#Public Libraries

La Plata, MDPosted by
The Southern Maryland Chronicle

Warm nights and cool prizes with library summer reading and learning programs

Southern Maryland’s public libraries are making sure readers of all ages have a cool summer with fun programming and great prizes during their summer reading and learning programs. Kim Sbordone of La Plata got in on the action July 24 at the second Southern Maryland Blue Crabs summer reading night sponsored by the Southern Maryland […] The post Warm nights and cool prizes with library summer reading and learning programs appeared first on The Southern Maryland Chronicle.
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Lorain, OHMorning Journal

Lorain Public Library System expands reach with Pop Up Library

Lorain Public Library System has announced two pilot locations for Pop Up Library; a new, barrier-free way to access library materials. Lorain Public Library System has announced two pilot locations for Pop Up Library, a new, barrier-free way to access library materials. Pop Up Library is a small network device...
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Phased Reopening For Public Libraries

The target date for in person services at the Mary J.L. Black Library and County Park Library is Tuesday, September 7. Hours of operation are currently set to be Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is being planned that the Waverley Library and Brodie Library will open...
Lake Charles, LAKPLC TV

The Calcasieu Parish Public Library looks to expand its outreach services

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - “We come about once a week to get the kids some books to read,” said Matthew DesOrmeaux, a library Patron. The Calcasieu Parish Public Library. “Due to the coronavirus outbreak, we noticed that a lot of our patrons were having to do their job from their homes, and then add it on top of their destruction from Hurricanes Laura and Delta, reliable internet service became very difficult for our patrons here in our parish,” said Public Information Officer for The Calcasieu Parish Public Library Christy Comeaux.
Muskingum County, OHWHIZ

Library to Re-Open Meeting Rooms for the Public

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, Ohio- The Muskingum County Library Systems are opening back its meeting rooms to the public starting next month. However, community members can book and reserve rooms now. In addition to the John McIntire Library, the Dresden, New Concord and Duncan Falls/Philo branches are accepting reservations for its meeting rooms.
Volusia County, FLnewsdaytonabeach.com

Youth Programs Are Back At Volusia County Public Libraries

DeLand, FL - Youth programs are back at the 14 branches of the Volusia County Public Library. The programs are free and the goal is straightforward: "to help children and teens develop a lifelong love of reading." “Library staff is so excited to welcome everyone back to our youth programs,”...

The Toronto Public Library Educates and Entertains Kids All Summer

Summer is almost halfway done… are your kids bored yet?! Thankfully, the Toronto Public Library branches have reopened and TPL has many different ways of entertaining and educating them, online at home as well. TD Summer Reading Club – Help kids stay motivated with the TD Summer Reading Club –...
Cincinnati, OHmoversmakers.org

Cincinnati Public Library seeks 2022 Writer-In-Residence

The Cincinnati and Hamilton County Library is now accepting applications for its 2022 Writer-In-Residence position. The goal of this program is to create a connection between the library and local writers and readers through immersive workshops, both in person and virtual. The Writer-In-Residence will serve as the face of Cincinnati public libraries in the literary and cultural scene.
Lubbock, TXeverythinglubbock.com

Literacy Lubbock, Lubbock Public Library co-hosting 2021 Lubbock Book Festival in September

LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — The following is a press release from the Lubbock Public Library:. Literacy Lubbock and the Lubbock Public Libraries have partnered to co-host the Lubbock Book Festival. This event aims to celebrate the written word, connect authors and readers, showcase local authors, and fundraise for Literacy Lubbock’s adult education programs. The festival will be on Saturday, September 25 from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., and on Sunday, September 26 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Mahon Library. There will be a special kick-off Prologue Party for donors, sponsors, VIP badge holders, and authors on Friday, September 24 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the TTU Frazier Alumni Pavilion.
Stoughton, MAWicked Local

Environmental posters to be displayed at Stoughton Public Library

The Stoughton Public Library will display a poster exhibit from the collection of Stephen Lewis named Green Politics, which are posters mainly about the environment and climate change, from Aug. 3-30. Many of these posters are from green movements and Green political parties in Europe. The theme of the exhibit...
Miami-dade County, FLcommunitynewspapers.com

Miami-Dade Public Library launches @ Your Door Home Delivery Service

The Miami-Dade Public Library System (MDPLS) has announced the official launch of Miami-Dade Public Libraries @ Your Door Home Delivery Service, which provides residents the option of receiving library materials directly at their homes. “Miami-Dade Public Libraries @ Your Door is another great example of Miami-Dade County’s focus on making...
Montgomery County, MDmontgomerycountymd.gov

Montgomery County Public Libraries Offers Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers and Entrepreneurs in August

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is offering free online workshops and one-on-one sessions geared toward assisting job seekers and entrepreneurs throughout August. All workshops are free and offered virtually. An internet connection and a device (such as a smartphone, tablet or computer) are required for participation. Throughout August – Every...
EntertainmentDesign Week

British Library seeks designer for £100,000 branding project

The library requires an identity for a new initiative, which looks to create a “single digital presence” for public libraries across the UK. The British Library is looking for a design team to brand its new digital platform, which aims to unite the UK’s public libraries in one place. Supported...
Fremont, OHNews-Herald

Wilhelm: Hayes involved with library from the very beginning

With the planned expansion of Birchard Library in Fremont, it’s interesting to take a look at the institution’s beginnings. Back in the spring of 1873, an influential Fremonter wrote this among his personal notes: “Uncle has pretty definitely decided to leave $35,000 of his real estate to Fremont for a free library.”

The search is on to appoint Donegal library’s ‘Reader in Residence’

Donegal County Library Service is seeking to appoint a Reader in Residence to work on the annual Right to Read Action plan. Donegal County Library is committed to developing the role of the library as a centre for culture, with programmes and projects that meet individual and community needs. Promoting reading and literacy is at the heart of the public library service in Donegal and to help support this, the Library Service are currently inviting proposals from suitable candidates in order to appoint a Reader in Residence from mid August 2021 for a period of 12 weeks.
Cleveland, OHPosted by
Paul Krasinic

The Cleveland Public Library is looking for Chief Information & Technology Officer

CLEVELAND, OH — The Cleveland Public Library is opening a full-time position for Chief Information & Technology. The salary ranged from $130,000 – $140,000 and may increase based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. The Chief Information & Technology main responsibilities will be to define, develop and execute an end-to-end strategic roadmap for the Library’s use of technology.