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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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Have you thought about joining a book club, but never taken the plunge? As we emerge from our COVID isolation, now is a great time to explore the many in-person book club opportunities our North Tahoe community offers. One of the first questions to ask is what do you expect from the book club? Are …

NEW DELHI: The prolonged covid lockdown in India has not only undermined formal education but also made community spaces inaccessible. Public libraries are one of those shared spaces forced to close. “Most of us, who are preparing for competitions, returned to our countries of origin when the training centers were closed. We couldn’t even access …

The Darien Library and Darien Museum is pleased to present an evening exploring Connecticut’s public libraries with Wes Haynes, Executive Director of the Merritt Parkway Conservancy. The Merritt Parkway was designed with great sensitivity as a fun-to-drive route, traversing Fairfield County communities without disrupting places important to residents. Learn to use the Merritt as a …

(JKPL) — On Tuesday, March 15, 2022 and Wednesday, March 16, 2022, Joeten-Kiyu Public Library officially presented technological equipment to Tinian Public Library and Antonio C. Atalig Memorial Library in Rota. Each public library received the following: Five all-in-one PCs, six tablets, two laptops, a portable movie projector and a conference webcam. While at the …

Public libraries, especially in the English-speaking world, have a history that goes back centuries, especially in the UK. Public libraries have been a part of American culture and education for more than two centuries. Today, the best state for these essential institutions is Vermont. The expansion of public libraries in the United States owes its …

By Joanne Engelhardt When Dan Brown’s mystery thriller “The DaVinci Code” was released in 2003, it sold over 80 million copies in its first six years. It was beaten the same year by JK Rowling’s fifth book, “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”, which sold the same number of books in just six …

Fannie Merritt Farmer, born in 1857, suffered a paralytic stroke as a teenager that blocked her dreams of formal education. After regaining the ability to walk, she worked as a governess and developed an interest in nutrition and cooking. At the age of 30, Farmer enrolled in the Boston Cooking School, a philanthropic endeavor aimed …

Lewiston and Auburn Public Libraries plan to co-host the Museum Of Bad Art with a virtual “Tough Times – From Have a Bad Day to Dystopian Apocalypse” program. This free public broadcast will take place on Zoom from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 21. In this presentation, the Museum Of Bad Art …

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced that £48m is to be distributed to 63 organizations across England, including nine in Yorkshire and the Humber. It is split into three strands: £24m through the Cultural Development Fund, £18.8m through the Museum Development and Management Fund and £5m through the Library Improvement Fund . …

Pepperdine Libraries and the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art will present a lecture by independent historian Dr. Alison Rose Jefferson titled “Black Leaders of Leisure at California Beaches in the Struggle for Freedom during the Jim Crow Era: The Implications of their Stories for Our Lives Today” on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 from 12:30 …

Currently, librarians follow the Miller test when deciding which books and materials to put on the shelves, using advice from councils made up of community members. BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho House on Monday passed HB 666, which would remove the exemption for public and school libraries, universities and museums from being sued for disseminating …

The American Library Association and the National Coalition Against Censorship say the books public school libraries stock their shelves with are being challenged at a record rate. The groups say there are typically 300 to 400 reading challenges across the country in a typical year. However, they say the same number of books were challenged …

Libraries are more than just a collection of books and other reading materials. They become the cornerstone of our communities, providing a variety of services, a meeting place for residents and, in some cases, a second home. We are fortunate to have several libraries available throughout the Ohio Valley, and this week we …

The social and political tensions of World War II and the international impact of the Holocaust on the United States present a sometimes overlooked story. On view through March 10, a traveling exhibit in the Pattee Library Recreational Reading Room presents a different approach to the historical analysis of the American response to the Holocaust. …

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced that its Libraries Transforming Communities Project will provide more than $7 million in grants to small, rural libraries to increase the accessibility of facilities, services and programs to better serve people with disabilities. “Libraries Transform Communities: Small, Rural, Accessible Communities represent an important next step in …

