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Bob Lucas Memorial Library (Photo – JerryShots) ALTADENA- ColoradoBoulevard.net: Library District engages Anderson Brulé Architects, an award-winning firm known for excellence in library planning and design, and schedules community town hall meetings March 29 and May 10. By News Desk The Altadena Library District announced that planning and design is underway for the multi-year project …

During a Thursday night job interview with Seattle Public Library officials, Hennepin County Library Director Chad Helton suggested county administrators told him he should return to Minnesota from Los Angeles if he continued to run the county library system. Helton, one of two finalists to become chief librarian of the Seattle system, was interviewed for …

By Isabel Vander Stoep / [email protected] With her library print cardigan and dress, Muriel Wheatley’s title as the new Vernetta Smith Timberland Chehalis Library Manager comes as no surprise. His vision for the future of the library, however, is off the beaten track. Contrary to the stereotypical shhh librarian, Wheatley wants to welcome kids – …

The Clearview Library District has unveiled its plans to expand library patron services in the communities of Windsor and Severance. In April, the board adopted plans for three buildings, described in the district’s “Plan for the Future”. The final piece of the plan fell into place Jan. 18 with the purchase of a 1.7-acre parcel …

LAKE STEVENS — The Sno-Isle Libraries will remain in Lake Stevens. The city backtracked on land to vacate the Library District to help fund a new $30 million civic center, Sno-Isle announced Tuesday. “We are moving forward with the long-standing community goal of a new public library in Lake Stevens, built and operated by Sno-Isle …

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 …

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 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 …

Cherie Sivignon / Tips Staff working in Tasman District Council library roles will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 by January 24, under a new council policy. All staff working in Tasman District Council library roles must now be vaccinated against Covid-19. There are also plans to introduce a requirement that …

Dec. 11 — Georgia lags the country behind in funding its public libraries, and northwest Georgia lags behind the rest of the state, according to supporters of the Dalton County Public Library- Whitfield. Several library supporters attended the first public hearing on Whitfield County’s 2022 budget proposal on Tuesday to ask the county council of …

The Boulder Library Foundation is providing approximately $ 45,000 to 57 current and former staff at the Boulder Public Library who were laid off or laid off during the pandemic. The grants were funded by the Boulder Library Foundation and its donors, who contributed to the Help A Library worker Out (HALO) fund. The foundation …

I had the opportunity to present and attend Information Today, Inc. 2021 Internet librarian sign in conference, which was held virtually October 26-28. Like a presenterI was able to attend the conference for free and see much of the work that went on behind the scenes, including recording my session on Zoom and participating in …

Eckhart Public Library’s Director of Marketing and Community Engagement, Jamie Long, grew up in an area not served by a public library. “When you’re in that position it’s very demoralizing and frustrating, so I can certainly empathize with that frustration. We get people all the time who have moved from an area that has county-wide …

The Irvin L Young Memorial Library, the public library in Whitewater, received three grants that it applied for to help the community and provide better opportunities. The grants are NASA at my Library, a library that transforms communities Grant from the American Library Association, a recovery grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council they applied for. …

TRUMBULL – “You’re doing well!” Read a note pasted on a bulletin board posted in a quiet corner of the children’s section of the Trumbull Library. The board with the cheerful message is next to a heavy armchair and a coffee table, which contains information on breastfeeding. The whole painting is protected from the general …

The Pius XII Memorial Library has been recognized as the Missouri Library of the Year 2021 by the Missouri Library Association. This award came after 18 months of the Pius Library’s operation during the COVID-19 pandemic, which prompted many libraries across the state to make changes to their services and systems. The annual award is …

https://chapelboroaudio.s3.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/2021/October/20/CH%20Public%20Library_WRAP.mp3 Chapel Hill Public Library creates innovative new space. The Community History Lab will be located on the lower level of the library and will serve as a place to share the history of the people, places and times of Chapel Hill. The Chapel Hill Public Library’s Community History Lab will be equipped with a …

The new mobile library at the Greene County Public Library opened on Saturday August 14 at a community event outside of the Fairborn Community Library. The new mobile library features murals created by villagers Liz Storter Robinson and Wakka Siccone. (Photo by Orion Lite) Orion Lite On Saturday August 14, book enthusiasts from across the …

