NYPL Unveils $317 Million Master Plan for Historic Main Library

The plan, which was unanimously approved by the NYPL board, will mean a 20% increase in public space for research, exhibitions, and educational programs. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ambitious $317 Million NYPL Renovation Plan Detailed in First Public Meeting

In the first public hearing on the plan to renvovate the historic Stephen A. Schwarzman main library, NYPL officials promised to the concerns and desires of their constituents. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury unveils Harry Potter 25th anniversary plans

Bloomsbury has announced plans for a year-long campaign celebrating the 25th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J K Rowling in 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-12 04:16:37 UTC ]
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Knight Foundation Invests $5 Million in 'Library-Centered' Digital Platform

The funding will support the Palace Project, a nascent partnership between LYRASIS and the Digital Public Library of America to develop digital tools and services for libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Historic Home of Warwick's Saved After Friends Raise Millions

More than 30 people raised $8.35 million to buy the building that houses Warwick's bookstore in La Jolla, Calif., saving it from having to move from where it has operated since 1952. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA to Biden Administration: Don't Overlook Libraries in Infrastructure Plan

ALA President Julius C. Jefferson Jr. said that not including libraries in the administration’s plan would be a “missed opportunity” and urged librarians to contact the White House. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Passage of American Rescue Plan Boosts IMLS, Federal Library Funding

The bold $1.9 trillion measure signed into law yesterday includes $200 million in pandemic relief funding for the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the largest single increase in the agency's history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day plans outreach with book club and library collaboration

​A new monthly book club and greater outreach to public and school libraries are among the World Book Day plans for 2021, the charity’s c.e.o. has revealed at this year’s Bookseller Children’s Conference.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 19:52:05 UTC ]
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Controversial Guildhall Library plans put on hold

Plans to move Guildhall Library's vast collections to the London Metropolitan Archive as part of a consolidation of services have been put on hold pending a consultation and more detailed plans. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 04:55:30 UTC ]
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NYC Child Care Plan Includes Using Libraries

The NYC plan to provide education to 1 million students in the fall includes creating 100,000 "learning lab" seats in libraries and other community spaces. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-05 10:33:00 UTC ]
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I Didn’t Have a Plan: The Millions Interviews Nick Flynn

My approach to memoir writing demands a different schedule. It may be more organized. I take notes, I write in condensed bursts. I do that with poetry also, but the process is more alchemic. It’s uncontainable. It’s fluid, I can drift in another realm. The post I Didn’t Have a Plan: The Millions... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-05-29 10:00:01 UTC ]
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OUP unveils plans for Pippi’s 75th birthday

Oxford University Press, the original publisher of Astrid Lindgren’s iconic character, has teamed up with the author’s estate and Riot to celebrate Pippi Longstocking turning 75 Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-16 10:44:02 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Aid Package Includes Millions for Libraries, Schools, and the Arts

The package includes $50 million for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for digital inclusion projects, and a hefty $30.8 billion in relief for schools and colleges. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction unveils 2020 longlist

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction has unveiled this year’s longlist after "lively debates" among the judges. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 10:22:42 UTC ]
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The Brooklyn Historical Society and the Brooklyn Public Library Will Merge

The merger, for which the two institutions are currently seeking public funding, will see the library take on stewardship of BHS's landmark Pierrepont Street building in Brooklyn Heights as well as all of its holdings and programming. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book of Lists: Retirement plan payout boosted Mount Sinai CEO's pay above $12 million in 2017

In the Dec. 23 print edition of the Book of Lists, you’ll find hundreds of CEOs, presidents and other top executives listed alongside the organizations they run. Even more business leaders are... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-12-23 17:08:10 UTC ]
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Walker unveils plans for Maisy Mouse 30th anniversary

Walker Books has revealed its plans to mark the 30th anniversary of Maisy Mouse.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 09:29:48 UTC ]
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PRH publishes gender pay gap nine months early and unveils plans for parental leave

Penguin Random House has revealed its gender pay gap figures nine months early with a largely unchanged balance sheet but with a new initiative which sees all new parents at the company given the opportunity to take 12 months off from next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 23:00:06 UTC ]
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Citing Embargo, Libraries Plan Boycott of Blackstone Digital Audio

A coalition of some 44 public libraries across Washington state is organizing a six-month boycott of Blackstone Publishing's digital audiobooks after the publisher announced last month that it would withhold new release audio titles from libraries for 90 days. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Morning tee time hurts ratings for Tiger Woods’ historic Masters win

The overnight ratings for the CBS telecast of Tigers Woods’ stunning comeback victory at the 2019 Masters on Sunday were hurt by its early morning start time. Coverage of the final round at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., averaged a 7.7 rating in the 56 cities measured by Nielsen. The... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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