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  1. Volunteers key to Friends shop success

    Roberto Mattamira (left), Rosemary Auer, and Janet Smith, part of “Club 88,” have contributed to the success of the Friends of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Shop in the main library by logging in thousands of volunteer hours since 1 ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Houston historic landmark reopens

    An iron fence encircling the relandscaped front plaza and a Spanish Renaissance–styled interior highlight the $32-million expansion and restoration of Houston Public Library’s Julia Ideson Library, home of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center. The thr ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Creating holiday cheer

    Robin Ball helps her homeschooled daughter Madison, age 9, work on making her own putz house ornament, a miniature Christmas decoration, at Newport News (Va.) Public Library System’s Main Street branch December 8. The “Creating Putz House Ornaments” progr ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. $1.6 million makeover

    Richland County (S.C.) Public Library board Chair Kirby Shealy (left), US Department of Agriculture Rural Development Office Program Director Jesse Risher, and RCPL Executive Director Melanie Huggins make way for construction of the $1.6 million renovatio ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Poetry slam winners

    Devon Crape (left) and McKenzie Johnson show off their prizes after beating the competition in a coffee house–styled Teen Poetry Slam at Newport News (Va.) Public Library System’s Grissom branch November 19. Crape won for best performance for his original ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Indiana Black Librarians Network marks 10th year

    Roland Parrish, chair and chief operating officer of the National Black McDonald’s Association, responds to a question from Marcia Smith-Woodard, immediate past president of the Indiana Black Librarian’s Network (IBLN) and special services consultant for ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Bird prints on display

    A print titled Carolina Parrot, based on a painting composed in Louisiana about 1825, is one of more than 20 original prints from John James Audubon’s “Birds of America (1827–1938),” on display November 18 at the University of Pittsburgh’s University Libr ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Authors highlight Braille Institute open house

    Henry C. Chang, director of the Braille Institute Library in Los Angeles, welcomes special guests to the library’s annual open house October 21. Chang was joined by Tina Herbison (left), reader services manager, and program participants Darlene Quinn, aut ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Pumpkin head

    Bryce Thompson, age 13, is the grand-prize winner in the Teen Fright Night Costume Contest at Newport News (Va.) Public Library’s Grissom branch October 27. The event included a scavenger hunt, snacks, and pumpkin decorating. A total of 31 teens participa ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Education and empowerment

    Local native Reginald “Reggie” Martin speaks to more than 100 students from grades 6–8 on the importance of reading, library use, staying in school, and listening to parents at East Chicago (Ind.) Public Library November 3. Martin is senior manager of spe ...

    Anonymous - 01/17/2013 - 14:19 - American Libraries Magazine