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The Charlevoix Public Library celebrates Women’s History Month with “Memorable Women of Charlevoix” in the Michigan room. The library’s Michigan Hall Committee met for a second year to honor the achievements of eleven local women. Michigan Room Committee members include Mary Ann Chew, Kay Heise and Marilyn Novak, as well as Sara Shifrin of the …

For the editor: As Directors of Guilderland Public Library and Altamont Free Library, we have the honor of running two very different libraries. The Altamont Free Library has a collection of fewer than 14,000 items, a budget of $165,000, and occupies just 2,000 square feet in a historic train station. Guilderland Public Library has a …

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – The Allen County Public Library is considering making big changes to libraries on the southeast side of town. The Shawnee branch is being considered for closure as per their recent “master plan”. After months of site visits, staff and customer surveys, focus groups and community conversations, they released …

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – The Charleston County Emergency Rental Assistance Program is set to reopen after the program was suspended in October. The county will begin accepting applications from tenants and landlords on Tuesday. The program aims to help people who are struggling to pay rent and utilities due to the pandemic. Funding for the …

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Construction is slated to begin in the coming months on a new branch of the Cleveland Public Library in the city’s Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood, as well as a connected low-income seniors’ residence, after the approval of the project by a municipal commission on Thursday. The new Detroit Avenue and West 79th Street branch …

Sitting in the garages of countless homes across America, cars are waiting for their day to hit the road again. Less fortunate cars are waiting for the same thing, but in driveways or backyard mud pits. Many sit down because their owners don’t have the time and sometimes because they don’t have the tools. While …

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 …

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Public Library has partnered with the Local Board of Investment and the Central American Black Archives for a brand new project, kicking off at the start of Black History Month. At the Central Library, located at Baltimore Avenue and West 10th Street, the fifth floor has stories to …

Woodland Park plans major library expansion The $2.9 million state grant allows Woodland Park to expand its public library. Matt Fagan, NorthJersey.com For some, physical libraries may be 20th century anachronisms. But for many in Woodland Park — parents, children, seniors, new immigrants — the free Alfred H. Baumann Public Library is a godsend. “We’re …

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – The city of Madison plans to build a library and parks center to help connect the homeless community with more resources in Reindahl Park. Current building plans don’t include a people facility, but Tana Elias, Madison Public Library’s digital sales and marketing manager, said the goal is to reimagine how they …

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 …

BERWICK Take part in a ski and snowshoe outing on Saturday Great Works Regional Land Trust will kick off its series of guided winter outings with a ski and snowshoe trek from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Tuckahoe Preserve, located at 310 Hubbard Road. This 140-acre preserve along the Salmon Falls River offers easy, …

Happy Monday neighbours! Here’s what’s happening around Austin today. First, today’s weather forecast: Sunny and warmer. High: 69 Low: 47. Here are today’s top stories in Austin: Today is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and “to commemorate the civil rights activist and his work” several events are taking place in the Austin area.o commemorate …

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. …

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 anonymous narrator of “My Lovely Wife” has an ideal life. He and his wife Millicent have well-paying careers (he’s a tennis pro at the local country club and she’s a successful real estate agent) that allow them and their two children to live in the same affluent community where he grew up. Rory is …

Start the New Year on the right foot! Advertise your events, club meetings and fundraisers for free in The Stroller. Send the information at least a week in advance to [email protected] Please include a daytime phone number. Drive-through food distribution takes place at Pittsburgh Mills on Tuesday The Alegheny Valley Association of Churches and the …

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 …

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 …

Brady Foust and Jeanne Rebstock Foust (inset) recently donated $ 100,000 to the LE Phillips Memorial Public Library’s Story Builder Campaign. The generosity of a couple from Eau Claire has pushed funding for the LE Phillips Memorial Public Library expansion to over 98% of its goal of $ 18.5 million. Jeanne Rebstock Foust and Brady …

The neighborhood public library holds a warm place in my childhood memories – a friendly and welcoming place, as well as a seemingly limitless source of information and entertainment. When I moved to Mexico a few decades ago, there were few lending libraries open to the public. Sometimes I found one in the Casa de …

DULUTH, MN. (KBJR) – Starting on New Years Day, Duluth Public Library is launching a new video and music streaming service. The service will use an application called Hoopla. Hoopla will allow library users to stream videos, music, e-books, audiobooks and more without setting foot in the library. The service is free, but only for …

Advertise your holiday events, club meetings and fundraisers for free in The Stroller. Send the information at least a week in advance to [email protected] Please include a daytime phone number. Volunteers needed to prepare tax returns Allegheny Valley Association of Churches and United Way of Southwest Pennsylvania are looking for people to volunteer their time …

