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- Libraries Across The United States Are Ending Fines For Overdue Books
across the United States are eliminating late fees for overdue books.
Forbes. Friday, 30 Jul 2021.
- Indian cookbook published in the 1960s is returned to Scottish library more than 50 YEARS LATE
Mrs Balbir Singh's Indian Cookery book was posted to Paisley Central Library
just outside Glasgow 53 years after it was borrowed.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 29 Jul 2021.
- UK inspectors find book calling for gays to be executed in Islamic boarding school's library
A Muslim boarding school in the United Kingdom failed a government inspection after a book calling for gay people to be killed was found in its library
Fox News. Wednesday, 21 Jul 2021.
- Race to save a collection of priceless literary treasures is on
is a famous private literary collection amassed by northern industrialists in the 19th century and obsessively shielded from public and academic inspection.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 18 Jul 2021.
- Inside the Beltway: 'Enemy of the people' moniker sticks to media
The hostile news media is nothing new, according to a historical account from the Fred W. Smith National Library
for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon. ...
Washington Times. Monday, 12 Jul 2021.
- Library book gets returned 70 years later: 'Consider it waived'
The Fisher family got to avoid what could have been a major library
Fox News. Monday, 5 Jul 2021.
- At the Soon-to-Reopen Harry Truman Library and Museum, Visitors Get to Ask Themselves Where the Buck Stops
Interactive exhibitions pose questions about the decision to drop the nuclear bomb, the Red Scare, Truman's foreign policy and more
Smithsonian. Thursday, 1 Jul 2021.
- Arkansas Tourism Expected To Get Boost By Reopening Of Clinton Presidential Library
One of Central Arkansas' top tourist destinations, the Clinton Presidential Center, plans to reopen for the first time in over a year, giving officials hope that tourism in the region could get a much needed boost. ...
NPR. Monday, 28 Jun 2021.
- Pritzker Military Museum and Library to hold Pride Month panel
The Pritzker Military Museum and Library
will hold a Pride Month panel Wednesday.
ABC News. Wednesday, 23 Jun 2021.
- Get 53% Off Audible Before This Prime Day Deal Expires Like An Overdue Library Book
Take advantage of this heavily discounted Amazon Prime deal to get Audible Premium Plus for 53% off for the first four months.
Forbes. Monday, 21 Jun 2021.
- Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper, "Schoolhouse Rock" added to National Recording Registry
of Congress' list of recordings to be preserved for future generations includes music by Cab Calloway and Earth Wind & Fire, the Broadway musical "Hair," and the radio series "Gunsmoke" (with audio samples)
CBS News. Thursday, 17 Jun 2021.
- Harvey Fierstein Donates $2.5 Million for Public Library Theater Lab
The gift from the writer and performer will help create an educational hub at the New York Public Library
for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
New York Times. Tuesday, 15 Jun 2021.
- Why Free, Miniature Art Galleries Are Popping Up Across the U.S.
Modeled on Little Free Libraries, these pint-sized museums make art accessible during the pandemic
Smithsonian. Friday, 11 Jun 2021.
- IL Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library to show Emancipation Proclamation for Juneteenth holiday
An Illinois museum will put a rare signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation on display to mark Juneteenth this year.
ABC News. Wednesday, 9 Jun 2021.
- iPadOS 15 will bring widgets and app library to iPad at last
Apple will add a much-requested feature to iPad when it releases iPadOS 15 later this year - you will finally be able to use widgets on the homescreen.Strangely,
Pocket Lint. Monday, 7 Jun 2021.
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