Posted on 08/30/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson found himself the butt of many a joke recently, when viewers took a closer look...

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Posted on 08/20/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Award-winning author Ocean Vuong will become the seventh author to contribute to Oslo’s Future Library. Vuong, best known for his...

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Tagged As: Libraries, The Guardian

Posted on 08/12/2020 at 09:53 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We know many Fussy followers are happy users of Libby, the reading app from OverDrive that many library systems use...

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Tagged As: Audiobook, Libraries, Reading

Posted on 08/04/2020 at 01:38 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer Milan Kundera has declared a destination for his archives: his hometown library. Expats.cz reports that Kundera, a native of...

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Posted on 07/26/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s one more reason to eagerly anticipate the safe reopening of libraries. Ella Dickson, who teaches at a school in...

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Posted on 07/11/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fun fact: late fines only make up about 1.5 percent of a library’s operating budget. That national average was shared...

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Tagged As: Libraries, NPR

Posted on 07/07/2020 at 10:21 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No bookworm, no matter how devoted to his or her ereader, can resist the lure of a library. And boy,...

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Posted on 07/01/2020 at 09:17 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The reopening of libraries — or the lack thereof — is a highly contentious topic right now. We’re not here...

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Posted on 06/29/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Find yourself bored while sheltering in place? Or specifically miss volunteering due to in-person restrictions? The Boston Public Library might...

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Tagged As: Charity, History, Libraries

Posted on 06/22/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The two men convicted of stealing over $8 million worth of material from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh were sentenced...

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Tagged As: Libraries, Scandal