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Dr. Tara Baillargeon and her husband, Aaron, enjoying a night out with friends in Avignon, France, in June 2022. Dr. Tara Baillargeon was named Permanent Dean of University Libraries in the spring of 2022, having assumed the interim role following the retirement of Janice Welburn. This summer, as she settled into her new role, the …

Think about this: where is the only place in your community where you can visit for free, check any book on anything you want, listen to music and watch movies at home, read magazines and newspapers from near or far? , surf the Internet, access the region’s museums or even borrow an instrument that you …

If you’re anything like me, books never cease to seduce you, to delight you, to amaze you and even to intoxicate you. I’d rather spend time in a bookstore than a museum, and I’m a big fan of museums, which might explain why I especially love used bookstores—and public libraries too—because they are like bibliophile …

Although it’s not a provincial holiday, Timmins’ chief executive says the city would violate union contracts if most employees didn’t get the day off Many City of Timmins facilities close Monday for the National Day of Mourning. Although September 19 has been declared a federal holiday for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, it …

The announcement comes after Fife Council confirmed that all schools and nurseries would also be closed on a day which has been declared a public holiday for Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral. The 96-year-old monarch died at Balmoral last Thursday. The cultural trust said all events and activities at libraries, museums and theaters have been …

Summary of weekly news September 13, 2022 – In addition to this week’s NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers weekly news digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch …

Growing up in Iloilo City, I was surrounded by books, thanks to mom, a pharmacist; and dad, a doctor, who were both teachers. My aunt became the first librarian in town. My uncles were voracious readers and subscribers to monthlies like the Reader’s Digest, Contest, National Geographic and Life, which I devoured with relish. Mom …

Marshall has a long history with its public library. A provision for a public library was created in 1880 and officially established in January 1886. On February 12, 1903, Andrew Carnegie granted the town of Marshall $10,000 in funds if the town of Marshall maintained a levy of $1,000 and an appropriate right. …

An innovative project that will transform two Cambridgeshire libraries by installing state-of-the-art community spaces has come closer. The County Council has signed an agreement with Jan Kattein Architects to develop flexible and inclusive spaces in the Central Libraries in March and Cambridge as part of the EverySpace project. A public consultation will take place shortly …

Published: 10:30 a.m. September 7, 2022 An innovative project that will transform two Cambridgeshire libraries by installing state-of-the-art community spaces has come closer. Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) has signed an agreement with Jan Kattein Architects to develop flexible and inclusive spaces in Cambridge Central and March libraries as part of the EverySpace project. A public …

From San Diego Union-Tribune: In the latest example of the growing role modern libraries are playing in their communities, the San Diego Central Library will employ a social worker to assist homeless patrons who make up the majority of visitors each day. San Diego Public Library director Misty Jones welcomes the addition of the social …

Midland County and Ector County Libraries are offering all kinds of events, prizes and discounts for Library Card Signup Month MIDLAND, Texas – The Midland County Court of Commissioners proclaimed September “Library card subscription monthin Midland County on August 22. Now, Ector County Library and Midland County Libraries are doing their part for the month …

Of OCLC/REALM Project: The KINGDOM Public Health Crisis Management Handbook for Archives, Libraries and Museums offers a set of guiding processes, resources and tools to help cultural heritage institutions plan for, navigate through and recover from a significant public health emergency. This resource can help archive, library or museum staff who are part of a …

Secretary of State and Librarian of State Jesse White has awarded $627,624 in 2023 Next Generation Project (PNG) grants to 30 public libraries across the state, including those in Harrisburg and Eldorado. PNG grants enable mentors to work with middle and high school students to develop skills using a variety of technologies. At-risk students learn …

Exchange of museumswhich dubs itself the democratizing “matchmaker” for art donations,” has expanded its network to include healthcare and higher education organizations and partner with libraries, hospitals and universities. . Cullen Sculpture Garden at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, participating in the Museum Exchange … [+] digital platform for art donations (Photo by …

The Caroline Kennedy Library (24590 George Street) and John F. Kennedy Jr. Library (24602 Van Born) will host free Library Open Day celebrations on September 10. The festivities are set from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. According to Library Director Mike McCaffery, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the extensive services and collections …

Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events, welcomes Oscar-winning author and actress Marlee Matlin on Wednesday, September 14. To celebrate Deaf Awareness Month, Marlee Matlin joins Illinois Libraries Present to share her journey in Hollywood and work as an activist. The youngest recipient of the Best Actress Oscar, Matlin’s acting …

Saudi Gazette report Riyadh —THere are a total of 304 museums and 86 public libraries in the Kingdom, according to the latest data released by the Museums Commission of the Ministry of Culture. The Museums Commission, which preserves and celebrates local heritage and culture, seeks to activate state-of-the-art museums throughout the Kingdom, and this in …

By Sarah Elise Shea August 21, 2022 Dylan Burkett/The Cougar Students should support libraries, not cafes, as they are a cheaper and reliable alternative that provides endless resources for students. Cafes are praised by all for their ideal learning environment, but the benefits seem to be waning. The sweet aroma of bitter beans, the grinding …

Charlie Touseull Special for the Arizona Daily Star I love libraries and I love being a librarian. I have always had a passion for reading. As a native of Tucsonan, I have been a patron of the Pima County Public Library since I was a child. The first branch I knew of was the old …

August 19, 2022 Photo courtesy of the Women’s Military Memorial. By Joe Garvey Old Dominion University Libraries is hosting a traveling exhibit that recognizes the contributions of American military women of color. The …

“They were gathering tax information and taking English lessons, watching movies and tracing their family history. They sat in the library, just because it was a nice place to sit, and sometimes they did things that had nothing to do with the library. – Susan Orlean, “The Library Book” In his ode to downtown LA’s …

Click to enlarge Julie Garwood Play on a mini obstacle course at the South Burlington Public Library When I first became a mom in 2018 and was looking for things to do with my little ones, it …

The Yellowstone Trail Heritage Day Committee is donating the latest book on the historic Yellowstone Trail to St. Croix County Trail Libraries. To celebrate the annual Yellowstone Trail Heritage Day on August 13, copies of the book “A Good Road from Plymouth Rock to Puget Sound: A Modern Guide to Driving the Historic Yellowstone Trail, …

SALINAS VALLEY – For some students in the Monterey County Free Libraries (MCFL) service area, including the Salinas Valley, access to school supplies may be simple, but for many it is not. . MCFL’s service area spans approximately 130 miles, from Pajaro in the north near Watsonville to Parkfield in southern Monterey County. Many branches …

Harrisonburg, Virginia — The Furious Flower Poetry Center and James Madison University Libraries are pleased to announce the publication of “Flowering: a framework for mutual growth.” The framework is for leaders of libraries, archives, museums, and arts and humanities centers who want to partner across organizational lines and bring communities together. It is also directly …

The Fort Smith Main Library will be closed August 9-11 for replacement of the building’s air conditioning system. But Diane Holwick, deputy director, assures patrons that all three neighborhood libraries will be open; due dates for anything due during the shutdown will be automatically extended to August 15; and access to Library2Go, hoopla, Kanopy and …

Community Navigator Angi Polito displays the contents of Sensory Activity Kits, available at Randolph County Public Libraries, that caregivers can use with people with dementia. (Randolph County Public Library) ASHEBORO NC (RCPL) – Caregivers of people with dementia are invited to participate in hands-on, multidisciplinary training workshops presented by the Dementia Alliance of North Carolina …

Brian Edwards has been in the library industry since 1999, when he started at his local library in Alameda, where he stored books. He was into the arts in his youth, and the librarian streak runs in the family – his grandmother was a librarian and storyteller. She was fired at one point, but Edwards …

Two public libraries in the area are set to receive grants from the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office under the 2023 Project Next Generation program. PNG grants enable mentors to work with middle and high school students to develop skills using a variety of technologies. At-risk students learn to succeed through project-based learning and learn …

London is one of the best cities to study in the world. It has a rich history of producing world-class scholars and institutions. It attracts students from many countries around the world, making it a melting point for education at all levels. A library will transform your learning prospects by providing the ideal environment for …

NEWS-PHOTO PRESS KITThe Goleta Valley Library will host a Summer Splash to celebrate the end of the summer reading program. It’s scheduled from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. today. Special events are taking place today at Goleta and Solvang Libraries to celebrate their summer reading programs. The summer program finale will include a Summer Splash …

