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Boyd County Public Library breaks ground on new Midland Branch facilityThe Herald-Dispatch7/29/2020
Reflections and Resources: Advancing Racial Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace SymposiumWeb Junction7/29/2020
How public libraries play a vital role in restoring the economyThe Globe and Mail7/28/2020
Library Stabilization Fund Act Seeks $2 Billion for Pandemic Losses, Reopening Costs, and MoreLibrary Journal7/28/2020
Louisville Public Library to host drive-thru event for kindergartnersWDRB7/28/2020
Meeting of jokesters, mystery trivia and bee cognitionWinchester Sun7/28/2020
AASL announces Best Digital Tools for Teaching & LearningALA7/27/2020
Children's Book Creators, Librarians Create 'Quaranzine' Project for Kids at HomeSchool Library Journal7/27/2020
HCPL breaks ground on new Lewisport libraryMessenger-Inquirer7/27/2020
HOW MANY BOOKS IS TOO MANY? ASK THE WORLD’S 10 BIGGEST LIBRARIESBook Riot7/27/2020
Local library spotlighted for pandemic performanceThe Paducah Sun7/27/2020
The Stories of America’s Libraries, VirtuallyAmerican Libraries7/27/2020
Library adds live chat service to websiteThe Advocate-Messenger7/24/2020
Megan Marsh is the new Imagination Library coordinatorKentucky New Era7/24/2020
Muskingum County Library convenes national, state and community leaders, confronts digital divideALA7/24/2020
America’s libraries need pandemic reliefThe Washington Post7/23/2020
At the library for July 23, 2020The Jessamine Journal7/23/2020
Congress Considers Emergency Funding for LibrariesKMA Land7/23/2020
Froman joins library board as it reviews new personnel policiesThe News Democrat7/23/2020
Google Announces Recipients Of Partnership With American Library Association To Build Out Entrepreneurship Hubs In Underserved CommunitiesForbes7/23/2020
Hopkinsville Committee of the Whole forwards multiple items to council, public library succeeding amidst pandemicKentucky New Era7/23/2020
Internet Archive to Publishers: Drop ‘Needless’ Copyright Lawsuit and Work with UsPublishers Weekly7/23/2020
Josiah Henson: The true story of Uncle Tom14 News7/23/2020
Librarians alarmed about coronavirus safety at D.C.’s reopened public librariesThe Washington Post7/23/2020
Library Books Waiting to Be ReadCommunity Voice7/23/2020
ALA awards $1.3 million to 13 libraries to develop library entrepreneurship centersALA7/22/2020
Cambria County Library workforce development program captures interest of national library leaders, State Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr.ALA7/22/2020
GC LIBRARY REOPENSGrant County News7/22/2020
Research Resource: California Grants Portal Launches Online From the California State LibraryInfoDocket7/22/2020
AT THE LIBRARY: Make some new friends with books from the libraryWinchester Sun7/21/2020
Lexington Public Library is adapting to the new normal caused by COVID-19Lexington Herald-Leader7/21/2020
ValChoice Offers Free Insurance Education Tools for LibrariesLibrary Journal7/21/2020
VIRTUAL BOOK EVENTS YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS THIS SUMMERBook Riot7/21/2020
Building Accessibility Into America, LiterallyThe New York Times7/20/2020
Novel Coronavirus Detectable on Board Books for Three Days | REALM Project ResultsSchool Library Journal7/20/2020
Penguin Random House Extends Open License for Online Readings Through 2020Publishers Weekly7/20/2020
Remembering John LewisAmerican Libraries Magazine7/20/2020
This will be the first Lexington Public Library branch to reopenWTVQ7/19/2020