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Statement from Swedish #librarians at a rally for the support of #refugees from Syria, September 6th, Stockholm. Photo: Amanda Stenberg

Statement from Swedish #librarians at a rally for the support of #refugees from Syria, September 6th, Stockholm. Photo: Amanda Stenberg

Historian Lucy Worsley on the secret side of the Women's Institute

Historian Lucy Worsley on the secret side of the Women's Institute

Lucy Worsley has described the WI as a 'deeply subversive organisation' in an article for the Radio Times. Ms Worsley says the WI is based in radical politics and is returning to its roots.

Sign in a seed library. Duluth, MN

A Field Trip to America's Public Libraries

How they serve the needs of their communities

A hogbutchering demonstration at the Overland Park, Kan., library in November. Photo: John Helling/Johnson Public Library

Check These Out at the Library: Blacksmithing, Bowling, Butchering

To draw crowds, some facilities are offering much more than books.

Oral Histories from the Gold Coast and the Upper 16th Street Communities #DCDM…

Oral Histories from the Gold Coast and the Upper 16th Street Communities

This 20 minute documentary tells the story of the Crestwood, Shepherd Park, Colonial Village, and North Portal Estates neighborhoods of upper northwest Washi...

Mrs Darlington's Jam, Ashton Market, Tameside

Mrs Darlington's Jam, Ashton Market, Tameside

Local readers in the Read promotion - Grand County Public Library, Moab, Utah

Local readers in the Read promotion - Grand County Public Library, Moab

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Gosford City Mayor Lawrie McKinna with Wreck of the Maitland author Geoffrey Potter - Photo credit Dylan Fogarty-MacDonald.

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Gosford City Mayor Lawrie McKinna with Wreck of the Maitland author Geoffrey Potter - Photo credit Dylan Fogarty-MacDonald.

Arapahoe Library District Invests in Google Glass

Arapahoe Library District Invests in Google Glass

When Colorado's Arapahoe Library District, which serves the Denver area, heard about the opportunity to purchase Google Glass before it was released to the public, the staff jumped on it. It is a good thing they did, because as it turns out, the library staff heard about the Glass Explorer contest, in which you tweeted at Google what you would do with Google Glass using the hashtag #IfIHadGlass, just one day before the deadline.