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Why I love libraries

One of my early career goals was to be a librarian. I was probably six or seven when I set upon this dream, and it didn’t last long. 770 more words


National Libraries Day

Today is National Libraries Day and all over the country libraries are holding special events.

In my opinion a nation’s libraries are a major national treasure. 147 more words

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National Libraries Day 2016

Tomorrow, Saturday 6th February, is National Libraries Day in the UK. Find out more here: http://www.nationallibrariesday.org.uk/

I tried to find local events at public libraries here in Oxfordshire, but sadly couldn’t find any listed online.  13 more words


National Libraries Day 2016 - use it, love it, join it

I know what I will be doing on Saturday 6th February 2016 … I will be visiting my local library! I will probably also take to the Twitter airwaves to remind people to visit their library in person or to use a virtual service. 228 more words


NLLA hopes closure of Torbay Public Library not indicative of future of province's public libraries

The NLLA has always been vocal in its support of the Newfoundland and Labrador Public Library system. As literacy rates in our province continue to rank among the lowest in our country, and as a difficult economic situation looms over the province, maintaining a strong public library system should be a priority of our provincial government, now, and in the future. 401 more words


Europeana’s “Public Libraries Task Force” final recommendations

Europeana has set up different taskforces to “tackle issues and challenges affecting the digital heritage field”.

One of them is the “Public Libraries Task Force”, and has elaborated its final interim recommendations.  48 more words

GratiTuesday: Public Libraries

I spent a lot of time in my neighborhood library as I was growing up. I remember going with my mother at least once a week to check out books; usually borrowing two or three at a time. 477 more words