Libraries Executive Member Cllr Greg White said: “Registering children for the Summer Reading Challenge is a great way for parents and guardians to help them maintain their reading levels. The Gadgeteers theme is a wonderful way to help children see the importance of science in our daily lives. Children can choose from a wide range …

MIDDLETOWN – The Library Foundation of Delaware County has announced a new grant opportunity available to every member library of the Delaware County Library System.The Library Foundation of Delaware County will provide $500 to each library to purchase area museum passes for use by all county patrons. Elmwood Park Zoo, Academy of Natural Sciences and …

MIDDLETOWN – The Library Foundation of Delaware County has announced a new grant opportunity available to every member library of the Delaware County Library System.The Library Foundation of Delaware County will provide $500 to each library to purchase area museum passes for use by all county patrons. Elmwood Park Zoo, Academy of Natural Sciences and …

PESHAWAR: The Achievements and Libraries Directorate is working to establish public libraries in 12 districts with the help of Rs 100 million allocated from the current budget, officials said. Officials said Dawn that under plans the province would have a library at the district level in the future. They said the management was also working …

If you’re looking for rare manuscripts and historical books, you’d expect to find them in places like The British Museum Where the Library of Congress. But small libraries around the world often hold a variety of these treasures scattered beyond the stacks. We checked with several San Antonio libraries to see what rarities they had …

DANVILLE —What is your passion? Are you an expert on a topic that might interest other people? We are looking to find residents who would like to present a talk, photo exhibit or demonstration with the community. We bet there are countless people in town who have something interesting to share. We recently had a …

Fenwick Library. Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services A $39,500 grant from LYRASIS will advance an interdisciplinary project based in the George Mason University Libraries and College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The winning entry, “Geographies of Inequity: Exploring the Hidden Lives Next Door,” is inspired by the Center for Mason Legacies study Black people live …

By Linda Stamato “Where books are burned, the one at the end burns men.” These prophetic words of Henry Heine, a 19th-century Jewish poet, were pronounced in 1822; they appear at the beginning of Geraldine Brooks’ gorgeous people of the bookwhich is dedicated “For Librarians”. Among the books consigned to the flames in 1933 are …

School may be closed for the summer, but learning is still going on for Wyoming’s littlest readers and pre-readers. BookFlix, an online GoWYLD resource provided by the Wyoming State Library, promotes early literacy for children in pre-kindergarten through third grade. It’s free for Wyoming residents through their local or home libraries with a library card …

The museums available as part of the Discovery Pass program. By Deven King Summer is the perfect time to catch up on those books to read lists. Along with that, again this summer, the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative is reinstating its Discovery Pass program. With an active Hillsborough County Library Card, residents can receive …

Recently, I came across a commercial catalog that got me thinking. Looking at its vibrantly illustrated cover, I thought of relaxing summer days at the beach. We see a cyclist riding along the shore, a dog following him closely and boats in the distance. I also noticed another thing. The company name refers to sewing …

KCC Library Service is delighted to present Gadgeteers, the theme for this year’s summer reading challenge for young people Children are invited to join the Gadgeteers – Aisha, Eddie, Leo, Maggie, James and Ajay – to discover the amazing science and innovation behind the world around them. Kent Libraries and The Reading Agency join forces …

From Institute of Museum and Library Services: The Institute of Museum and Library Services is now accepting fiscal year 2023 proposals for National Library Leadership Grants (NLG-L)and the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) . Applicants have until September 21, 2022 to submit their two-page preliminary proposals. The National Leadership Grants for Libraries program …

Read this in the Manila Times digital edition. LEGISLATIVES should consider introducing a bill creating a US-like presidential library system. In fact, the term “library” seems imprecise because these places are more like archives. And if that suggestion gains traction, the program might as well start by building one for former President Rodrigo Duterte. In …

Many area libraries waived overdue fines at the height of the pandemic, but now several have decided to make their no-fines policy more permanent. The Attleboro and Mansfield Public Libraries recently announced that they have decided not to pay longer-term fines. Libraries had waived fines after reopening during the pandemic to bring patrons back to …

