The Future of Libraries Involves Affordable Housing

The Boston Public Library is the latest in a string of public libraries to plan to incorporate affordable housing into its buildings. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-04-19 18:13:54 UTC ]
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The Future of Libraries Involves Affordable Housing

The Boston Public Library is the latest in a string of public libraries to plan to incorporate affordable housing into its buildings. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-04-19 18:13:54 UTC ]
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The Library of the Future: New Ways To Think About Libraries

Taking a look at some of the world's most innovative libraries and library projects as a way of looking toward the future of these important institutions. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-02-26 11:38:35 UTC ]
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How to Get Involved with Your Local Library

Libraries need our support now more than ever. Here are some of the ways you can volunteer and give back to help your local library. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-05-15 10:30:00 UTC ]
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The Future of Libraries

Libraries have existed for 5,000 years, but what does their future look like in an ever-changing world. One writer explores. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-01-18 11:37:00 UTC ]
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House Members Go to Bat for Library Construction Funds in FY2023 Budget

The House has yet to sign on to the Senate's $20 million proposal to fund library construction and renovation, which, if passed, would be the first federal funding for updating library facilities in some 26 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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House Introduces Bill Seeking $5 Billion for Library Facilities

The Build America’s Libraries Act was introduced in the House of Representatives this week by Reps. Andy Levin (D-MI) and Don Young (R-AK) and would provide $5 billion to address decades of needed repairs, updates, as well as the construction of modern library facilities in underserved and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Why this Brooklyn library is betting on a future that’s bigger than books

Brooklyn’s Greenpoint library and environmental education center, by Marble Fairbanks and Scape, points to a climate-literate future. Here’s how. I have spent a lot of time in libraries in my day. But not one like this.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-10-23 12:15:29 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

Terms of sale first enacted in March to help librarians during the Covid-19 crisis will now run through the end of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Susan Orlean sees a bright future for public libraries

If you want to get Susan Orlean riled up, just ask her about the economist who suggested the government could eliminate public libraries and "save taxpayers lots of money" now that we have Amazon for books and Starbucks as a gathering place. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-20 10:00:09 UTC ]
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Why Susan Orlean sees a bright future for public libraries

If you want to get Susan Orlean riled up, just ask her about the economist who suggested the government could eliminate public libraries and “save taxpayers lots of money” now that we have Amazon for books and Starbucks as a gathering place. This modest proposal was published on Forbes.com... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-20 10:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Sweet Summer Reads, Courtesy of Penguin Random House Adult Library Marketing

On Thursday, May 30, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., join Penguin Random House in the Librarians' Lounge (Booth 557) for a meet and greet with some of the publishers' hottest authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Myriad Futures of Libraries

There shouldn’t be some grand, exalted vision of the library's future, writes University of Washington iSchool professor Joe Janes—there should be lots of them. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Zuckerberg's personal charity is part of a push to steer $500 million to affordable housing

As tech companies face mounting pressure to address their role in the California housing crisis, a band of corporations, philanthropies and foundations — including Facebook as well as the personal philanthropic company of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg — are seeking to raise $540 million to... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-01-25 00:05:00 UTC ]
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Mark Zuckerberg's personal charity is part of a push to steer $500 million to affordable housing

As tech companies face mounting pressure to address their role in the California housing crisis, a band of corporations, philanthropies and foundations — including Facebook as well as the personal philanthropic company of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg — are seeking to raise $540 million to... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-01-25 00:05:00 UTC ]
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SoA calls on ACE to increase diversity in the arts and secure libraries' future

The Society of Authors (SoA) has responded to Arts Council England’s consultation on its future strategy, saying it would like ACE to do more to increase diversity in the arts, secure the future of the library service and ensure that young people from all backgrounds can engage in cultural activity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians Celebrate as House Passes Key Library Funding Bill

The House of Representatives on December 19 passed the Museum and Library Services Act (MLSA), paving the way for the Institute of Museum and Library Services to continue distributing federal library funding to the states. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Changes Library E-book Lending Terms

Beginning October 1, 2018, PRH is moving from a perpetual access model (where libraries pay a higher price but retain access to the ebook forever) to a metered model (with lower prices on ebooks that expire after two years). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018: Penguin Random House Honors 'Library Awards for Innovation' Grant Recipients

The awards recognize the nation’s “most innovative public libraries and librarians for community-based library programs that engage citizens in reading and strengthen the social and cultural fabric of their community.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harrow and Ealing libraries back in-house after Carillion collapse

Harrow and Ealing councils have taken their library services back in-house following the collapse of contractor Carillion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leadsom vows to campaign for 'sustainable future' of libraries

Leader of the Commons Andrea Leadsom has promised to campaign for the "sustainable future" of libraries after visiting one threatened with closure in Northamptonshire. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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