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  1. Pittsburgh Officials Express Hope of Heading Off Branch Closings

    Pittsburgh Officials Express Hope of Heading Off Branch Closings Some 250 residents who turned out for a public meeting October 24 on the planned closing of four Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh branches heard Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and library Director Barb ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Gwinnett Board Blinks, Rescinds System Reorganization

    Gwinnett Board Blinks, Rescinds System Reorganization Citizen-activists in Gwinnett County, Georgia, won a months-long battle with library officials October 21 when trustees at a specially called meeting voted unanimously to keep all 15 branches of the co ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Village Residents Demand Return of Beloved Library Director

    Village Residents Demand Return of Beloved Library Director The centennial of the Castleton (N.Y.) Public Library is being overshadowed by controversy, as area residents and local and state officials continue to demand the reinstatement of Darlene Miller ...

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  4. Connecticut Residents Protest Book Detailing Local Murders

    Connecticut Residents Protest Book Detailing Local Murders Friends of William Petit, who was beaten and whose wife and two daughters were murdered when their Cheshire, Connecticut, home was robbed in July 2007, have asked Cheshire Public Library not to st ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Queens Library Sues SirsiDynix, Alleging “Bait-and-Switch” Fraud

    Queens Library Sues SirsiDynix, Alleging “Bait-and-Switch” Fraud It’s Queens Borough Public Library v. Dynix Corporation et al in a lawsuit filed by the library in United States District Court in New York and scheduled for an initial conference November 2 ...

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  6. Dominican University Library School Establishes PhD Program

    Dominican University Library School Establishes PhD Program In a bold recession-bucking move, Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois, has launched the first PhD program in library and information science in its 108-year history. The Doctorate of P ...

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  7. Angry Patrons Seek Gwinnett Director’s Ouster

    Angry Patrons Seek Gwinnett Director’s Ouster The stakes have risen in an ongoing dispute between Gwinnett County (Ga.) Public Library officials and area residents served by the Dacula branch, despite the board having rescinded its August decision to clos ...

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  8. Florida Library to Label YA Books by Age, Not Maturity

    Florida Library to Label YA Books by Age, Not Maturity The city commission of Leesburg, Florida, has voted 4–1 to have the young adult literature section of Leesburg Public Library divided into physically separated age-appropriate groupings, creating a se ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Johns, Raphael Seek ALA Presidency; Kornblau, Neal Are Treasurer Candidates

    Johns, Raphael Seek ALA Presidency; Kornblau, Neal Are Treasurer Candidates Sara Kelly Johns, school library media specialist for grades 6–12 at Lake Placid (N.Y.) Middle/High School, and Molly Raphael, recently retired as director of Multnomah County Lib ...

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  10. Once Doomed, Salinas Public Library Draws 15,000 to Its Centennial

    Once Doomed, Salinas Public Library Draws 15,000 to Its Centennial In just four hours, 15,000 people gathered September 27 at the three branches of Salinas (Calif.) Public Library—John Steinbeck, El Gabilan, and César Chávez—for a simultaneous celebration ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine