October 23, 2021
  • October 23, 2021

Libraries

students celebrate the reopening of campus libraries | New

by on October 1, 2021 0

Almost 18 months after Harvard Libraries closed, students have been eagerly browsing books and frequenting their common study spaces since the libraries reopened in person this fall. In March 2020, Harvard Libraries shut down in-person services, including borrowing and scanning and delivery, while retaining digital services and databases. In July 2020, they reopened with...

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County wants to move forward with library plans

by on September 29, 2021 0

The Ector County Library, 321 W. Fifth St. Ector County Commissioners this week expressed support for forming a library advisory committee that would help determine whether the county should build a new library or upgrade its current facilities. They also indicated that they were supportive of hiring a consulting firm to help develop a...

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West Fargo Library Events for the week of September 15

by on September 29, 2021 0

West Fargo Public Library Now Accepting Meeting Room Reservations The public can now reserve meeting rooms at the West Fargo Public Library. This service was interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic but resumed on Monday, June 21. At this time, the library has two meeting rooms that the public can book. These rooms are...

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Libraries celebrate freedom to read with Forbidden Book Week

by on September 28, 2021 0

September 28 — Libraries, educators, publishers, booksellers and avid readers celebrate annual Forbidden Books Week, a national initiative that celebrates the freedom to read, find information and share ideas. The initiative aims to shed light on books and other materials that have faced challenges, or have attempted to remove or restrict them, or have...

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Polk Library Has New Logo – The Tryon Daily Bulletin

by on September 27, 2021 0

Libraries are “much more than books” COLUMBUS — Polk County Public Libraries have a new logo. The Polk County Council of Commissioners met earlier this month and heard library director Marcie Dowling talk about the new logo. “Literacy will always be at the heart of our mission, but we are more than books,” said...

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MLK Library Grand Reopening Draws Festive Crowds

by on September 25, 2021 0

With fun and fanfare, DC’s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library celebrated its COVID-delayed grand reopening after a $ 211 million renovation. On Saturday, with much fun and fanfare, DC’s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library celebrated its COVID-delayed grand reopening after a $ 211 million renovation. Parents and young DC students came for...

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Library of Congress appeals to new CIO to continue redesign

by on September 23, 2021 0

The Library of Congress has promoted a veteran research institution to chief information officer, giving her the responsibility of pursuing a massive IT turnaround and supporting its strategy to digitize its assets. Judith Conklin, formerly Deputy Library CIO, took over last week from Bernard Barton, who retired after six years as CIO. Ms. Conklin...

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