Children at the library (Photo: John McCarten / City Council) On Monday, the city council’s cultural affairs and libraries committee met to hear updates from the city’s three library systems regarding their programming and COVID-19 recovery. According to the committee’s report, Monday marked the second hearing on libraries since they reopened in July this year …

The pages of Ezra Jack Keats’ classic winter children’s book “The Snowy Day” are now scattered throughout Webster Park in Orono.The colorful pages of the book, mounted on catwalks in a protective case, are intentionally laid out throughout the park with integrated activities as part of a project to make children and their families active …

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 …

POLK COUNTY, Mo. (KY3) – The Polk County Public Library recently presented a strategic plan for 2022-2027 that outlines the gaps, solutions and issues leaders want to address over the next several years. Colleen Knight, director of the Polk County Public Library, said they were making big plans. “A library is extremely vital to the …

The Lucile E. Dearth Union Township Library Seed Library in Union City, Michigan, provides seeds and other gardening resources. Image: Michigan Seed Library Network By Kayla Nelsen More than 650 public libraries, gardens and community centers across Michigan will receive packets of Boston canned cucumber seeds next spring as part of a seed conservation and …

A children’s book borrowed from the Boise, Idaho, public library in 1910 was missing for 111 years before being returned anonymously, library officials said. A copy of Kate Douglas Wiggin’s “New Chronicles of Rebecca”, still in good condition, was recently returned to the Garden Valley District Library, about 81 kilometers from Boise, officials said. “The …

The New York Public Library (NYPL) is back with a parody campaign this Black Friday, touting “for the books” offers. In its fourth Black Friday campaign, created in-house by the library’s communications team, NYPL is offering “more free than ever” books with “0% interest loans” and “free returns”. This year’s tongue-in-cheek campaign also draws attention …

FundraisingMondays, Fridaysuntil December 17St. John AME Zion Gift Wrapping Station, 145 MLK Jr. Road, Mocksville; Mondays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Fridays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.ReligionSaturday 11 DecemberAt Dulin Christmas, Dulin Methodist, 897 Dulin Road, Mocksville, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Live nativity scene, food, hot chocolate, carols, visit from Santa.In …

POTTSTOWN – Holly Chang, executive director of the Pottstown Regional Public Library, appeared before borough council on Monday and said the loss of funding from the three townships neighboring Pottsgrove could cause the library to close. “The three Pottsgroves have dramatically reduced their funding to us. We found out sooner rather than later that we …

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 …

The Cobb County Public Library hosts a virtual graphic novel book club on Google Meet, and the novels discussed are available both as print books at the library and on the library’s website in digital form. This month’s discussion will revolve around Marvel’s Hawkeye, soon to be a Disney + streaming video series. Here is …

Staff at the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce and the Moundsville Economic Development Board will tell you that November is one of their busiest times, and to confirm it you just need to count the number of times. events taking place this month. The majority of the attractions will take place at the Moundsville Training …

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. …

MIDDLETOWN – Vinal Technical High School at 60 Daniels Street will be holding a virtual open house on November 4 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Students and parents can contact their college to register or, for more information, visit vinal.cttech.org/openhouse. Offerings include automotive, carpentry, criminal justice, diesel and heavy equipment repair, hairdressing and cosmetology, …

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 …

Step-by-step submission for the Ball State repository Visit https://bsu.libwizard.com/f/c19ppa. Fill in the email, name and affiliation with the university. Enter information about your location. Answer questions about your submission. Download up to four of your submissions at a time. File downloads are limited to 100MB. Click on “Send”. Submissions via Ball State will be added …

BARKtacular HOWLoween Dog Festival Saturday 23 October8-10 a.m.Dog Depot Dog park800 Deerfoot DrivePrepare for PAWDY! This event welcomes friendly dogs on a leash for tricks or treats, costume contests and more! A $ 5 entry fee includes loot items for all puppies and additional prizes for contest winners. Learn more Adaptive and inclusive trunk or …

The Camden Public Library plans to host museum curator Laureen LaBar for an online presentation of her new book, “Maine Quilts: 250 Years of Comfort and Community,” on Monday, October 18. Contribution photo Camden Public Library plans to host museum curator Laureen LaBar for an online presentation of her new book, “Maine Quilts: 250 Years …

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 …

Ephrata Public Library WENATCHEE – The central Washington library system serving five counties announced this week that it is embarking on a $ 10 million multi-year renovation of 28 of its branches. NCW Libraries say improvements on the drawing board include revised interior spaces and meeting areas. The library system indicates that the leaders and …

