In the Berkeley Public Library last year, Board of Trustees Meetings were packed with library users who showed up to defend the library’s books.
Free Landscape Classes (and tips!)
Serving more than 1.5 million people a year, Arlington Public Library holds more than 600,000 items, from books, audiobooks, eBooks, and DVDs, to digital photo collections, genealogy resources, and grant funded kits for parents and teachers.
Neil Gaiman announces Neverwhere sequel, The Seven Sisters
Author says the new fantasy novel has been inspired by his work with UN refugee agency and ‘the shape London is in now’
10 Comics to Get on Free Comic Book Day
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What Libraries Do
Libraries are places of information. When most people think "library" they think books. And while that is certainly true, these days books take different shapes, such as e-books and audio books. More than just books, libraries are places of information, offering people free access to a wealth of information that they often can't find elsewhere, whether online, in print or in person. Whether they're looking for DVDs or the latest best-seller; health or business information found on internet databases not accessible at home, or going for story times and community programming, the library is a center of community for millions of people America's 123,000 libraries fall into four basic types (with a few added variations): Public…
Find out what your ZIP code says about you with this creepily accurate website
A website spotted by Reddit seeks to show people what ZIP codes say about the demographics, culture, and lifestyle in one's area.
10 Books to Counteract Your 'Downton Abbey' Withdrawal
The show is over, but stories of British society in the 1910s and '20s live on
Piano and Musical Instrument Sales and Rental
Falcetti Music is a full line musical instrument dealer carrying a wide variety of product lines including Yamaha Pianos, Guitars, Drums, Sound Gear, Keyboards, school and band instrument rentals
How to use the Library
Sign up for a free library card, learn how to borrow materials and review fines and fees for late returns.
What school librarians wish parents knew
School libraries are a sanctuary and safe place for many children. Here Sarah Forster, co-creator of the amazing children's literature website The Sapling, lists the things all parents should know about school librarians. I spent a LOT of time in school libraries as a kid. Remember the index card