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Library News: Libraries look beyond the shelves, Why Libraries Are More Relevant Than Ever Before, New York Libraries 24 Hour Read In

Albertsons Library at Boise State gets some great publicity from the campus newspaper. The story talks about the various services the library provides that aid students in their research needs, and save them valuable time. The piece details how to get research assistance both in the library, and through the text and mobile options.

Library tips to save students time

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Another fun example of how libraries are drawing in young people is Harlem’s new library dedicated entirely to teenagers. The library offers 4,400 square feet of open space. Teens can play video games, snack, lounge and study. The space boasts bright colors and creative seating.

PUBLIC LIBRARY ENCOURAGES TEENS TO HANG OUT [PICS]

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Read more about new trends in libraries in these other stories.

Libraries look beyond the shelves

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MidPointe: We are a modern, changing library

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Maine libraries’ Internet expansion aids jobless

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Washington libraries embrace technology

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Montclair Public Library investigating new ways to check out

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Could Bookless Libraries Revolutionize Access for the Poor?

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Public Libraries of Saginaw keep kids, adults reading with summer reading kickoff June 3

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Why Libraries Are More Relevant Than Ever Before

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A Gorgeous Home Library Would Turn Anyone Into A Bookworm (PHOTOS)

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Rediscover the wonders at your local library

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Even in the digital age, public libraries provide an important service

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Digital bookmobile’ promotes e-books

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Library of Congress to exhibit 230 new items in “Civil War in America”

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Bookmobile Hits The Streets

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Howard County Library System Named 2013 Library of the Year

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Libraries expanding availability of free digital downloads

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City of Evanston announces new mobile app for the Public Library

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New York Libraries 24 Hour Read In

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Check it Out at the Library: Traveling photos tell county libraries stories

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Library use on the rise in a tough economy

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Duluth library’s book-delivery program comes off the shelf

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Patrons can use materials from any location in the library system

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Williamsburg Library gets online magazines

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Library Newsbytes: Mini-Library in a Birdhouse, Zombies Invade Library, Picking Up Slack from the Bookstores

The Smallest of Our Library’s Big Attractions

A recent donated book of Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets is now one of the two attractions for Allen County Public Library. Among all other collections of the Library, this particular one is a rare miniature book carousel holding the complete works of Shakespeare.

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Can libraries pick up the slack from bookstores?

Since bookstores such as Barnes and Noble stores rapidly disappearing, libraries should step up and fill the important space being left out so as to let the public still continue to have a place to kill some idle time, hang out or meet friends. So as to fulfill this part, libraries should provide better amenities such providing more magazines, coffee table books, etc.

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Zombies Invade the Library

Last October 20, two floors of the Z. J. Loussac Library in Anchorage were transformed into a zombie central for the purpose of staging an emergency preparedness program.  The idea may seem to be unconventional, but the exercise is good to teach local residents how to be prepared in case of natural disasters and pandemic. Such as potential life-threatening situations like earthquakes, avalanches, volcanoes, dangerous wildlife, and blizzards.

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Clever mini-library in a birdhouse gets kids excited about reading: Margaret Bernstein


Sometimes a little strategy can trigger the curiosity of the public especially the minds of school children and alike. In Cleveland, a small red birdhouse is getting a lot of attention because of its collection of about 50 books anybody can borrow.  This project is part of the Little Free Library Movement which aims to get the communities excited about reading.

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Library moves beyond books to digital age

Libraries are turning into a savvy digital place where readers can have both worlds of physical books and ebooks. Portage County Public Library in downtown Stevens Point offers various services such as lending users tablets, subscriptions to a lot of databases and jobs databases, etc.

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Crowds still flock to public libraries

Public libraries are still in demand as people flock at Walnut Grove Public Library as it opens its doors to its patrons. Libraries are still there to provide the public a safe place to explore various books in spite several attracting places to go to.

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Library enters the digital realm

As everything else gets digitalized, libraries also step up to that field of change. Libraries keep and preserve their paper-based originals for reference since there are still doubts about how to preserve digitalized objects.

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Libraries collect holiday greetings for military troops

Medina County Library District does a good deed of not just letting the public expands once knowledge through reading books but also reaching out and helping provide morale, welfare and recreation-type services to military personnel by gathering Christmas cards to send to the USO. The library targets to collect at least 300 cards for their “Cards to Troops’ drive 2012.

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Library of Congress exhibit celebrates Jewish history, artifacts

The Library of Congress exhibits 60 artifacts of Jewish history from its vast Hebraic collection. It was a gift from Jacob Schiff, a financier and philanthropist which dates back in 1912. This had help scholars in their study about the foundational works about Judaism and Jewish civilization without even going to Europe for answers.

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Friday Memorial Library works to become autism-friendly facility

The Friday Memorial Library is working it’s best to accommodate everyone in their facility including those with autism.  A grant was funded to the library to let their librarians attend workshops to learn how to cater children with autism thus in the end letting these kids and their families to feel comfortable and safe as they visit the library.

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