No more walking, no more history, no more caps. The Warren Public Library is hosting its second Story Walk of the year. Naturally, the sequel to the summer walk, which featured Esphyr Slobodkina’s Caps for Sale, will feature Slobodkina’s More Caps for Sale and Ann Marie Mulhearn Sayer. “Families and nursery schools can complete this …

The Cobb Public Library, in addition to the obvious role it plays in making books available to the public, also hosts many fun and educational events. Here are some features coming to Cobb Public Library branches, taken from the announcements on their Twitter account. We’ve highlighted this one before, but we’ll repeat it here: The …

(Erin Kirkland | The New York Times) An American flag flies in the breeze outside the General Motors Flint assembly plant in Flint, Michigan on Monday, September 23, 2019. “In terms of wellness at home home and overseas competitiveness, the brutal truth is that America is lagging behind. In some ways we are sliding into …

Avon, Ohio It’s starting to look like a construction site at the Avon Branch Library, 37485 Harvest Drive, as fences have recently been placed all around the facility for the new addition. The landscape was cleaned up last month to make way for the new addition. A new utility pole was installed along Colorado Avenue …

Texans have been aiming for the stars for years and now a partnership between the Port Arthur Public Library and NASA is bringing the stars closer. The Port Arthur Public Library was selected through a competitive application process to be part of NASA @ My Library, an educational initiative created to increase and enhance STEAM …

Library promotes early literacy with 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program

October 1 – Officials from the Dalton-Whitfield County Public Library presented arts and crafts, Pete the Cat mascot and, of course, books last Thursday at a kickoff party for the program 1,000 books before the library’s kindergarten. Samuel Thompson “loves to read – he doesn’t have enough books – and he loves books,” said his …

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 intended …

Libraries celebrate freedom to read with Forbidden Book Week

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 been …

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 the …

KENDALLVILLE – The Kendallville Public Library and its Limberlost branch in the city of Rome offer crafts and fall programs to keep young patrons busy in October. Fall vacation projects will be available from Monday October 4 to Saturday October 9 at both locations. Kids in Kindergarten to Grade 12 can stop by to create …

The Douglas County Public Library is developing a new five-year strategic plan. The University of Nevada, Reno is collecting feedback to help shape the strategic plan, current and future programs, resources, and service development. The survey can be found at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DCPLSurvey_English. A link to the survey is also available on the library’s website at library.douglascountynv.gov …

Advertise your club meetings, community events and fundraisers for free in The Stroller. Send the information at least a week in advance to [email protected] Please include a daytime phone number. Free vaccine, NARCAN distribution planned The Allegheny County Health Department will distribute free Narcan, flu shots and covid-19 shots from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. …

This column was submitted by Evangeline Cessna, Local History Librarian at the Warren-Vicksburg County Public Library. This week’s column features westerns from our New Large Print collection. Jackson Lowry adds to the series “West of the Big River” with his opus “The Artist”. Many people may not know it, but world-renowned Western artist Charle M. …

In order for local government entities to be truly accountable to their constituents, they must be prepared to admit when they slip up – and then strive to rectify the problem. We saw this happen last Monday when, in the face of a growing number of quarantines of students due to COVID-19 and a daily …

This Weekend in the Arts: The Broadway musical that inspired saxophone quartet “The Birdcage,” “The Rebellious Miss Breed” reopens the downtown library art gallery, and destroy ‘art to SDMA. Credit: Karli Cadel / Cygnet Theater Above: “La Cage aux Folles” at Cygnet Theater runs until October 13, 2021. “La Cage Aux Folles” Theater This show’s …

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – The Toledo Lucas County Public Library offers free rapid at-home COVID test kits. In fact, the kits are so popular that they are sold out and expect more. Kelsey Rader is the spokesperson for the library and says, “As of March we have distributed about 17,000. And this week we should …

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 …

As we welcome the change of seasons from the heat of summer to the cooler breeze and vibrant fall sunsets, we wanted to let you know of several updates here at the Waterford Public Library. September is Library Card Enrollment Month, and we encourage you to stop by the library and explore all the library …

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 …

PORTLAND – The Portland Selectmen’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved an updated library fines policy on August 4, making the Portland Public Library the newest non-fine library in Connecticut. Portland joins a long list of municipalities that have already taken the plunge to eliminate overdue fines, according to a press release, including Middletown, East Hampton, …