Public libraries, especially in the English-speaking world, have a history that goes back centuries, especially in the UK. Public libraries have been a part of American culture and education for more than two centuries. The expansion of public libraries in the United States owes its growth to one man: Andrew Carnegie, the steel magnate. He …

Fort Bend County Libraries will resume in-person children’s programs, with special spring break activities throughout the week of March 14-18. In addition to regular weekly children’s programs, which will resume during the week of March 7, families with children of all ages are invited to celebrate their spring break with special activities at the libraries. …

Free and downloadable coloring books for adults that the New York Academy of Medicine solicits from museums and state and university libraries for its #ColorOurCollections The celebration of each February enlivens our month far more than any Valentine’s Day or President’s Day sale. They are not only a great way to get through the last …

Kohima, February 25 (MExN): The state of Nagaland has a total of 641 rural libraries registered with the Department of Art and Culture. This was briefed by Councilor, Art & Culture and Tourism, H Khehovi Yepthomi during the Workshop for Public Libraries held at Kohima State Library on February 25. Sponsored by the Raja Rammohan …

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Staff at 88 Alabama public libraries will launch the Reimagining School Readiness train-the-trainer program led by the Alabama Public Library Service (APLS), beginning March 1. The program reinforces early learning through discovery for children from birth to 8 years old and their families. Developed by the Bay Area Discovery Museum with …

“The book was completely John’s idea; an example [of this kind of book] is not available because it has not been done before,” she said. “It was through his efforts that the sacrifices of the people of Brazos County and the Texas Aggies during the Great War were first collected and preserved for posterity.” Blair …

The book boxes will be placed at local schools, a community garden and the Cleveland Children’s Museum to promote family literacy CLEVELAND — Six small free libraries with a special “Dadication” theme, unveiled by the Cavaliers and a host of literacy and fatherhood organizations during NBA All-Star Weekend, will remain in Northeast Ohio to promote …

Tor Books From Brandon Sanderson ― author of the New York Times bestseller Stormlight Archive and his massive fourth installment, Rhythm of War ― comes a heavy new short story, Dawnshard. Set between Oathbringer and Rhythm of War, this tale (like Edgedancer before it) gives often-overshadowed characters their own chance to shine. Fictional libraries are …

Rappahannock Central Regional Library has partnered with the Library of Virginia to launch the Virginia Deaf Culture Digital Library, or VA DCDL at deaflibva.org. This resource is the result of a two-year collaboration between CRRL Access Services Librarian Babak Zarin and the Library of Virginia. Zarin had been contacted in 2019 by ReBecca Bennett, who …

February 18, 2022 Dayton Duncan Registrations are now open for the 2022 »Yellowstone Collecting Conversationswhich will be co-hosted by the University of Wyoming Libraries and the Montana State University (MSU) Library. “Yellowstone Collecting Conversations” will take place Sunday through Wednesday, June 5-8, at MSU in Bozeman, Mt. The conference coincides with the 150th anniversary of …

A northern New Mexico library director recently managed a $580,000 capital project in addition to her usual duties of collection development, grant writing, managing volunteers and assistants, managing children’s programs, budgeting, facilities management and working with clients. She earns the princely sum of $12.50 an hour after 10 years of work. A library manager in …

You will know that you can buy more from the local museums than just a book from the gift shop. Starting this week, the New York City Test and Trace Corps, a group of doctors, public health professionals and community advocates working to reverse the outbreak of COVID-19 across the city, will distribute kits free …

Taking something for granted is a mistake we all make – a relationship, our health. Until the pandemic, toilet paper. Another thing some people fail to appreciate is the role of public libraries in the health of our democracy. Civic health includes not only political engagement, but participation in all kinds of activities that improve …

A northern New Mexico library director recently managed a $580,000 capital project in addition to her usual duties of collection development, grant writing, managing volunteers and assistants, managing children’s programs, budgeting, facilities management and working with clients. She earns the princely sum of $12.50 an hour after 10 years of work. A library director in …

