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Photo courtesy of FOWLWorkers are on schedule inside the new Winthrop Library. Construction continues in the multi-purpose building Barring any unforeseen delays, Winthrop’s new library is slated for a grand opening on June 4, Winthrop City Council announced at its January 5 meeting. Jill Sheley, executive director of Friends of the Winthrop Library (FOWL), told …

BROOKLINE, MA – All Brookline public libraries will return to a contactless pickup model beginning Tuesday, January 18 due to staffing shortages related to COVID-19. According to library director Sara Slymon, the city’s libraries are experiencing a daily absenteeism rate of up to 30% due to illness. “We regret having to close our physical doors …

Steam’s library sharing feature is convenient, but has some downsides. Taylor Martin/CNET With its no-commitment approach and frequent sales, Steam, Valve’s digital game distribution service, makes it easy for gamers to build sizable game libraries. contrary to gaming subscription services (Xbox Game Pass, apple arcade, Google Play pass), you can purchase individual games on Steam …

The New Jersey State Library, an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University, will administer a statewide telehealth program, NJHealthConnect @ Your Library, to remove barriers to health equity for residents of New Jersey. Jersey. The program, slated to launch this month, will provide access to health care services at select public libraries across the state. …

Digital archivist Under the direction of Senator John S. McCain’s Papers Archivist, this position leads the program for planning, managing, describing, reformatting and preserving the digital content of Senator John S. McCain’s papers in the context of the entire collection and collections. at ASU in accordance with technological standards and University security requirements. This position …

The Highland Park Public Library will receive more than $ 472,000 in state funding, in a statewide initiative announced yesterday that injects $ 37 million into 36 library projects in 13 counties . Funding requires a matching grant from the borough. In an announcement in Long Branch, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the second round of …

The ImagineIF Library Board of Directors voted 3-2 at a special meeting on January 6 to move forward with the hiring of a new library manager who does not meet the standards for public libraries in the Montana for a community the size of Flathead Valley. The decision was made despite concerns expressed by staff, …

For immediate release Nanci Hill has been appointed the new Director of Library Services for the Hopkinton Public Library. (Photo courtesy of the Town of Hopkinton) HOPKINTON – Executive Director Norman Khumalo is pleased to announce the hiring of the new Director of Library Services, Nanci Hill. Principal Hill began her new role as Director …

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In response to Ms. Ottosen’s letter, “LIBRARIES: these are agendas”. This is an agenda. The same agenda that generations of librarians have worked so hard to defend, protecting First Amendment rights from trampling by those who would silence marginalized voices, dissenting opinions and unpopular ideas; the protection of the freedom to read for all, regardless …