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Digital Escape Rooms and Other Online ProgrammingAmerican Libraries Magazine3/31/2020
‘Emergency’ Online Library Draws Ire of Some AuthorsThe New York Times3/30/2020
Library continues to provide services for citizensRichmond Register3/28/2020
Texts, not door-knocks: Census outreach shifts amid virusThe Sun3/28/2020
Boyle County Public Library: Reimagining its servicesThe Advocate-Messenger3/27/2020
Celebrate reading with a free, downloadable READ® poster fileALA3/27/2020
Federal Relief Package Supports LibrariesAmerican Libraries Magazine3/27/2020
How to Sanitize Collections in a PandemicAmerican Libraries Magazines3/27/2020
Library working hard to provide alternative servicesRichmond Register3/27/2020
READING LIST: Women of mysteryRichmond Register3/27/2020
With spring break approaching, here's how to keep your kids engagedBowling Green Daily News3/27/2020
CPE makes Kentucky Virtual Library availableThe Daily Independent3/25/2020
Library Offers Online Options for Learning at HomeWTVQ3/25/2020
United for Libraries opens online discussion forums to non-members to help provide COVID-19 resourcesALA3/25/2020
American Library Association cancels 2020 Annual Conference due to COVID-19ALA3/24/2020
ASGCLA COVID-19 ResourcesALA3/24/2020
Boyle library would lose $18K under proposed state budgetThe Advocate-Messenger3/24/2020
HCCPL Extending Due Dates For Books And DVDsWKDZ3/24/2020
Here are online services Lexington Public Library offers during closureWKYT3/24/2020
Innovative Community Reading Programs Spread the Love of LiteracyBook Riot3/24/2020
Kentucky Virtual Library available for at-home learningWYMT3/24/2020
Kentucky Virtual Library now available to all KentuckiansTristate Homepage3/24/2020
Library director set to retireTribune Courier3/24/2020
Library will be closed through April 5The Outlook3/24/2020
Locals move story time online for familiesThe News Enterprise3/24/2020
The 2020 Census and COVID-19American Libraries Magazine3/24/2020
ALA Recommends Libraries Leave Wi-Fi Open During ClosuresAmerican Libraries Magazine3/23/2020
Area libraries react to potential state aid cutPaducah Sun3/23/2020
Close libraries now, plead library chiefs as 'terrified' London staff walk outThe Guardian3/23/2020
Covid-19’s Impact on Libraries Goes Beyond BooksWired3/23/2020
Staying Open during COVID-19American Libraries3/23/2020
Boyle County Public Library adds services during closureThe Advocate-Messenger3/20/2020
Boyle County Public Library adds services during closureAdvocate-Messenger3/20/2020
Fighting Fake News in the PandemicAmerican Libraries Magazine3/20/2020
Libraries React to Macmillan Embargo LiftAmerican Libraries Magazine3/20/2020
Library suspends all onsite servicesMessenger-Inquirer3/20/2020
MARUSKIN: Services still available from the local libraryWinchester Sun3/20/2020
When Libraries Close, It Feels Like the End of the WorldPublishers Weekly3/20/2020
Booklist announces free online access for allALA3/19/2020
COVID-19 leads to extended library, other closuresThe News Democrat3/19/2020
Daviess County Public Library Temporarily Closed44 News3/19/2020
Kentucky Public Libraries in jeopardy of losing state fundingLane Report3/19/2020
Latest Hot Spot for Coronavirus Hoarders: The Public LibraryThe Wall Street Journal3/19/2020
Senate approves state budget that could take $1.13 billion from teacher pensionsLexington Herald Leader3/19/2020
ALA welcomes Penguin Random House’s expanded library access to e-books and audiobooksALA3/18/2020
LaRue County Public Library ClosedThe Larue County Herald News3/18/2020
Library closes during COVID-19 pandemicThe Eagle Post3/18/2020
Library hopes to reopen April 6Grant County News3/18/2020
Local library needs your helpThe Messenger3/18/2020
Public libraries closed to group gatherings, but offering drive-through, online servicesThe Sentinel Echo3/18/2020
SAR promotes respect for flag with collection boxGrant County News3/18/2020
Senate targets teachers in ‘scorched Earth’ state budget, reduced by coronavirusLexington Herald Leader3/18/2020
ALA Executive Board recommends closing libraries to publicALA3/17/2020
ALA welcomes cancellation of Macmillan embargoALA3/17/2020
Library closes during COVID-19 pandemicKentucky New Era3/17/2020
Macmillan Abandons Library E-book EmbargoPublishers Weekly3/17/2020
Penguin Random House OKs Online Storytime, Read-aloud Videos School Library Journal3/17/2020
Public library to close through April 4The Morehead News3/16/2020
Pulaski County Public Library to temporarily closeWTLO3/16/2020
UPDATED: Virus prompts cancellations, postponementsThe Ledger Independent3/16/2020
Library closing until April 6Winchester Sun3/15/2020
NC Public Library could lose state fundsThe Kentucky Standard3/15/2020
At the Library, Last Call for Beauty and BooksThe New York Times3/14/2020
Library closes due to coronavirus concernsMurray Ledger & Times3/14/2020
Louisville public library closes down all locations in response to the coronavirusThe Courier Journal3/14/2020
McCracken County Public Library closureWPSD Local 63/14/2020
ALA Executive Director Tracie Hall releases statement on COVID-19ALA3/13/2020
Community resources for those impacted by COVID-19 school, work closures in McCracken CountyWPSD Local3/13/2020
Finding online resources at the libraryAdvocate-Messenger3/13/2020
Finding online resources at the libraryAdvocate-Messenger3/13/2020
Frontier performing at Public Library tonightSentinel-Echo3/13/2020
Granting Libraries’ Census WishesAmerican Libraries3/13/2020
In Wake of Pandemic, the 2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Moves OnlinePublishers Weekly3/13/2020
Kenton County Library to Close through at Least March 22The River City News3/13/2020
Lexington library branches to close Friday over COVID-19, not reopen until April 6Lexington Herald-Leader3/13/2020
Library to close temporarily starting MondayThe Owensboro Times3/13/2020
Marshall County Library remains open but taking precautionary measures by halting programsThe Lake News3/13/2020
Move to cut library funding is disturbingBowling Green Daily News3/13/2020
Paul Sawyier Library to remain open; programming suspendedState-Journal3/13/2020
States Act on EbooksAmerican Libraries3/13/2020
Teaching kids at home during coronavirus outbreak? Tips on homeschoolingCincinnati.com3/13/2020
Warren County Public Library closingWBKO3/13/2020
America’s libraries report for duty as 2020 Census opensALA3/12/2020
HOSPICE NEEDS VOLUNTEERSSalyersville Independent 3/12/2020
Local library facing potential state funding cutKentucky New Era3/12/2020
Public library could lose state fundingThe Messenger3/12/2020