New electronic lockers are now available outside several King County libraries, allowing patrons to pick up library reservations after hours. King County Library System (KCLS) Executive Director Lisa Rosenblum, Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg and Washington State Librarian Sara Jones met at the Tukwila Library on February 11 for a ceremony inauguration of the library’s new …

Members of Peterborough City Council met (February 9) for a joint review committee session to hear proposals for savings to balance the 2022/23 budget. Phase two of the Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) 2022/23 has seen sweeping temporary cuts to public services since it was first announced in mid-December. Last night’s meeting detailed what those …

From solving century-old mysteries to changing what we know about Florida’s iconic bird, several resources from USF Libraries have helped create actionable results. FIND THE FORGOTTEN Drew Smith, associate librarian for USF Libraries, has played a significant role in helping close some of the families affected by the disappearance of Centennial Zion Cemetery – Tampa’s …

Calling all coloring enthusiasts! #ColorOurCollections is back for 2022 and we’ve got ten new coloring pages just for you. Whether you want to bring full color glory to old black and white photos or doodle in vintage fashion plates, you’ll find a little something for everyone in our new bundle. Download it now! While Color …

Kolkata: The first week of February usually sees two major knowledge festivals: Saraswati Puja and Kolkata Book Fair. But has been relegated to a shady corner in the learning space is the library. Librarians, custodians of books and knowledge, highlighted the changing role of libraries and Kolkata’s rich reading tradition.The most famous of them in …

Preservica’s digital preservation framework will manage digital collections over 150TB to ensure long-term storage of digital archives BOSTON, MA and OXFORD, UK /ACCESSWIRE/February 2, 2022/ Preservica, a world leader in active digital preservation software, has partnered with Libraries Tasmania under a multi-year contract to accept, preserve and store government and non-government digital records as archives. …

Summary of weekly news February 1, 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. …

After a long and remarkable career as an archivist, at Montgomery, Washington, DC and then at the Carter, Bush “41” and William J. Clinton presidential libraries, David Alsobrook retired in 2007 to his native Alabama. In 2017 he published his award-winning study set in a part of town where his family’s roots were: “Southside: Eufaula’s …

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Six public libraries in DuPage County – Addison, Indian Prairie, Itasca, Naperville, Westmont and Wheaton – are collaborating on a series of two-book programs at a community called “Neighbors Together” to promote individual literacy in DuPage Tutoring Program in English to attract learners and tutors and showcase the county’s diversity. In February, each library will …

University Libraries invite the UNM community to visit the art exhibit, The Liquid Frontier – The Rio Grande from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico, located in the Centennial Science and Engineering Library (CSEL). The exhibition is in collaboration with artist Jonathan Reeve Price. This exhibition offers an exploration of the ebb and flow …

The Gandhi Sangrahalaya in Patna, the capital of Bihar, exhibited one of the 1,000 original copies of the Indian Constitution, given to him in 2017 by the former governor of Tripura, Professor Sidheshwar Prasad, who was elected at Nalanda’s Lok Sabha in the first parliamentary elections in 1952, said Asif, the museum’s co-director. These copies …

NORTH TOWNSHIP – A library card is worth more than books these days. As well as lending a range of tech tools and useful outdoor gear (like sleds and ice skates), some local libraries now offer – or will soon offer – free admission and parking at Pro Football Hall. of Fame. The North Canton …

Dry start for our Sunday before the snow arrives in the afternoon News / 5 hours ago Video Another blow of cold air arrives in the middle or at the end of the week News / 16 hours ago Video Light snowfall possible Sunday afternoon, evening News / 16 hours ago Video Scott’s WDVM 25 …

We independently source all of the awesome products and experiences we feature on Thrillist. If you buy or book from links on our site, we may receive an affiliate commission, which in turn supports our work. While almost everyone packs a book to read on vacation, what happens next falls into two camps: there are …

