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Robbins library out of money, will close indefinitely ›

It is a very sad day when a library has to close.

It is downright depressing when it is in an area where the library feeds an essential need.

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Battle of Orland Park library’s Internet porn policy heats up - Chicago Sun-Times ›

"I read the books so other parents won’t have to" she [Fox] said.

What does the Fox say?!

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#libraries

#filters

#censorship

#Internet policy

#Orland Park Public Library

Maywood library closed due to lack of funds ›

This makes me very sad.

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#maywood il

Turning A Page Inside A Rural One-Room Library ›

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"A city without books and a city without libraries is like a graveyard." Malala Yousafzai on the opening of Europe’s largest public library in Birmingham, England.

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#rewriting the book

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One library’s unorthodox manner of getting a small (0.7%) tax increase passed. Very clever and strong use of social media.

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#troy michigan

#social media

#tea party

For Disaster Preparedness: Pack A Library Card? : NPR ›

Libraries are much more than just a warehouse of books.

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#Hurricane Sandy

#community centers

#disaster preparedness

schoollibraryjournal:

Illustrator Tina Kugler has created an image to show the lack of diversity in children’s literature. 
(Image via Mediabistro)

schoollibraryjournal:

Illustrator Tina Kugler has created an image to show the lack of diversity in children’s literature.

(Image via Mediabistro)

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#diversity

#underrepresentation

#libraries

Ernest Hemingway’s childhood scrapbooks now available online for the first time. Very cool stuff. Just look at that baby. You can see that … and more!
I love it how more and more historical documents are being made accessible to the public via the internets.

Ernest Hemingway’s childhood scrapbooks now available online for the first time. Very cool stuff. Just look at that baby. You can see that … and more!

I love it how more and more historical documents are being made accessible to the public via the internets.

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#JFK Library

#Hemingway

#scrapbooks

#museums

#archives

#public access

chicagopubliclibrary:

Book Domino Chain World Record

The Seattle Public Library launched the 2013 Summer Reading Program by trying to set a new world record for the longest book domino chain.

SPOILER ALERT: They succeeded, and it was beautiful!

Very neat.

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#summer reading programs

#seattle public library

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