Local history can be found at Missouri Valley Special Collections in downtown Kansas City
The Kansas City Public Library in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.Nightryder84, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons. The oldest and one of the largest public library systems can be found in downtown Kansas City, Missouri's Central Library.
Actress Jenifer Lewis Coming to the Wilmington Public Library September 15th
On September 15th Jenifer Lewis will be making an appearance at the Wilmington Public Library to promote her new book, Walking in My Joy: In These Streets. The "Choppin' It Up" event will feature a live in-person talk by Lewis moderated by Tonya Baynes, local life coach and long-time partner of the Wilmington Public Library.
National Book Lovers Day: 4 great ways to celebrate in Henderson
Many Americans don't read. Over 50% of Americans didn't finish a book last year. With National Book Lovers Day coming up on August 9th, it's the perfect time to change that. Here are four ways you can celebrate National Book Lovers Day right here in Henderson.
Winnsboro Takes the Little Free Library to Another Level
The original Little Free Library was installed in Hudson, Wisconsin, to help bring a community together. Not only did it get that community together, but it also started a movement bringing communities together worldwide. Now there are 115 countries with Little free libraries that give children and adults free access to books.
Week of Events Planned As Duxbury Free Library Reopens After 3 Week Closure
The library is officially open!Duxbury Free Library / Facebook. The Duxbury Free Library has reopened to the public as of Monday, July 25th at 2 PM!. The library was closed for over three weeks to repair damage from flooding that occurred in February. Repairs included replacing the carpet in the Children's Room, as seen below.
Clay County schools writing new manuals on how to challenge books
Clay County District Schools has updated a policy that allows parents to report material they deem as obscene in a school library. The school board took emergency action to adopt the policy that also changes how reading, library and instructional materials are selected. The board did this to comply with the language in HB 1467 that Governor Ron DeSantis signed in March.
This Once Was A Mansion!
This home, now library, has such great history to both the Irvine family and city. It was build as a home that was closer to the stage coach stop in Tustin. This is the new building after the 60’s fire. Architects studied original blueprints to insure new building matched the former home. You can now have a wonderful picnic outside and check out books inside. Sun: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Mon - Thu: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Fri - Sat: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 13109 Old Myford Rd. Irvine, CA 92602
Cool Off in Colorado Springs With a Summer Foam Party (July 12 & 14)
(Colorado Springs, CO) It's toasty warm in Colorado Springs right now. To help beat the heat, grab the swimsuits, pile the kids in the car, and head to the park to cool down with some bubble-filled outdoor fun.
See Georgia Football, Sports Artifacts in Traveling Exhibit at Two Cobb Libraries
Georgia fans love Saturday afternoons when the Bulldogs dispatch SEC opponents between the hedges at Sandford Stadium. For those who can't make those events, or those looking to relive some of the glory of Georgia sports past an present, don't miss this upcoming exhibit at Cobb County Libraries.
Morristown's Bookmobile 2022 Summer Tour
Check out the Bookmobile on its 2022 Summer Tour from the Morristown and Morris Township Library. The Morristown and Morris Township Library has provided bookmobile service to our community since 1923.
Moon rocks on display at Forsyth County library’s ‘Oceans on the Moon’ event on Tuesday
(FORSYTH COUNTY, GA) Looking for a free summertime event that’s “out of this world?”. The Sharon Forks Library branch of the Forsyth County Public Library system will have actual moon rocks available for patrons to examine at the “Oceans on the Moon?!” program on Tuesday, June 28 at 6:30 pm.
Pueblo Library District Paying Kids $100 to Read This Summer
(Pueblo, CO) Who doesn't like a good challenge, especially one that pays well? This summer, Pueblo City-County Library District is encouraging children to read and paying them to do so - a fun summer job.
Check Out a Book -- And Georgia's State Parks -- Free From Your Local Library
Summer is the perfect time for reading a good book and visiting Georgia State Parks. And you can do both by checking them out with your library card at most local Georgia Libraries.
Parsippany Library to Document Local and Immigrant Experiences of Asian Community
Parsippany library partners with Drew University to create oral history and photo essays documenting the local and immigrant experiences of the Asian-American community. Parsippany-Troy Hills – The Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library System will be partnering with coLAB Arts, based in Bridgewater, NJ, to produce oral histories and photo essays documenting the local and immigrant experiences of the Asian community with the support of a Morris County Heritage Commission re-grant award.
Help stop the "summer slide" with Forsyth County Library's summer reading program
(FORSYTH COUNTY, GA) Now that school is out, many Forsyth County children are enjoying the newfound freedom and laid-back schedule that come with sunny summer days. While the parks and playgrounds are packed, there’s one slide parents want their kids to avoid - the “summer slide.”
Summer reading at Clay County libraries kicks off next week
The summer reading program at Clay County’s five libraries kicks into high gear following the Memorial Day holiday. It starts May 31 and runs until July 16. The library encourages everyone to stop by a branch the first week to sign up for summer reading. When you register, you get reading logs and a goodie bag. “Each time you complete a log and turn it into your library branch, you’re entered to win a grand prize for your age group,” said library programming associate Victoria Slaughter.
Stunning McGraw Rotunda Inside Main 5th Ave New York Public Library
In this video, JamesandKarla showcase the McGraw Rotunda inside the gorgeous Beaux Arts gem, the Fifth Avenue Main Branch of the New York Public Library located between 40th and 42nd Streets in Midtown Manhattan.
SparkBrary Shares Social Justice, BLM and Other Provocative Books
SparkBrary, a project of an Oregon 8th grader, shares provocative books about social justice, racial issues, Black Lives Matter topics, and more in a free kiosk
Morris County Library Resumes Full Operations, Celebrates 100 Years
The Morris County Library, operating on a truncated schedule during the pandemic, will resume full hours of operation starting Monday, May 2, 2022. A series of musical performances will mark the library's 100-year celebration.
Clay County library system looks to expand digital options
The goal of the Clay County library system's five-year plan is to improve the quality of the collection, which will ultimately shorten wait times. The county took an inventory of its collection and found that more than 75 percent needed to be replaced.