Libraries

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The Future of Librarians in an EBook World

Technology can actually make it easier to connect library patrons with an actual person.

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This Week in Bans: Massachusetts Whiner Gets American Flags Removed

Also, a tony California beach town shoos away smelly persons from its libraries, and the Olympics outlaws everything.

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Nude Portrait of Canada's Prime Minister Inspires Censorship

Get your eye bleach handy, folks.

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Are Privatized Public Libraries So Bad?

Many systems end up with more books and longer hours. Why then, does library privatization make so many so uncomfortable?

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As Usage Rises, Libraries Struggle to Stay Open

A new report focuses on the dire situation in 15 big cities, and highlights the changing role of the public library.