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  1. A Library’s Noise Has the Neighbors Complaining

    A Library’s Noise Has the Neighbors Complaining Stillwater (Minn.) Public Library’s new outdoor terrace, a popular venue for weddings and other events since it was added as part of an expansion and renovation in 2006, is drawing concern from neighbors ove ...

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  2. Maine Town Relents, Maintains Library Support

    Maine Town Relents, Maintains Library Support The town of Woolwich, Maine, whose officials had considered eliminating more than $43,000 in fiscal support for the Patten Free Library in Bath because of the September 2007 firing of popular children’s librar ...

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  3. Stanislaus County Library Lays Off 94 Part-Timers

    Stanislaus County Library Lays Off 94 Part-Timers Anticipating drastically reduced revenue from a dedicated sales tax and state aid, Stanislaus County (Calif.) Library officials issued layoff notices May 1 to 94 of the system’s 138 part-time staff, effect ...

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  4. Librarians Join Challenge to Oregon Harmful-to-Minors Laws

    Librarians Join Challenge to Oregon Harmful-to-Minors Laws The American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon and the American Library Association’s Freedom to Read Foundation have joined 13 other plaintiffs in challenging two state laws that criminalize the pr ...

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  5. Oversight Tension Threatens Future of Ontario Branch

    Oversight Tension Threatens Future of Ontario Branch The board of the Windsor (Ont.) Public Library, which voted April 9 to close the South Walkerville branch as a result of a $400,000 budget cut imposed by the city council in February, is rethinking its ...

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  6. News Fronts

    Contents of May 2008  American Libraries 12  ALA Study on Library Service to New Americans  Librarians to Converge on Capitol Hill  Groundbreaking for New Choice Office 18  USA and International  Victoria Library Labor Dispute Resolved  Library Worker’s F ...

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  7. Contacts: Macey Morales/Jennifer Petersen ALA PIO Media Relations (312) 280-4393/5043 mmorales@ala.org, jpetersen@ala.org NEWS For Immediate Release May 27, 2008 Anaheim site for national discussion on state of America’s libraries— engines of learning, li ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 10:02 - News and Press Center

  8. Contact Macey Morales/Jennifer Petersen ALA Media Relations, Public Information Office (312) 280-4393/5043 mmorales@ala.org/jpetersen@ala.org NEWS For Immediate Release May 27, 2008     Parade of Bookmobiles held during 2008 ALA Annual Conference CHICAGO ...

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  9. Contact Melissa B. Jones AASL Communications Specialist (312) 280-4381 mjones@ala.org NEWS For Immediate Release May 27, 2008   AASL to sponsor Spectrum scholars at AASL 2008 Fall Forum CHICAG0 – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL), a div ...

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  10. Contact Lois Ann Gregory Wood ALA Governance (312) 280-3204 lgregory@ala.org NEWS For Immediate Release May 27, 2008   ALA 2009 Nominating Committee seeks candidates for 2009 election CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) 2009 Nominating Commit ...

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