Libraries and Librarians

Omaha City Council approves re-development agreement for Mutual of Omaha Tower

Omaha City Council approves re-development agreement for Mutual of Omaha Tower

12 hours ago   |   KETV

It details plans for mutual to take over the W Dale Clark library site, where the company will build its tower.
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More than 1 million Imagination Library books mailed to kids in Hamilton County

More than 1 million Imagination Library books mailed to kids in Hamilton County

16 hours ago   |   WLWT

Ohio leaders are celebrating a major milestone of providing one million Imagination Library books to children in Hamilton County.
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Workers vote on forming Missouri's only active library union

Workers vote on forming Missouri's only active library union

18 hours ago   |   KMBC

Workers at a public library system based in Columbia are voting this week on whether to become the only active public librarians union in the state
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'Should I play it safe or push the envelope?' Texas librarian struggles ordering books for school

19 hours ago   |   ABC

"I don't think there's been a day or an hour in the last 12 months that I haven't been frightened and immobilized by what the future could look like," said one Texas school...
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To optimize data curation for AI, Lightly turns to self-supervised learning

4 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Lightly has set out to tackle the challenge of optimizing data curation for AI and machine learning models. It includes a series of open-source projects like the Lightly...
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Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library launches day of giving Wednesday to raise additional funds

5 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library is launching its Big Give fundraising effort on Wednesday with events at several branches and a free concert on the rooftop...
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'Little Queer Library' targeted by vandals for 4th time in as many months

'Little Queer Library' targeted by vandals for 4th time in as many months

5 days ago   |   WCVB

A Massachusetts couple that curates a Little Free Library says the community library in Waltham has been targeted by vandals again because of its selection of LGBTQ books.
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23 practical, thoughtful gifts for law school graduates

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Prices are accurate at the time of publication. When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Law school graduates have spent years...
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Conservative parents take aim at library apps meant to expand access to books

6 days ago   |   NBC News

E-reader apps that expand access to books for students are now under fire by conservative parents in a culture war over book bans in schools.
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HBO Max's The Time Traveler's Wife Is a Multiverse of Badness

HBO Max's The Time Traveler's Wife Is a Multiverse of Badness

6 days ago   |   Time

One day at work, a 28-year-old librarian meets the 20-year-old woman who will become his wife. The thing is, she already knows him-knows that they will fall in love, marry...
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Steelers to add Hall of Honor museum to Heinz Field

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Buffalo grocery store where 10 were killed in racist shooting is only...

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PHT Morning Skate: How Battle of Alberta has changed; Zibanejad's impact

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