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National Library Week - check out your library onlineMurray Ledger & Times4/7/2021
Volunteers help prepare taxes through AARP programThe Paducah Sun4/7/2021
"Whispering Libraries" are coming to Brooklyn this summerTime Out4/6/2021
All aboard the Brary Bus: McCracken library’s bookmobile service to start May 1The Paducah Sun4/6/2021
American Library Association establishes ReMember Fund to help members during times of financial insecurityALA4/6/2021
Educational Resources and Climate Webinars for Earth Day 2021School Library Journal4/6/2021
HarperCollins Acquires Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLibrary Journal4/6/2021
How to pick the perfect passwordPCWorld4/6/2021
Kentucky by Heart: Many of Kentucky’s libraries have separate rooms dedicated to state’s historyKYForward4/6/2021
Laurel County Public Library celebrates EasterThe Sentinel Echo4/6/2021
Library to expand hours and services in early AprilThe Marshall County Tribune-Courier4/6/2021
Rolling with the Times: How Mobile Services Innovated During COVIDSchool Library Journal4/6/2021
Sharp rise in parents seeking to ban anti-racist books in US schoolsThe Guardian4/6/2021
7 Library Changes I Hope Remain Post PandemicKnowledge Quest4/5/2021
ALA Releases State of America’s Libraries Special Report: COVID-19American Libraries4/5/2021
Books by Steinbeck, Alexie among most objected to in 2020Kentucky4/5/2021
Celebrating National Library WeekYahoo News4/5/2021
COME VISIT THE ENOCH PRATT FREE LIBRARY IN BALTIMOREBook Riot4/5/2021
Newsmaker: Natalie PortmanAmerican Libraries4/5/2021
Spring brings fresh posters and bookmarks in ALA Graphics catalogALA4/5/2021
The Dr. Seuss OpportunityPublic Libraries Online4/5/2021
The Importance of Being Seen Library Journal4/5/2021
Elmhurst school librarian turns page adapting to pandemicKentucky4/4/2021
Smithsonian exhibit coming to GlasgowBowling Green Daily News4/4/2021
The 411: 'Dixie's Tupperware Party,' Teletales at LFPLWHAS114/4/2021
Children with Print DisabilitiesALSC4/3/2021
ALA to Biden Administration: Don't Overlook Libraries in Infrastructure PlanPublishers Weekly4/2/2021
Broadening Broadband | EditorialLibrary Journal4/2/2021
Library E-book Bill Clears Maryland Legislature, Heading to GovernorPublishers Weekly4/2/2021
Library offers hands-on activities at homeThe Advocate Messenger4/2/2021
Public Programming with Virtual Murder MysteriesLibrary Journal4/2/2021
Library calendarThe Jessamine Journal4/1/2021
Make a NoteThe Messenger-Inquirer4/1/2021
National Library Week is celebrated April 4-10The Messenger-Inquirer4/1/2021
Optimize Engagement While Reading Ebooks Aloud with Toddlers | First StepsSchool Library Journal4/1/2021
Paul Sawyier Public Library News — April 4-10, 2021The State Journal4/1/2021
Take library’s survey to help with long-term goalsThe Cynthiana Democrat4/1/2021
Virtual Money Smart Week, April 10-17, focuses on those hardest hit by pandemicALA4/1/2021
20 PUBLIC DOMAIN CHILDREN’S BOOKSBook Riot3/31/2021
Arts and Crafts at the LibraryThe LaRue County Herald News3/31/2021
Biden’s infrastructure proposal leaves out libraries, says ALAALA3/31/2021
George Coon Public Library receives grantThe Times Leader3/31/2021
Help for Those Continuing their EducationThe LaRue County Herald News3/31/2021
LIBRARIAN SHIRTS AND SWEATSHIRTSBook Riot3/31/2021
Library Leaders Advocate for Systemwide Staff VaccinationLibrary Journal3/31/2021