Ladino singer-songwriter Sarah Aroeste discusses how the migration of Sephardic Jews from Spain to Macedonia and Greece shaped Ladino music. Aroeste performed on June 27 at the 2022 Conference of the Association of Jewish Libraries. Photo: Sally Stieglitz The breadth and depth of Jewish cultural heritage and history was explored at the Association of Jewish …

LSU Libraries is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich history and diverse culture of Louisiana communities. In this spirit, the libraries this summer presented the Y’ALL 2022 prize to the River Road African American Museum in Donaldsonville. The Y’ALL award was created in 2019 and stands for “You Are Louisiana’s Legacy”. Its goal is …

Young readers are invited to discover the science and innovation behind the world around them in this year’s summer reading challenge. North Yorkshire Libraries and the Reading Agency are launching the challenge, which this year takes on the Gadgeteers theme, for children aged 4-11, encouraging them to read six library books over the summer holidays. …

DANVILLE —The theme of this year’s summer reading program is Oceans of Possibilities, and we invite residents to read and discuss “The Perfect Storm” by Sebastien Junger. The book details the loss of the Andrea Gail of Gloucester, MA and her crew who were lost at sea in severe storms. Even if you’ve already read …

Libraries in the Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System currently offer discounted passes to area museums. These passes can be borrowed like a book and are available to library cardholders from any library that is a member of the CEFL system. Thanks to a Generous Acts grant from the Adirondack Foundation, all libraries have at least …

Hello everyone! It’s Wednesday in Roanoke and I’m back in your inbox with everything you need to know about what’s happening locally. I wish you all a nice day. Let’s dive into it. High: 86 Low: 67. 📢 I am looking for business owners and marketers in Roanoke who want to get noticed, connect with …

Libraries and museums nationwide have begun to recover lost and obscured texts on documents of historical significance using low-cost spectral imaging systems developed by professors and students at the Rochester Institute of Technology. The systems collect images in many wavelengths of light to reveal faded text that is undetectable to the human eye. They were …

The Smithsonian Libraries and Archives and the Smithsonian’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage open a new exhibit, “Music HerStory: Women and the Music of Social Change” at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History on June 22. “Music HerStory” will be on display until February 20, 2024. Women’s leadership in music and social change …

Illustration: © IoT for all The market is saturated with information, education and entertainment, which means people need a variety of offerings. Modern libraries, in tune with the changing times and as part of the service industry, use technology to retain their readers. The IoT has enabled libraries to use RFID, drones, blockchain, AI, and …

AJL conference attendees at the 2019 conference, the last time the organization met in person | Courtesy of the Association of Jewish Libraries Jewish librarians are more than little old ladies with tight buns and glasses. And being a librarian is more than looking for a dusty book on a shelf. Library and information science …

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania — In addition to the traditional library fare of books, music and movies, patrons of nearly a dozen local libraries can now check out free passes to the Lewisburg Children’s Museum. “Getting a free pass to visit the Museum is as easy as visiting your local library,” said Kahla DeSmit, Executive Director of …

Bloomington Pop-up story time; 10-10:30 a.m. June 21, McLean County History Museum Courtroom; registration required; 0-11 years old; free admission on Tuesdays. Story time on the go; 3:30-4:30 p.m. June 22, Evergreen Park Bookmobile Stop; 0-11 years old; no registration required. Story time on the go; 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., June 23, Wingover Bookmobile …

Public libraries are one of the anchoring institutions of a community, a source of pride, a place of reflection and a quiet refuge from the sometimes chaotic outside world. Americans visited public libraries 1.3 billion times in 2018. More than 172 million Americans have library cards. And more than 99% of libraries offer free Internet …

The National University of Science and Technology (Nust) yesterday donated President Mnangagwa’s biography to 36 libraries in Bulawayo so that schoolchildren and young people can be inspired to lead. As part of the commemoration of June 16, the Day of the African Child, Nust donated 900 books titled, A Life of Sacrifice, a biography of …

A pilot program allowing library card holders free access to Hamilton’s eight civic museums has been extended for two years. The project was launched in 2019, but staff say they have been unable to assess the impact due to facility closures over the past two years related to COVID. Read more: Free museum tours along …