Tokyo’s Suginami district has decided to temporarily close some of its facilities to secure enough staff at its public health center over fears it has entered the sixth wave of infections. “We decided to act early because we failed to secure enough personnel during the peak of the fifth wave of infections last summer and …

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. forging books thousand steps is a seductive thriller and vivid portrait of turbulent times by New York Times bestselling author T. Jefferson Parker. Laguna Beach, 1968. Matt Anthony is sixteen years old and his sister Jazz has just …

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is offering Michigan residents the opportunity to obtain free at-home COVID-19 tests which are available at various public libraries throughout the state. Are COVID-19 test kits available at all libraries in Michigan? No. At this point, the tests are only available at 18 libraries across the state, …

HIGHWOOD, IL – Highwood and Highland Park Public Libraries are among more than 200 libraries across Illinois to receive funding to focus on direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic by making service changes, expanding new labor resources and reorganizing their spaces. Illinois Secretary of State and Librarian of State Jesse White announced the grants Thursday. …

Job : January 13, 2022 / 11:38 a.m. CST / Update: January 13, 2022 / 11:54 a.m. CST ILLINOIS (WCIA) – Illinois Secretary of State and Librarian of State Jesse White has awarded nearly $6 million to libraries focused on direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic by modifying services, transforming spaces and developing resources for …

If you’ve ever walked around the greater Lansing area for a bit, you’ve probably seen one of these adorable little setups. Lansing’s Small Free Library At first glance, it looks like it could be a fairy’s well-decorated house. However, on closer inspection you will see that it actually houses free books. It is part of …

Portland-based architects designed the one-story building laid out like a boomerang, with its entrance in the middle, stacks of primary books to the right, and a glazed wing for children to the left. During the museum’s 12-month shutdown, staff rearranged many aspects of the interior, taking advantage of an open, column-free main space that makes …

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is training additional staff to deal with potential absences for omicron variant disease. This week, its libraries and museums remained closed, as staff moved to support other areas of the council’s operations. Responding to a question in the wake of recent failed trash collections, a council spokesperson said it was monitoring the …

Content of the article Following the province’s move to step two of its roadmap for reopening, the Lambton County Library and Lambton County Museums have announced changes to their operations. Content of the article As of January 5, the Sarnia Library Theater will be closed for 21 days with all scheduled performances and reservations canceled. …

Where does the funding for public libraries come from? Many voters are confused. According to the Institute for Museum and Libraries Services, data shows that 86% of public library funding comes from local sources. Yet 59% of voters believe that most library funding comes from non-local sources such as state and federal funds. The construction, …

The Cincinnati and Hamilton County public library system is cutting the hours of operation at its 41 sites for several days and possibly longer, officials said Monday. From Tuesday to Saturday, libraries will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., according to a statement. Locations that have hours on Sundays will remain open from …

COOKING of yesteryear is on the menu at Warwickshire libraries. Warwickshire Heritage and Culture, in collaboration with Warwickshire Libraries, has put together a new exhibition Serving Our Past. It examines how to cook, eat and serve food over time, and how where we live has had a direct influence on what we eat and how …

Concord, Pembroke and Statewide Libraries, 42 in total, will receive additional funding from the federal government for the outside the box thinking approaches submitted in their grant applications. New Hampshire State Library Director Michael York received more than $ 2 million in federal funds, to be distributed as he saw fit. One grant, from the …

The NH State Library has announced that 42 New Hampshire public libraries will receive funding through a Grants to States program from the Institute for Museum and Library Services which is part of the American Rescue Act 2021 plan and which is facilitated by the state. Library. In accordance with the NH State Library’s 2017-2022 …

At first, the collection seems modest: a few libraries tucked away in the basement of a small town in Manitoba. But the shelves of Absar Ahmad’s personal library are teeming with poetry and fiction, criticism and religion, psychology and philosophy. And there is one thing in particular that sets it apart: the books are almost …

