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- Cornell librarian blasts libraries for being 'racist' and says they have 'fraught' history of hatred
Reanna Esmail, an outreach and engagement librarian at Cornell's Olin Library
said 'libraries are predominantly white fields, and Cornell is no exception in this regard.
Daily Mail. Monday, 10 May 2021.
- A new chapter for "The Book Thing"
For more than 17 years Russell Wattenberg has catered to thousands of hungry minds. He runs a Baltimore outfit called The Book Thing, which is not a library
or store. People can just take whatever books they want, for free. ...
CBS News. Friday, 7 May 2021.
- The 'pet projects' that make up lawmakers are identifying for taxpayer funds
Lawmakers put in earmark requests published by the House Appropriations committee for such activities as a $22 million water project in Modesto and expanding the Michelle Obama library
Daily Mail. Thursday, 6 May 2021.
- Over 350 Goats Protect Reagan Library From Fires
The goats are 'an alternative method, a greener way of clearing brush.'
Daily Caller. Thursday, 6 May 2021.
- Former health director to be honored for COVID-19 leadership
Dr. Amy Acton, Ohio's former health director, will be honored by the John F. Kennedy Library
Foundation for her service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ABC News. Wednesday, 5 May 2021.
- Back in the Day, These Vintage Supplies Kept Libraries Running
Modern technology replace these tools and supplies, but these drawings bring back many happy memories of checking out a book
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 28 Apr 2021.
- Touring our nation's presidential libraries
As a new president is about to start making history, the legacies of our former leaders are enshrined in presidential libraries
. There are now 13 libraries
across the country, and President Obama's in Chicago will be the 14th. ...
CBS News. Monday, 26 Apr 2021.
- Get Lifetime Access To The 12Min Micro Book Library For Just $39
The micro book library
allows you to absorb the important points of a book in just 12 minutes.
Forbes. Friday, 23 Apr 2021.
- What is PlayStation Plus Video Pass and is it free? New benefit for PS5 and PS4 explained
PlayStation is trialling a new benefit for PlayStation Plus members that adds a library
of TV shows and movies to watch for free.PlayStation Plus Video
Pocket Lint. Friday, 23 Apr 2021.
- Dallas Library Resuming In-Person Service on May 4
On May 4, the Dallas Public Library
will be resuming its in-person service at 27 branch locations and the city's Central Library
NBC. Tuesday, Apr 20 2021.
- Democrats to revive earmarks despite past abuses
When Berkeley County closed its library
in Jamestown years ago, the South Carolina town took over operations, moving them to a room in a building near the town hall, and asked Congress to step in with $50,000 in cash. Rep. ...
Washington Times. Monday, 19 Apr 2021.
- Pope Francis Delivers Sunday Blessing in Person After a Month
Throughout the pandemic, the pope has often delivered the weekly address, prayer and blessing from the apostolic library, with no public in attendance.
New York Times. Monday, 19 Apr 2021.
- Vartan Gregorian, Savior of the New York Public Library, Dies at 87
A scholar, a university leader and a believer in libraries, he almost single-handedly rescued a grand but broken one in a time of municipal austerity.
New York Times. Friday, 16 Apr 2021.
- This Library in Brooklyn Is Home to the World's Largest Sketchbook Collection
With more than 50,000 sketchbooks, the Brooklyn Art Library
in Williamsburg is still accepting submissions
Smithsonian. Thursday, 15 Apr 2021.
- Northamptonshire elections: Tories sorry for 'farcical' leaflet gaffe
A Conservative leaflet read "insert prominent local pledges here, eg save our libraries".
BBC News. Thursday, 15 Apr 2021.
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