August 6, 2021 at 4:34 pm Got a writing tip, a press release, a listing of local events, or digital content to share? Send it here. Support our mission by visiting patreon.com/fl1 and becoming a monthly subscriber. Although it is considered the most accessible place in Geneva, the current strategic plan of the Geneva Public …

Starting today, the Saint-Charles public library will require masks for all visitors, regardless of their immunization status. Library officials cited the recent designation by the Kane County Health Department of the level of COVID-19 transmission in the county as “substantial.” The Centers for Disease Control recommends that everyone wear masks indoors in areas of “substantial” …

The first thing to note about the Harris County Public Library is that it is different from the Houston Public Library – they are two separate entities. And the second thing to note? The first celebrates a milestone this year. “The library has been around for 100 years,” says Susan Greer, president of Harris County …

NORTH ADAMS – In recent weeks, people have been able to sit in the North Adams Public Library and read books or use computers for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. As COVID-19 restrictions ease, there’s one policy that’s here to stay: No more late fees. During the pandemic, the fee …

The rapid development of the digital economy has led some to believe that public libraries could go the dinosaur’s way. After all, why bother going to your local library when you can just find what you need with the click of a mouse? Yet in the digital age, the evidence is compelling that libraries remain …

Photo of Shelley Hanson Fairbanks siblings Ellie, 3, and Louie, 5, attend the open house and grand opening of the new Powhatan Point Public Library on Friday. They are the children of Karley Fairbanks, who is a tax officer for the Belmont County District Library. POWHATAN POINT – Powhatan Point Public Library patrons, the library …

UTICA – Licking County Library recently purchased a building in Utica that will improve the space and accessibility of the Hervey Memorial Library. The building, located at 115 South Main Street, is just south of the current location at 15 North Main Street in Utica. A press release from the Licking County Library called it …

YORK – Here are the events White Pine is hosting this summer – several in partnership with the York Library, York and Kittery Land Trusts, and York and Kittery Seniors’ Centers. Discover their new program and calendar of events. July 2021 July 15, 2021, 10 am-11:30am : Join the White Pine Programs and the York …

The Friends of Rehoboth Beach Public Library have launched a new fundraiser to support the library in purchasing new books, DVDs, periodicals and other materials. Each day in September, the name of a lucky ticket holder will be drawn to win $ 100 in gift certificates at local stores and restaurants. Raffle tickets are on …

As San Diego gears up for its next Pride Week, the San Diego Public Library will join in the fun with a few family-friendly programs focused on diversity and inclusion. Pride-themed storytelling hours that will include discussions about the books will be held on four dates from Tuesday to July 17, the library said. Those …

Butler movie schedule in the park BUTLER – “Cheaper by the Dozen” is this week’s feature film in Butler’s Movies in the Park series, which takes place this Friday in South Side Park. The film will start around 9:30 p.m. There will be free popcorn and bottled water. Visitors are kindly requested to bring their …

Photo by Derek Redd The Ohio County Library’s summer reading program this year, titled ‘Reading Colors Your World,’ allows customers to earn points for every minute of reading through July 17, with a chance to win weekly prizes. WHEELING – The Ohio County Library has a rainbow of events planned for “color the world” children …

May 9, 1937 – June 18, 2021 Nationally renowned librarian Regina Ursula Minudri passed away June 18 in her Berkeley home. Gina was born on May 9, 1937 in San Francisco to John and Molly Halter Minudri. Gina was an intelligent and precocious child who learned to read before going to school. Her love of …

Carolyn Thibodeaux shines with positivity. As a children’s librarian at the Port Arthur Public Library, one can sit and watch her interact with each child, knowing almost everything by name. It’s a job she’s been doing for 22 years. But decades ago, when the former paralegal decided to make the transition to education, she had …

What? A classical music concert by Boston violinist Anna Harris (CFA’20), former artist in residence at Boston Medical Center. When? Friday June 25, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. and every Friday in August, from noon to 1 p.m. Find artists and schedule here. Or? Central branch of the Boston Public Library in Copley Square, …

Delmont librarian interviewed on American Library Association podcast

The Delmont Public Library was among several topics discussed Tuesday in the American Library Association’s “Call Number with American Libraries” podcast. Librarian Denni Grassel was interviewed by host Phil Morehart about the library’s brand new outdoor learning center. After hosting an open house for the center on June 7, Grassel discussed finding a PNC Charitable …

Increased funding for public safety employee salaries, graffiti removal and a study on park access are among the proposed amendments to Louisville’s 2022 budget. The amended budget is effective July 1. It passed its first hurdle on Monday when the Metropolitan Council’s budget committee approved it. He is now awaiting approval from the entire board. …