COLUMBIA, Missouri (KMIZ) The Daniel Boone Regional Library is closing the Ashland, Columbia, Fulton and Holts Summit Libraries to install new checkout technology during the first two weeks of January. Each library will be closed while its collection is converted to the new system. During the closures, curbside pickup, online chat, outreach services and the …

HAMPSTEAD —Hampstead Public Library is firm Friday December 24 and Sat December 25, as well as Friday December 31 and Sat January 1 for the holidays. On all other days of these two weeks, normal hours are in effect. Stock up on books, movies, museum passes, and the tools and toys you need to get …

Live Borders announced that starting December 26 (for a three-week period until January 16), all activities in their sports, fitness, libraries, museums, and venues will have a one-meter physical distancing requirement. Updated guidelines may result in reduced capacity of some activities and locations. Therefore, where applicable, the charity recommends that guests book in advance to …

Through Hub staff report / Posted Dec 22 2021 Winston Tabb, who served as Sheridan Dean of Academic Libraries, Archives and Museums at Johns Hopkins University since September 2002 as part of a distinguished career in libraries that spanned five decades, plans to retire l next year, JHU President Ron Daniels and Provost Sunil Kumar …

Valeda F. Dent will be the senior vice-president of Libraries and Museums at Emory University, the provost’s office has announced. Dent comes to Emory from Hunter College at the City University of New York in New York City, where she is the Acting Vice President and Vice President of Academic Affairs as well as Vice …

Valeda F. Dent will be the senior vice-president of Libraries and Museums at Emory University, the provost’s office has announced. Dent comes to Emory from Hunter College at the City University of New York in New York City, where she is the Acting Vice President and Vice President of Academic Affairs as well as Vice …

They cited Section 18.2-391 of the Virginia Code, which states that it is illegal to sell, rent, or lend to a minor any book “containing … explicit and detailed verbal descriptions or narrative accounts of sexual arousal, sexual conduct or sadomasochistic abuse and which, as a whole, is detrimental to minors. The same section continues …

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio – High ranking for Heights Libraries: Heights Libraries again received the highest possible rating in Library JournalPublic library service index. This means that it received a five-star rating, an annual rating that is only given to the best American libraries. The just released Star Library report is based on 2019 statistics, so …

Residents of Powys are reminded that rapid lateral flow (LFT) test kits are available for collection from many locations in Powys, the county council said. With the testing criteria being broadened so that anyone can qualify for an LFT test, residents of Powys are reminded that they can be picked up from many libraries in …

DANVILLE —Don’t miss – Anti-stress massage and raffle at the spa! December is a blur for many with holiday shopping, party planning, travel, and family reunions. Who couldn’t enjoy a sixty-minute massage at a Sacred Grove Body in Mind in East Hampstead plus a basket full of aromatic candles and bath amenities? Tickets cost $ …

Queensland councils are finalizing the operation of restrictions for unvaccinated visitors to community facilities such as libraries and swimming pools from December 17. Several councils expressed concern last month over the lack of details in state announcements regarding restrictions for unvaccinated visitors and requested clarification from the health department. Following the release of the public …

You are invited to read and discuss “Women of Copper Country,” Mary Doria Russell’s gripping tale of 25-year-old Annie Clements as she defended miners and their families during the copper strikes of 1913. The book is Michigan Humanities’ choice for Great Michigan Read 2021-2022, and Dearborn Heights Libraries are partnering with Michigan Humanities to distribute …

Back for months now, many cultural institutions in southwestern Ontario – from museums to libraries – are not seeing the crowds they once drew before the pandemic. But even without visitors, some organizations that have switched to online programming during the pandemic are relying on the virtual option to recreate the traffic they depend on. …

HAMPSTEAD —If you participate in the Santa Claus for the elderly program and picked up a Tree Gift Tag at the Hampstead Public Library, please bring the gifts to the Rockingham Nutrition library or office in Plaistow by Monday December 13th. Please Note: Do not pack the items. Gift bags are preferred and are easier …