Library-Capitol deal has tantalizing potential for downtownBowling Green Daily News3/31/2021
Resources for National Library Week and School Library MonthSchool Library Journal3/31/2021
What is Citizen Science Month?Public Libraries Online3/31/2021
#1000BlackGirlBooks founder Marley Dias to support Library Card Sign-Up Month 2021ALA3/30/2021
$2.1 Million for Boston Public Library’s Founding Research CollectionFine Books & Collections3/30/2021
ALSC names 2021 Notable Children's BooksALA3/30/2021
Booklist mission statement reaffirms path forwardALA3/30/2021
Daviess County Public Library Hosting Teen Art ContestWEVV3/30/2021
HarperCollins to Buy Houghton Mifflin’s Trade Publishing Unit | Book PulseLibrary Journal3/30/2021
Kentucky by Heart: Kentucky’s library collections offer a wealth of resources on state and local historyNorthern Kentucky Tribune3/30/2021
Newbery Medal 100th Anniversary CelebrationALA3/30/2021
Virtual Events Calendar |The Louvre, for free online, and moreSchool Library Journal3/30/2021
You Don’t Have To Be Cool To Promote Your Library to Teens! Here Are Seven Seriously Easy Ways To Connect With Gen ZSuper Library Marketing3/30/2021
‘Captain Underpants’ spin-off pulled for ‘passive racism’Kentucky3/29/2021
'A way we can shine a light': Cesar Chavez's story comes alive in outdoor reading exhibitAZCentral3/29/2021
ALA to host Dan Rather live to celebrate National Library Week in exclusive interview for ALA’s Take Action for Libraries Day on April 8ALA3/29/2021
Beverly Cleary: A Legend, and Librarian, RememberedSchool Library Journal3/29/2021
BRINGING THE LIBRARY TO YOU: 8 BOOKS ABOUT MOBILE LIBRARIESBook Riot3/29/2021
Evaluating Your Virtual ProgramsProgramming Librarian3/29/2021
Scholastic Pulls “The Adventures of Ook and Gluk;” Comic-Con Comes Back, and More | News BitesSchool Library Journal3/29/2021
The Library is a Lifeline in DeerfieldPublic Libraries Online3/29/2021
UK’s Crystal Wilkinson Appointed 2021-22 Kentucky Poet LaureateUK3/29/2021
Libraries Are Key Tools For People Getting Out Of Prison, Even During A PandemicNPR3/28/2021
1 dead, six injured in stabbing attack at Canadian libraryUSA Today3/27/2021
Lyon County High School alumna joins library boardThe Paducah Sun3/27/2021
Story times, other in-person activities resume at libraryThe News-Enterprise3/27/2021
After a Year of Historic Challenges, the Texas Library Association Looks to the FuturePublisher’s Weekly3/26/2021
As Louisville’s Public Libraries Welcome Patrons Back Inside, Staff Worry About SafetyWFPL3/26/2021
Library E-Book Bill Advancing in MarylandPublisher’s Weekly3/26/2021
Library requesting funding hike from city councilThe Messenger3/26/2021
Library resources for job seekersAdvocate-Messenger3/26/2021
LONESOME DOVE AUTHOR LARRY MCMURTRY HAS DIED AT 84Book Riot3/26/2021
Louisville Free Public Library resumes in-person servicesWLKY3/26/2021
Love Letters to Libraries: Asking Authors to AdvocateProgramming Librarian3/26/2021
RECENT FUNDING CUTS TO ACCESSIBLE BOOKS FOR CANADIANS WITH PRINT DISABILITIES WILL BE DEVASTATINGBook Riot3/26/2021
TLA 2021 Program Highlights: Celebrate Differences, Empower VoicesPublisher’s Weekly3/26/2021
How Has COVID-19 Affected Research Funding, Publishing and Library Budgets? Or, Finding the Truth in the Gap Between Perception and RealityThe Scholarly Kitchen3/24/2021
How to Host a Remote Board Game NightWired3/17/2021