In The News

Jan 05 2016
During the week of September 13–19, 2015, libraries around the world took part in Outside the Lines (OTL), a grassroots celebration devised to reconnect communities to the “creativity, technology, discovery, and all of the fun and unexpected experiences happening in libraries...
Sep 18 2015
By Molly Little BELLEVILLE ­­– Loyalist College has joined organizations around the world to rediscover the value of the library through the Outside the Lines campaign. Outside the Lines is an annual event put on by libraries to inspire users to get to know their local library...
Sep 18 2015
By Stephen Babcock / REPORTER You can borrow devices instead of books these days, but that doesn’t mean the library is abandoning its long-held mission to be a place of discovery and ideas. “What we want is for people to not just come in and check out our resources and leave,...
Sep 17 2015
by Alex Cordero MARIANNA, Fl. (WTXL) -- A local library took part in an international initiative earlier this week, meant to connect residents with their local libraries. The Jackson County Public Library in Marianna is one of only 13 participating statewide. Up until September...
Sep 16 2015
BY WESTWORD MUSIC Every morning, a crowd gathers outside the Central Branch of the Denver Public Library. A few dozen people — many of them homeless — wait for the doors to open, when they can go inside to use the library’s computers and other services. On Tuesday, September 8...
Sep 16 2015
FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – There’s a game going around Florence to highlight the history of the city. It’s a rather large scavenger hunt and the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library is hosting it to not only educate, but bring attention to their vast archive. If you’ve been walking...
Sep 16 2015
By Robert Palmer, Staff Writer FLORENCE — The weather is perfect for a scavenger hunt, and the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library has supplied everything a hunter will need. Through Saturday, the Florence History Scavenger Hunt offers anyone curious about local history and...
Sep 16 2015
By Devin Negrete | [email protected] ST. JOSEPH, Mo. The Downtown library is a quiet, low traffic area to enjoy a book, but there's an effort underway to get more people through its doors. The St. Joseph Public Library is reaching out to the community in a unique way by donating...

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