It’s that time of year when students of all ages are on school break, and you might be wondering, “How am I going to keep them active and engaged for so many weeks, on a budget and without losing patience?” OK, I project myself as a parent, now with two young teenagers in our house …

Bloomington Pop-Up Storytime; 10:00 a.m. June 14, courtroom at the McLean County Museum of History, 200 N. Main St., Bloomington; 0-11 years old; registration required. STEAM: Lego Construction; 10-11 a.m., June 15, McLean County Extension Office, 1615 Commerce Parkway, Bloomington; 5-12 years old; free; registration required. Bike Care 101 with the WBRP Bike Co-Op; 2 …

As far back as I can remember, the library has been part of my life. I remember going to the library as a very small child and being mesmerized by the endless supply of books waiting for me to choose from. Once a week, my mother took us to the library and I always left …

Coventry City Libraries are delighted to announce the presence of Digital Spaces. It will be a two-day showcase of live events that will include digital activities, artwork and immersive experiences that celebrate Coventry’s libraries as places of creativity, community and new perspectives. . On Friday July 1 and Saturday July 2, the digital spaces in …

I want to let everyone know about the services available at our local libraries. I know many of us think of libraries and instantly see shelves of books. While books are and always will be an important part of our libraries, much more is available. Students can benefit from private lessons, you can borrow DVDs/Blu-Rays …

Library reading programs are launching across the county, offering prizes, classes and activities to keep young minds — and older ones too — active and busy this summer. Studies have repeatedly shown that when children read during the summer, they are able to maintain their level of learning from one school year to the next. …

The Berks County Public Library System has completed the latest of two major purchases of its countywide digital collection, spending the remaining $50,000 of US federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to increase the number of electronic documents available to residents of Berks County. Nearly 1,600 digital titles have been added to …

Haley Middlebrook The Wiregrass Museum of Art’s teen council has launched its new project, “Free Little Art Supplies Libraries”, using old newspaper racks donated by the Dothan Eagle and repurposing and painting them to become small supply libraries free art. The WMA Teen Council has partnered with Dothan Leisure Services to carry out this new …

Angry with taxpayer-funded libraries, a Nelson man started his own members-only institution. Manager Kym Parsons is appealing for donations of “artifacts, works of art and literature”, as well as furniture for the Nelson Athenaeum, which is currently in a room near the grandstand at the A&P Showgrounds in Richmond . The venture began in January …

VOLUNTEERS are needed by Warrington Libraries to help with a special summer challenge. Young volunteers between the ages of 14 and 24 are wanted to participate in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge activities and events. The summer vacation event, supported by The Reading Agency, has been designed to fuel the imagination of young people with …

Libraries may be full of books, but they offer so much more to their cardholders, including free museum entry with the Experience Kits program. Beginning June 1, libraries, including the Monroeville Public Library, will offer their cardholders free admission to nine historic sites: Sen. John Heinz History Center, Duncan & Miller Glass Museum, Fort Pitt …

Drag Queen Story Hour is back in New York schools and libraries like it never left – because it isn’t. After outrage from parents who didn’t think their children needed to be read about non-binary pronouns and toddlers by men and women dressed as the opposite sex, New York City continued to fund and developing …

May 22 marks the start of History Week. Local museums and libraries are planning events to be held throughout the week that will help educate the Erie community about its history. The Hagen History Center hosted a free admission day on Sunday to kick off the start of History Week in hopes of uniting community …

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Fill your summer with events and activities, reading challenges, and the chance to win great prizes by signing up for the New Orleans Public Library’s annual Summer Fun program. It starts June 1. Libraries across the country are running summer reading programs to encourage reading as a lifelong habit, help children and teens maintain their …

(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) – All through next week, the Erie County Public Library has partnered with other organizations to promote the preservation of history. From May 22-28, the library will host events and workshops at its branches, in the community, and via Zoom. Over 25 participating organizations and individuals will offer over 30 different programs throughout the …

North Yorkshire Libraries and two county museums are joining forces to encourage residents to discover and appreciate their community’s heritage during Local History Month in May. Events will take place in county libraries while the Ryedale Folk Museum and the Dales Countryside Museum have dialect and language as their theme for the month. These events …