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 strategic …

through beth to September 18, 2021 Above: The week begins with a golf fundraiser for the senior center and ends with a closing reception for Art on the Trails. (photos from old Senior Center website and Art on the Trails photo gallery and promotions) Here are the highlights of what’s happening around the city this …

Source: City of Goleta Starting Tuesday, September 14, students will be able to book free one-on-one online appointments with knowledgeable homework coaches to receive personalized help with their homework, all from the comfort and convenience of their own home! Homework help sessions will be offered by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to …

Library attracts locals with sand art terrariums

Aug 28 – The pandemic has cut short many in-person Tahlequah Public Library events over the past year, but the community was invited to participate in the Creative Craft Corner on Thursday, when patrons created their own terrariums from sand art. It has been a long time since library staff have been able to organize …

MORGANTOWN – Morgantown Public Library System is launching its own app. Available for Apple and Android devices, this new app makes it easy to renew, keep and find books right from your phone. Application features Switch between accounts to keep track of multiple family members View current checkouts and renew items Receive push notifications on …

That is true! After 15 long months of being closed to the public, Laura’s library is finally open again. Due to repairs related to the February storm, Westbank is expected to reopen later this month. Shortly after the publication of the library’s weekly newsletter on the morning of June 15, announcing its reopening, Laura’s Library …

ALHAMBRA, California – There is a new library at the Alhambra, and this one is on wheels. Library staff launched the traveling program – a mobile library in a van – to bring literacy to the entire community, where many young residents are learning English as a second language. What would you like to know …

The Oceanside Public Library opens an Early Learning and Community Information Center on Tuesday, June 15, inside the Civic Center, 330 N. Coast Highway. Parents and guardians can come to the Hub for resources to support their children’s early literacy and development. The idea behind the Hub is to offer information about community resources for …

Grant enables NP Library to loan home office kits

8/6/2021 Stefanie Blankenship, Director of the North Providence Union Free Library, stands beside an example of the library’s new “Any Place Office Space” kits for patrons to check out. Kits include laptop and charger, wireless printer and charger, mobile hotspot and charger, USB stick, wireless mouse, and printer paper. (Photo Brise by Mélanie Thibeault) The …

Join the Wareham Garden Club and the Wareham Historical Society as well as the Wareham Free Library for an anniversary presentation of “Remember Back When” at the library at 59 Marion Road from 10 am to 4 pm on June 11 and 12. To celebrate the library, the floral designers at the Garden Club will …

Warm weather and sunny days are waiting for you. If you’re looking for ways to make the most of your summer, why not check out what’s new at the Stanislaus County Library? There’s so much to explore at the library in June, including virtual programs, a new subscription box for teens, story time kits and …

The James Prendergast Library will continue to require patrons to wear masks inside the facility. PJ file photo Despite state guidelines on relaxing masks, the James Prendergast Library will still require patrons to wear masks inside the facility. Annie Greene, chief executive of the Prendergast library, informed the board at a meeting last week that …

Port Stephen While many libraries closed their doors last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Port Stephens Council is encouraging residents to rediscover their library as part of the Library and Information Week of the May 17 to 23, 2021. A smiling woman holding a book at the Tomaree library Council Library Services Director Kris …

Photo by / Dakota AntelmanMarlborough Public Library is located at the corner of Main Street and Prospect Street. By Dakota Antelman, Editor-in-chief MARLBOROUGH – Staff and patrons at Marlborough Public Library will see their old house crumble and rise again over the next two years from a perch just across the street. After being delayed …

The national award will support the purchase of books for the Sherwood Public Library that deal with race, racial justice Sherwood Public Library has been selected as one of 300 libraries to participate in Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries, an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) that helps librarians better …

Altadena Library District Board Chair Katie Clark, pictured in an undated photo provided by the organization. An administrator of the Altadena library district received the California Library AssociationPresident’s Award for contributions to libraries and literacy, the library announced Thursday. Katie Clark, who is chair of the board, was named the recipient of the honor, the …

