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For You To Borrow, Some Libraries Have To Go Begging

The Tyson Library in Ludlow, Vt., is required to support itself independently; public libraries in Vermont receive no state funding.

Book News: Happiness Study Says Library Trips Are As Good As A Pay Raise

["Book News: Happiness Study Says Library Trips Are As Good As A Pay Raise" & "Pedestrians walk past the main branch of the New York Public Library in New York City in this 2013 photo."]

Lemony Snicket launches prize for librarians 'who have faced adversity'

Children's author, who has himself been 'falsely accused of crimes' wants to honour those who have stood up to pressure from would-be book banners

How Andrew Carnegie Turned His Fortune Into A Library Legacy

As a teen, Andrew Carnegie worked as a bobbin boy in a textile mill and was determined to improve his lot in life. Above, Carnegie as a young man in 1868.

Brooklyn Public Library answered 3.5M questions in 2013, records show

Brooklyn Public Library researchers answered 3.5 million questions in 2013, records show - NY Daily News. "Despite the advent of online search engines, the number of library queries rose by 10% last year — the highest since at least 2009, according to new BPL data."

5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To The Library

Celebrate National Library Week - 5 Good Reasons to Take Your Kids to the Library Today. "When kids are read to, their brain cells are literally turned on, and existing links among brain cells are strengthened and new cell links are formed."

Turning A Page Inside A Rural One-Room Library

Rachel Reynolds Luster became the Myrtle, Mo., librarian four months ago. The town rests in the rural Ozarks, about 5 miles north of the Ark...

Beyond Books: Libraries Lend Fishing Poles, Pans And People

At a Human Library event at the Santa Monica Public Library, a police detective "book" talks to two "readers." Human Library events and projects, which are held at libraries across the country, allow participants to "check out" volunteers and have conversations about their life experiences.