Writing a comprehensive history of libraries is no easy task. Questions of definition, purpose, accessibility and function need to be addressed. Not only are there no unique answers to these questions, but the answers change over time and vary from region to region. Andrew Pettegree and Authur der Weduwen take on this difficult task in …

Events are held at county libraries while the Ryedale Folk Museum and the Dales Countryside Museum focus on dialect and language for the month. These events are part of a research project into the way we speak, carried out by the University of Leeds. Chrys Mellor, General Manager of Libraries, said: “Dialect and language are …

I am happy to report that Otis Library has been selected for another special collaborative project of statewide significance. titled the Community History Project, participating institutions will use history and contemporary collecting practices to ensure that the stories and experiences of minority communities affected by the pandemic are not lost in time. A launch event …

Monday 09 May 2022 18:42 (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) Cultural venues, including museums, galleries and public libraries, will receive an injection of £128million to improve accessibility to the arts and safeguard their future. Organizations are now encouraged by the government to submit expressions of interest to receive support following the previous allocation of £48million …

In the fall of 2019, a new Virtual Reality (VR) facility came to India much to the delight of fans of the new technology in the country. This VR artwork was especially important for book lovers. It was Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis in VR. Visitors wearing headphones virtually entered the bedroom of Kafka’s character, Gregor Samsa, …

PORTSMOUTH – If you’re visiting a museum, looking for free entertainment, learning to express yourself, starting your garden, facing tough choices, thinking about books and films, cycling or helping your community this month – visit your local library. We can’t say it enough! They have everything you need and their friendly staff can’t wait to …

ATKINSON — Friends of the Library Biannual Sale of books and garage sale will be held in conjunction with the Town Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Books will be sold per bag for $5 to $20, depending on bag size. Bring your own bag or buy one …

Along with community-wide improvements around the world, individuals in the United States are growing their own food at home, creating positive environmental change household by household. 1. United States “Climate Victory Gardens” feed Americans while contributing to a healthier environment. During World War I and World War II, some 20 million families across the United …

I enjoy traveling to rural Arkansas and love the libraries. So I’ve been spending a lot of time the past few weeks with a book from the University of Arkansas Press that combines those passions. “Remote Access: Small Public Libraries in Arkansas” celebrates rural libraries, the people who work there, and those who come there …

I enjoy traveling to rural Arkansas and love the libraries. So I’ve been spending a lot of time the past few weeks with a book from the University of Arkansas Press that combines those passions. “Remote Access: Small Public Libraries in Arkansas” celebrates rural libraries, the people who work there, and those who come there …

My mother was born in Sambir, Ukraine, and my father in Przemyśl, Poland. They both spent their childhood as refugees. They lived among displaced Ukrainians who fled to Austria and Germany as the Red Army advanced in July 1944. My grandparents’ decision to abandon their homes and leave everything behind saved my parents from the …

As the warm weather returns, the Friends of Milford Library (FOML) have announced that Milford’s ‘little libraries’ are open again for the season. “We love our small libraries, which follow the simple concept of ‘take a book, leave a book,’” said Pam Pilla, president of FOML. “This simple gesture – giving and receiving – helps …

the California State Library Park Pass Programlaunched two weeks ago, offers free daytime entry for vehicles California State Parks for library users. More than 1,184 public libraries now hold park passes, which are available at checkout for any library card holder. Passes provide free park admission for a passenger vehicle for up to nine people, …

The City of Oakland is asking voters to extend the annual package tax for 30 years to keep public libraries operating at current levels, expanding their collections, running youth programs and upgrading their technology. If Measure C does not pass in the June 7 primary election, the library system will have to cut spending by …

Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration between public libraries offering high-quality events, welcomes bestselling author and musician Michelle Zauner on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, and bestselling author Jessamine Chan and acclaimed author Emily Maloney on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Join us for an evening with musician and author Michelle Zauner as she discusses her music …

In partnership with the Office of First Partner and the California State Library, State Parks is offering free daytime vehicle admission to more than 200 participating state park units operated by State Parks to state cardholders. library in the Golden State. The California State Library Parks Pass is valid for entry of a passenger vehicle …