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) – As of May 10, the Portage Lake District Library and Hancock School Public Library will no longer keep returned library materials in quarantine. This means that the items will be processed upon return and put back into circulation. The library is still unable to accept book donations at this time. The …

“You have the best library system in the state. You are so informative and always so helpful. I am so happy to live in Canton and to be able to use your library. Thank you very much and keep up the good work!” In County Stark, our dedicated library staff hear statements like this every …

PAVILION – Two years after becoming director of the Hollwedel Memorial Library, Josselyn Borowiec received one of the 2021 New York State Outstanding Librarian Awards. Borowiec was nominated by his library board. Borowiec, the board said, really made a difference when she took over the library. She started yoga programs for children and adults – …

On Earth Day, the library – along with local partners Prairie Ally and Project Food Forest – unveiled the Rock County Seed Library. The catalog drawers, which once held index-sized information about the library’s books, are now filled with over 100 varieties of seeds and are available to anyone interested in planting them. Seed options …

San Diego officials unveiled plans on May 6 to partially reverse a proposal to cut library hours by 23%, but said staffing issues will delay Sunday hours restoration projects and most branches The city’s 36-library system will remain closed all summer. The branch of the La Jolla / Riford library at 7555 Draper avenue is …

A long-time library employee and a Friends of the Library volunteer made an important fundraising milestone this year. Al Dollerschell, who sells donated books online for the Friends organization, has reached $ 100,000 through online book sales throughout his volunteer service. When Dollerschell started selling books in 2004, he was making an average of just …

Pasadena has ordered the central library building to be closed due to seismic security concerns, authorities said on Tuesday. The building, located at 285 E. Walnut St., had recently been reopened for part-time in-person services following the county’s move into the orange level of the state’s four-level coronavirus reopening system. However, a recent structural assessment …

Russell Lewis has been sitting outside the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library for more than an hour, waiting for the doors to open on the first day of public access since the start of the pandemic. He hasn’t been inside the Larkin Street building for almost 14 months and becomes poetic when …

Submitted photo “Micronesian Legends” by Bo Flood and Beret E. Strong and William Flood, 2002 In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Month in May, libraries encourage the campus to use these online resources to learn more about this community. While these resources have been compiled by library staff for the U of A …

After more than a year of closure, the Dallas Public Library will reopen on Tuesday. Twenty-eight of its 30 branches will reopen, but there are a few things to know before you return. It has been about 14 months since library branches closed and many programs went virtual. When the library reopens, people will be …

During sporadic closures due to COVID-19, the library offered curbside book pickup and virtual programming through its website and social media. While the library is open to the public, library director Beth Sorenson explained that precautions such as social distancing, regular cleaning, 24-hour book quarantine and masks are still in place. She said the library …

GUILDERLAND – Directors of the Guilderland Public Library voted unanimously to propose a budget of $ 4,097,100 for next year – just $ 17,000 more than the current year’s spending plan. Voters will have their say on May 18 as they choose from six candidate directors standing for four positions on the 11-member board. Holders …

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW / WAGT) – Hours of operation will soon be extended for branches of the Augusta-Richmond County public library system. From Saturday, the new hours will be: Headquarters library: Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. close on Sunday …

ImagineIF Libraries will resume their opening hours at all locations from May 3. Security measures are still in place to provide a reasonably safe working environment for staff while providing maximum access for taxpayers, including: • social signage and floor marking • hand disinfection • frequently disinfecting highly touched surfaces The 30-minute library time limit …

Once welcoming whispered conversations and peaceful study sessions, the brick-covered building housing mountains of literature has had to pivot its plans to remain a resource for its community. Amid studies showing the scarcity of library jobs, local libraries have adjusted and expanded their services through COVID, keeping their communities informed and engaged. Please support local …

It’s National Volunteer WeekApril 18 – April 24, 2021 April 18, 2021 Proposed by CCCL_CatherineO Helping others is the cornerstone of volunteering. The Contra Costa County Library has hosted over 9,000 volunteers in recent years to help library staff keep our libraries in top working order. During this pandemic, our community libraries continue to have …