This Library news page includes headlines, summaries, and article citations about library and libraries news from diverse, English-language news sources around the world.
News articles are ordered by publication date, with the newest article listed first and the oldest article listed last.
- TikTok sparks more rumors of paid streaming service in licensing deal that adds THOUSANDS of labels
In addition to a broader library
of music for users to choose from, the deal also signals that the social media giant will eventually roll out a rumored music streaming service reportedly called 'Resso.'
Daily Mail. Thursday, 23 Jan 2020.
- University library posts picture of slice of cheese bookmark
A librarian at the University of Liverpool has sparked hilarity after calling out a student who used a slice of processed cheese as a bookmark - sparking a wave of witty responses on social media.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020.
- Ex-Librarian and Bookseller Plead Guilty to Stealing Rare Texts Worth $8 Million From Pennsylvania Library
Greg Priore and John Schulman stole and resold hundreds of rare texts over a 25-year period
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020.
- New York Public Library Announces Its Most Borrowed Books of All Time
The list, dominated by children's literature, spans 125 years of reading
Smithsonian. Tuesday, 14 Jan 2020.
- Jason Reynolds, the new national ambassador for young people's literature
of Congress has named award-winning author Jason Reynolds as the newest National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. ...
CBS News. Monday, 13 Jan 2020.
- Public Library Ebook And Audiobook Use Rocketed Up 20% In 2019
2019 marks the sixth year in a row in which audiobook growth has outpaced ebook growth.
Forbes. Thursday, 9 Jan 2020.
- Facebook Again Refuses to Ban Political Ads, Even False Ones
Instead, Facebook said it will offer users slightly more control over how many political ads they see and make its online library
of political ads easier to use.
Voice of America. Thursday, 9 Jan 2020.
- Poems by man who killed Indigenous woman removed from parliamentary website
Two poems written by Stephen Brown have been removed from the Library
of Parliament website after a Manitoba MLA and others raised concerns that the poems showed disrespect.
CBC News. Monday, 6 Jan 2020.
- Rockford Library has novel idea: politics with respect
Imagine a political environment that promotes civility over rancor. Visualize a political discussion that emphasizes unity rather than division. ...
Washington Times. Sunday, 5 Jan 2020.
- Hackers deface U.S. government website with pro-Iranian message
The homepage for the U.S. Federal Depository Library
Program was briefly altered Saturday evening to show a pro-Iranian message and an image of bloodied Donald Trump being punched in the face.
CBS News. Saturday, 4 Jan 2020.
- The Belfast library which lends tools instead of books
People can borrow anything from hammers to hedge trimmers for DIY jobs.
BBC News. Wednesday, 1 Jan 2020.
- Why many libraries are eliminating late fees
fines are swiftly becoming a thing of the past with the recent trend of libraries
eliminating them in favor of other models regarding return of outstanding materials. ...
Forbes. Monday, 30 Dec 2019.
- Trump Admin Retires Federal Database Tracking Pollution
In a blow to researchers, the Trump administration earlier this month shut down a federal database tracking pollution located on the National Library
of Medicine's website, The Hill reported.
Newsmax. Tuesday, 24 Dec 2019.
- ViacomCBS to buy a 49% stake in Miramax for $375 million
Miramax's film library
spans more than 700 titles, including "Good Will Hunting" and "No Country for Old Men."
CNBC. Friday, 20 Dec 2019.
- Man, 25, faces felony charges after assault of 11-year-old in South Side library: CPD
A 25-year-old Morgan Park man has been charged in connection with the alleged sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl in a South Side branch of the Chicago Public Library
ABC News. Thursday, 19 Dec 2019.
Libraries News Headlines and News Summaries