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- Saint Dolly does it again: Imagination Library expands free book efforts in California
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
will expand its program to send children free books across all 58 California counties, Gov. Gavin Newsom announces.
Los Angeles Times. Wednesday, 7 Jun 2023.
- Queens Library Architects Are Sued Over Lack of Accessibility
City officials argued that the building was not compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act and other laws.
New York Times. Wednesday, 7 Jun 2023.
- Scottish Tory leader slams council plan for 'Drag Queen Story Time' for children
Douglas Ross warned that the plan for the 'fun and interactive show' at a library
in Moray was 'totally inappropriate'.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 6 Jun 2023.
- Downers Grove library hosts LGBTQ+ Legacy Wall months after drag show controversy
The Downers Grove Public Library, which was once at the center of a drag show controversy, now hosts the traveling Legacy Wall highlighting LGBTQ+ figures through history.
ABC News. Thursday, 1 Jun 2023.
- Vietnam veterans reunite with fellow POWs 50 years after coming home
Vietnam Prisoners of War gathered at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library
50 years after the president first honored the servicemen at the White House. ...
CBS News. Monday, 29 May 2023.
- Former Vietnam War POWs, reunited, insist they are not heroes
At a reunion at the Nixon Presidential Library, those held captive by the North Vietnamese describe the torture they endured, and the "somewhat confusing" welcome they received once they returned home.
CBS News. Monday, 29 May 2023.
- Man returns library book 96 years after due date. He was spared more than $1,700 in late fees
The book, 'A History of the United States,' was checked out in 1927 and is not in perfect shape, but the St. Helena Public Library
was happy to take it back.
Los Angeles Times. Friday, 26 May 2023.
- King Charles and Queen Camilla visit a library and cathedral in Armagh
King Charles visited St Patrick's Cathedral where met representatives from many different churches. Queen Camilla visited the Armagh Robinson Library, which is home to historical archives and fine art.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 25 May 2023.
- King Charles and Queen Camilla meet religious leaders in Armagh
The Queen meets children and volunteers at Armagh's historic Robinson Library
BBC News. Thursday, 25 May 2023.
- Amanda Gorman's inauguration poem moved by school after parent's complaint
A Florida school says the poem The Hill We Climb was moved to the middle school library
BBC News. Wednesday, 24 May 2023.
- Book returned to library almost 100 years late
A book has been returned to a US library
almost 100 years late.
Sky News. Tuesday, 23 May 2023.
- Police ask residents to avoid area near Aurora Public Library amid investigation
Aurora police said there were some road closures in place.
ABC News. Saturday, 20 May 2023.
- IBM Launches watsonx: Paving A Path To Faster Enterprise AI Adoption
Exploring the new IBM watsonx offering. A full tech stack for training, deploying, and supporting AI capabilities across any cloud environment, as well as a model library
that includes foundation models vetted and curated by IBM. ...
Forbes. Monday, 15 May 2023.
- In Berkeley, a Library Protest Is a Fight for Anthropology in an A.I. Age
Students are staging an open-ended occupation of the anthropology library
after the University of California, Berkeley, announced it would shutter the 67-year-old institution to save money.
New York Times. Tuesday, 2 May 2023.
- Growing Demand in US to Censor Library Books
The American Library
Association says there were a record number of demands to censor U.S. library
books last year, nearly double the challenges from the previous year. ...
Voice of America. Sunday, 30 Apr 2023.
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