MCU Alden Library Ohio University Libraries is pleased to announce that Miriam Nelson, Director of the Mahn Center, Preservation and Digital Initiativesreceived a scholarship from National Foundation for the Humanities. The $50,000 grant will be used for a preservation assessment to create a roadmap for the digitization of over 2,000 audiovisual records from Alwin Nikolais …

Teams of archivists and librarians work to save Ukrainian library and museum collections This article from Ksenya Kiebuzinski, University of Toronto originally appeared on Conversation and is published here with permission. My mother was born in Sambir, Ukraine, and my father in Przemyśl, Poland. They both spent their childhood as refugees. They lived among displaced …

Today, teams of archivists and librarians work to safeguard the collections of Ukrainian libraries and museums A photo taken on April 8, 2022 shows books in the rubble of a collapsed building in the town of Borodianka, northwest of Kyiv. AFP My mother was born in Sambir, Ukraine, and my father in Przemyśl, Poland. They …

My mother was born in Sambir, Ukraine, and my father in Przemyśl, Poland. They both spent their childhood as refugees. They lived among displaced Ukrainians who fled to Austria and Germany as the Red Army advanced in July 1944. My grandparents’ decision to abandon their homes and leave everything behind saved my parents from the …

My mother was born in Sambir, Ukraine, and my father in Przemyśl, Poland. They both spent their childhood as refugees. They lived among displaced Ukrainians who fled to Austria and Germany as the Red Army advanced in July 1944. My grandparents’ decision to abandon their homes and leave everything behind saved my parents from the …

Since UC Berkeley Library News: Thousands of miles from UC Berkeley, in libraries across Ukraine, the creak of staggered chairs has been replaced by the howl of air raid sirens, and the distant sound of old pipes by the shudder of shells of mortar. This distressing reality came into sharper focus yesterday at “Voices from …

Posted on Friday April 8th, 2022 There’s a lot going on in Leicester over the Easter holidays, with plenty of activities in the city’s museums and libraries to keep everyone entertained. The Newarke Houses Museum is starting to have fun with its Easter egg-stravaganza Monday (April 11). The bunny-themed activity day will include storytelling and …

Before having online circulation systems, barcodes on books, and automated due date reminders, libraries relied on paper-based systems for day-to-day tasks. This required book cards, book sleeves, load trays, and the “ca-chunk” sound of a library date stamp. the Commercial Literature Collection to National Museum of American History Library holds a variety of catalogs from …

UMass Amherst Libraries Coordinates Efforts for Pioneer Valley’s Participation in Annual International Conference City Nature Challenge (CNC). Picture The challenge begins with a submission period from Friday, April 29 through Monday, May 2, during which participants submit observations such as photos or audio evidence of any wild organisms in Pioneer Valley using the free mobile …

Building schools in city centers and increasing cultural attractions and public services will be key to their recovery, according to a national task force. The Scottish government said it would “seek to urge and encourage” local authorities to locate more museums, libraries and health services in urban centers to support a plan to attract more …

The State Library of North Carolina, in partnership with the North Carolina Library Association’s Round table on ethnic and minority concerns and with consultation from Dr. Love Jones of Interwoven Consulting, created the Racial Equity in Libraries Toolkit. The North Carolina State Library recognizes that deeper learning about bias, structural racism, and racism in libraries …

BRADFORD Libraries will be participating in a celebration of children’s book illustration, comics and visual arts over the next two months. Reading Pictures: Seeing Stories will take place in April and May. The festival will launch at the National Museum of Science and Media on Wednesday, April 6, and young people will have the opportunity …

Zanny Begg: The Beehive (production photo) 2018. Image courtesy of the artist and Enigma Machine. Photography: Hugh Hamilton Two exciting new solo exhibitions will open at the Shoalhaven Regional Gallery on Saturday April 2, showcasing the works of two highly respected artists, both masters of storytelling – one in painting and the other in film. …

Every picture tells a story… and North Yorkshire Libraries prove it! In April and May, the County Public Library Service will participate in a regional festival called Reading Pictures: Seeing Stories. It is a celebration of children’s book illustration, comics and visual art and will be presented through a series of events and workshops. Chrys …

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