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  1. Colorado Book Thief Sentenced

    Colorado Book Thief Sentenced Thomas Pilaar, 34, who pleaded guilty in May to stealing thousands of items from Denver Public Library and the systems in nearby Aurora, Arapahoe County, and Douglas County, was sentenced July 8 to 10 years in prison and $53, ...

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

  2. Highsmith Purchased by W. W. Grainger

    Highsmith Purchased by W. W. Grainger Library supply company Highsmith, headquartered in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, has been purchased by Lab Safety Supply, a direct-marketing subsidiary of Chicago-based facilities maintenance supplier W. W. Grainger. Term ...

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

  3. California Wildfires Threaten Several Libraries

    California Wildfires Threaten Several Libraries Two libraries in central California were forced to evacuate staff and materials because of the facilities’ proximity to the wildfires that hundreds of state and federal firefighters as well as brigades of vo ...

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

  4. New York City Budget Maintains Six-Day-a-Week Library Service

    New York City Budget Maintains Six-Day-a-Week Library Service New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and city council leaders reached an agreement June 26 on a $59.1-billion budget that will keep the city’s public libraries open six days a week. Although i ...

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

  5. Judge: Hoosiers Who Sell Mature Materials Aren’t Adult Booksellers

    Judge: Hoosiers Who Sell Mature Materials Aren’t Adult Booksellers A federal court declared unconstitutional July 1 an Indiana law that required sellers of any materials that could be deemed harmful to minors to register with the secretary of state and pa ...

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

  6. ALA Annual Conference Draws 22,000 to Anaheim

    ALA Annual Conference Draws 22,000 to Anaheim The Anaheim Convention Center was the setting for ALA's 129th Annual Conference. Sunny California skies and the dazzle of Disneyland greeted some 22,000 librarians and library lovers in Anaheim for the Am ...

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

  7. AL Direct, Annual Conference Wrap-Up, July 7, 2008

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    Anonymous - 09/16/2013 - 17:36 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Many Voices, Many Nations

    Author and filmmaker Sherman Alexie headlined the Many Voices, Many Nations program June 27 at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, California, following nine other speakers of Native American origin. This recap of the event showcases the literature, poe ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Honoring Lois Ann Gregory-Wood

    640 On July 2, 2008, ALA Council adopted a resolution to recognize the 40 years of service of Lois Ann Gregory-Wood. Beginning in ALA's distribution office October 11, 1968, Gregory-Wood went on to serve in a variety of positions leading up to her cu ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. King of Conference

    David Lee King of the Topeka and Shawnee County (Kans.) Public Library offers a first-person travelogue of his experience at ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, California. In between searching for swag in the exhibit hall and crashing the Open Gaming Night ...

    Anonymous - 03/14/2013 - 15:31 - American Libraries Magazine