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  • FEMA sends preliminary flood maps to Palm Beach County

    FEMA sends preliminary flood maps to Palm Beach County
     UPDATE: The Federal  Emergency Management Agency said Thursday that the  the digital maps of the preliminary Palm Beach County flood zone were mailed the day after the paper maps were mailed. "The county and communities are free to post them on their...
  • Vacations by the book

    Vacations by the book
    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
  • Allentown library has two job openings

    Allentown Public Library has two job openings. The library is seeking to fill a full-time reference librarian job and a part-time Circulation Clerk position. Applications for both positions will be accepted until August 29. Contact the library for...
  • Lucas museum and Obama library planners should combine efforts

    This is in response to the Barack Obama library and the George Lucas museum proposals. As a lifetime reader and recent recipient of a master's degree in library and information sciences from Dominican University, I love practically all libraries.  And I...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Dance Company Previews New Show At West Hartford Library

    On Monday, Sept. 11, the Noah Webster Library welcomes the Sonia Plumb Dance Company for an exciting and unique event. Starting at 7p.m., company members will be on hand to provide a preview of "Privacy Settings," the latest production by Sonia Plumb...
  • Florida Polytechnic University opens with a bookless library

    Florida Polytechnic University opens with a bookless library
    Florida Polytechnic University is so new that it has only been open for a few days. It's the latest campus in the Florida State University system, has plans to be part of a new Silicon Valley East, and boasts a striking main building designed by Spanish...
  • Chicago Tribune poll: Chicago voters split on luring Obama library

    Chicago Tribune poll: Chicago voters split on luring Obama library
    Voters in the city that launched President Barack Obama's political career are split over whether to put tax dollars into luring his presidential library to Chicago. Less than half of those surveyed in a Chicago Tribune poll — 47 percent —...
  • Let bygones be bygones: Lawsuit behind them, Parkland School District, library collaborating with gusto

    On Tuesday night, Parkland School Director Robert M. Cohen told his fellow board members that he would do a public check at next month's meeting to make sure each of them has a library card. "You've been warned," Cohen said half-jokingly. It was part of...
  • Free blood pressure screenings to be offered at Whitehall Township Public Library Sept. 5

    Whitehall Township Public Library is hosting First Friday Blood Pressure Screenings with the PA Department of Health, 10 a.m.-noon, Sept. 5. Patrons are encouraged to attend and learn their blood pressure numbers at no cost, according to the library's...
  • Experts launch project to digitize neglected Bosnian heritage

    SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A group of Balkan experts have launched a high-tech project to digitize Bosnia's historical archives which were partly destroyed during its three wars last century and are still under threat from neglect and a lack of funding. The...
  • Broward school bond plan shifts more money east

    Broward school bond plan shifts more money east
    Decaying schools in eastern Broward County would now fare better than newer western schools under a revised project list for an $800 million referendum. A proposal that would have renovated dozens of school libraries and cafeterias in western Broward...