities to show "solidarity and support" in celebration of "our fantastic, vibrant libraries" to mark National Libraries Day tomorrow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Twelve per cent of libraries soon to have "significant" community support

Twelve per cent of all libraries could have “significant" support from volunteers in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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State Library Victoria proves libraries aren't just about books: they're about community

In our digital age, libraries are spaces for community and connection. The new State Library Victoria proves libaries have an exciting future. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-12-08 18:49:50 UTC ]
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ABA Donates $100K to BINC, Offers Strong Support

American Booksellers Association CEO Allison Hill said the organization had donated $100,000 to BINC. In addition, it is reducing membership fees, paying out for e-commerce faster, and running a daily open forum for members. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Turning libraries into community hubs 'to blame for decline' in use, says Coates

The use of libraries for community activities rather than just as a repository for books has led to a fall in their use rather than an increase, according to a new report by campaigner Tim Coates. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 22:33:22 UTC ]
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The Library Community Readies for PLA 2020 in Nashville

With A-list keynote speakers, a rich professional program, and the storied city of Nashville taking center stage, the 2020 PLA conference is set up to be a great one. Here's all of PW's preconference coverage. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Economic Case for Supporting Libraries

Libraries do so much for so many, but what about the economic evidence of these benefits? Learn about the return on investment of libraries. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-06 11:39:24 UTC ]
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CILIP pushes for library support in election campaign

CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, is leading a campaign calling for politicians to make local libraries a big election issue. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 17:51:40 UTC ]
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Libraries Are Even More Important to Contemporary Community Than We Thought

Libraries are not the kinds of institutions that social scientists, policy makers, and community leaders usually bring up when they discuss social capital and how to build it. Since Tocqueville, most leading thinkers about social and civic life have extolled the value of voluntary associations... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-24 08:47:39 UTC ]
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Kensal Rise Library to reopen after epic community battle

Kensal Rise Library will be reopened this weekend with a guest appearance from long-time supporter Tamsin Greig following an epic eight-year battle over its future. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 12:42:53 UTC ]
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Essex library campaigners urge community groups to withdraw help

Essex library campaigners are warning community groups could face an “unsustainable burden” of nearly £50,000 a year if they choose to run a local library service - and are calling on more to withdraw their offers to run local libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: Indies Support Title 1 Schools

Literacy efforts flourish in the partnership between independent bookstores and schools serving low-income students. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Nielsen Book and Rakuten OverDrive Named Supporters of the UK’s Libraries Week

Both the United States-based Rakuten OverDrive and the UK-based Nielsen Book are named today as new partners for CILIP in Libraries Week 2019. The post Nielsen Book and Rakuten OverDrive Named Supporters of the UK’s Libraries Week appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-17 08:10:12 UTC ]
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Your library's audiobook app now supports Apple CarPlay

Digital reading app Libby has for some time allowed bookworms to play its audiobooks through Android Auto. Following an update that arrived today, folks with CarPlay-enabled infotainment systems can listen to the app's books through their setups too. Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-07-15 19:07:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Learn More About 'Pop Up Libraries,' Baker & Taylor’s Community Engagement Program

Baker & Taylor representatives will be on hand in the lounge throughout the show to answer questions about the innovative new program that can help your library can reach more deeply into the community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Library petition hits 20k signatures after Rowling support

JK Rowling's endorsement of a petition fighting to protect libraries by ringfencing government funding has prompted an additional 10,000 signatures to be added in just four days. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Duchess of Sussex supports Grenfell community kitchen title

PRH's Ebury Press is publishing a book of recipes by women displaced by the Grenfell Tower fire, with a foreword by the Duchess of Sussex. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vermont libraries provide community, not just books

In an era when memberships in social clubs and church attendance are down, and critics say social media appears to be fracturing rather than knitting society together, libraries are stepping in as so-called third places where people can meet and socialize. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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