The stroller, June 19, 2021: Events in the Alle-Kiski valley

Advertise your club meetings, community events and fundraisers for free in The Stroller. Send the information at least a week in advance to [email protected] Please include a daytime phone number. Leechburg Museum sells commemorative bricks The Leechburg Area Museum and Historical Society plans to build a sidewalk in honor of the museum’s long-time president, the …

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 …

SHUTESBURY – After back-and-forth discussions at Saturday’s annual town hall meeting about using more free money to lower property tax bills – a strategy the town used last year – voters finally approved a Budget of $ 6.63 million. Voters in the session, held in the field behind City Hall, also authorized the city to …

Los Alamos County Libraries Youth Services Director Melissa Mackey holds a copy of the book “Jabari Jumps”. Photo by Mayor O’Neill / losalamosreporter.com The first group of children follows the StoryWalk® Thursday evening between the White Rock Library and the Pinon Park Splash Pad. Courtesy photo BY MAYOR O’[email protected] The White Rock Library created a …

NEWARK – Philip Roth was not valuable for the books in his personal library. When he died in 2018, he left over 7,000 annotated paperbacks and hard covers, most of them stowed away in the built-in shelves of his Upper West Side apartment and home in Warren, Connecticut. He gave them to Newark Public Library, …

Find the Belmont Public Library Call: 617-489-2000 Location: 336 Concord Avenue, PO Box 125 Website: https://belmontpubliclibrary.net/ Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and closed on Sunday. No appointment or call is necessary. Open to navigation For museum passes …

Watertown Free Public Library programs are free and open to everyone. The library is open to navigation and checkouts, with curbside pickup available. Virtual programs are offered through Facebook Live and Zoom. For information, visit https://watertownlib.org. For adults CRAZY FILMS: “The artist of disaster”: 7 p.m. June 14 via Zoom. Watch “The Disaster Artist” on …

Submitted by the Bellingham Public Library The ribbon is cut! Bellingham Public Library Renovation of the ground floor of the central branch is officially over, and the following reopening details will allow for a gradual transition to in-person services. Starting Monday, June 7, the central branch will open at 50% capacity for limited in-person services, …

POTSDAM – The Potsdam Public Library, after going through a year-long shutdown caused by the double whammy of major interior renovations and COVID-19, is starting to emerge at the end of the tunnel. This week, the Potsdam Public Library officially opened for curbside pickup. Customers can now pick up or drop off books during business …

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State University Libraries recognized seven outstanding faculty and staff on Thursday, May 20, among its more than 500 employees. Professors and staff based at Penn State Berks and on the University Park campus were recognized. Faye Chadwell, Dean of Academic Libraries and Scholarly Communications, presided over a virtual awards ceremony …

We talk a lot about the role schools play in our communities and how that role has expanded and evolved over the years. A library in Huntington proves that the same is true of our local public libraries across the mountain state. The Cabell County Public Library won the 2021 National Medal for Museum and …

Bartlesville Public Library will offer customers free music streaming starting June 1 through an agreement with Freegal Music. The library has purchased a two-year subscription to the service, which allows users up to five hours per day of ad-free streaming through the Freegal app or website. Customers can also create personalized playlists and download up …

05/28/2021 The Menomonee Falls Public Library is delighted to announce that our Reading Africa grant proposal will be fully funded! The money awarded will be used to purchase new materials to help Wisconsin readers deepen their understanding of Africa. Read Africa 2021 grant program winners the African Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is …

LIVERMORE, CA – The Livermore Public Library offers a series of free early childhood courses for area residents that open a window of opportunity for local youth covering a range of topics. Sessions will begin June 1 and end August 14 at the Civic Center Library, located at 1188 S. Livermore Ave. Classes will take …

The Columbus Metropolitan Library spent $ 35 million to renovate and expand its main downtown library, including a new plaza to connect it to the adjacent topiary park. But what is known as the East Plaza did not attract visitors or become the community space envisioned when it opened in 2016, so the library is …

The stroller, May 27, 2021: events in the Alle-Kiski valley

Advertise your club’s meetings, events and fundraisers for free in The Stroller. Send the information at least a week in advance to [email protected] Please include a daytime phone number. Welcome to the community to place flags at Brackenridge Members of the American Legion from Brackenridge will place flags at veterans’ graves on Saturday at Prospect …

A rendering by Engberg Anderson Architects shows plans for a new and larger Marion Public Library. The library is currently in a “silent” fundraising phase, which will become a public fundraising campaign this summer. (Illustration provided) The two final candidates for the next director of the Marion Public Library had the chance to meet the …