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(No) masks requiredThe LaRue County Herald News6/16/2021
11 Questions: Mary Davis FournierALA6/16/2021
MCPL: "Mike Thacker: New Paintings" is featured in library’s ArtSpaceThe Lebanon Enterprise6/16/2021
This week at the Public LibraryThe Spencer Magnet6/16/2021
A Media Empire for the (Public) Library? OverDrive Acquires KanopyThe Scholarly Kitchen6/15/2021
ALA launches resources for libraries to apply for $7.1 billion Emergency Connectivity FundALA6/15/2021
Harvey Fierstein Donates $2.5 Million for Public Library Theater LabThe New York Times6/15/2021
Join Us at ALA Annual 2021 (online!)WebJunction6/15/2021
June display denotes Rainbow Book MonthThe Daily Star6/15/2021
Library approves budget, staffing changesThe Casey County News6/15/2021
Make Your Library ADA Friendly, Not Just ADA CompliantPublic Libraries Online6/15/2021
Metcalfe County renovates public library; plans to finish by next yearWNKY6/15/2021
NYC School Counselor Launches Little Free Diverse Libraries During PandemicSchool Library Journal6/15/2021
OPS, OHRH, administer COVID-19 vaccines to studentsMessenger-Inquirer6/15/2021
Pride Month display getting attention in LawrenceburgLEX 186/15/2021
COMING SOON: Free Poster Exhibition from the 9/11 Memorial & MuseumProgramming Librarian6/14/2021
Many turned to libraries during the pandemic for free Wi-Fi and other services. Will these venerable public institutions get the credit they deserve?CNN6/14/2021
National Archives (NARA) Releases Recommendations From Internal Task Force on RacismLibrary Journal6/14/2021
Library bringing back silent auctionThe Messenger6/12/2021
Making reading fun during the summerRichmond Register6/12/2021
ALA 2021: Barack Obama, Expansive Professional Program Highlight 2021 ALA Annual ConferencePublishers Weekly6/11/2021
Henderson County Public Library trustees weigh alcohol policy for meeting roomsThe Gleaner6/11/2021
New York Legislature Passes Library E-book BillPublishers Weekly6/11/2021
Social Library, Volume 169WebJunction6/11/2021
Summer fun continues at the libraryThe Advocate-Messenger6/11/2021
What’s Next for IMLSPublishers Weekly6/11/2021
ALA Annual in the Cloud | 2021 PreviewLibrary Journal6/10/2021
Cottongim: Materials costs, shortages may hinder CCPL expansionMurray Ledger & Times6/10/2021
Dawson Springs, Madisonville libraries ready for summerThe Messenger6/10/2021
Library closing chapter on constructionThe Daily Independent6/10/2021
LJ Releases Virtual Galley Guide for 2021 ALA Annual | Book PulseLibrary Journal6/10/2021
New Report on Children’s Online Privacy and Data Protection PublishedLibrary of Congress6/10/2021
Paul Sawyier Public Library installs first 'Red Engine Little Library'The State Journal6/10/2021
Why Do We Think Library Services are Free?Public Libraries Online6/10/2021
Broadband in McKee, Kentucky, changed a struggling town into a healthy oneMilwaukee Journal Sentinel6/9/2021
DO YOU REALLY OWN YOUR EBOOKS?Book Riot6/9/2021
In Kentucky's 'Silicon Holler' and Wisconsin's Northwoods, high-speed internet is creating jobs, and changing livesMilwaukee Journal Sentinel6/9/2021
J.T. Crawford To Present Virtual McLib Live, Paducah Radio History: The Formative YearsWKMS6/9/2021
Library friends group hosting 3-day book saleThe News-Enterprise6/9/2021
Library programs blossomingHenry County Local6/9/2021
New 'Museums for Digital Learning' Site for K-12 Educators LaunchesIMLS6/9/2021
Ohio Senate Restores Library BudgetLibrary Journal6/9/2021
OverDrive to Acquire KanopyPublishers Weekly6/9/2021
Pre-loaded Content from Playaway Helps Libraries Stem COVID Learning LossLibrary Journal6/9/2021
Walmart donates $1500 to the Friends of the LibraryThe Lebanon Enterprise6/9/2021
18 Professional Reading Titles to Help Librarians Sharpen Skills | Summer Reading 2021School Library Journal6/8/2021
Author to discuss Asian-American experience at CapitolBowling Green Daily News6/8/2021
Celebrating the Librarians That Work So Very Hard: A Dear Librarian Interview with Lydia SigwarthSchool Library Journal6/8/2021
Comic Fandom Trivia heading to DCPLMessenger-Inquirer6/8/2021
Library of Congress Acquires Audio Diaries from Healthcare Workers During COVID-19Library of Congress6/8/2021
Moving Examples | EditorialLibrary Journal6/8/2021
PLEASE DON’T DONATE THESE BOOKSBook Riot6/8/2021
Richmond Parks hosts events at the pool, Lake RebaRichmond Register6/8/2021
THE MOST POPULAR IN-DEMAND BOOKS IN U.S. LIBRARIES: JANUARY–MARCH 2021Book Riot6/8/2021
2021 Schneider Book Award Virtual Celebration registration openALA6/7/2021
Capitol Books: Friends of the Library opens used bookstore at the Capitol Arts CenterWBKO6/7/2021
FOR THE LOVE OF VIRTUAL LIBRARY EVENTSBook Riot6/7/2021
Gateway, Grant County Public Library team up to allow students, faculty, staff to apply for library cardsNorthern Kentucky Tribune6/7/2021
Library receives national grant to explore topics of racism, discriminationBay Times and Record Observe6/7/2021
Library service through a post-COVID lens at ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition (Virtual)ALA6/7/2021
Mary Davis Fournier on Taking the Reins at PLALibrary Journal6/7/2021
Viroqua library launches 'The Great Diverse Book Giveaway'Vernon County Times6/7/2021
Where Is Our Spotify for Books?Slate6/7/2021
Librarians: Share Your Best (Worst?) Photos of Weeded BooksSchool Library Journal6/6/2021
Metro Council members discuss public pools and libraries in town hall geared toward racial equityWDRB6/6/2021
When Weeding Books, Librarians Are Attending to Inclusion and Diversity, SLJ Survey ShowsSchool Library Journal6/6/2021
Summer reading is back at HCMPLThe Messenger6/5/2021
ALA President-elect Patricia “Patty” Wong invites members to attend free Virtual InaugurationALA6/4/2021
BOOK VENDING MACHINES ARE THE BEST VENDING MACHINESBook Riot6/4/2021
Bridget B. Striker | Movers & Shakers 2021–InnovatorsLibrary Journal6/4/2021
Photo gallery: BCPL holds summer reading kick-offThe Advocate-Messenger6/4/2021
WHY YOU SHOULD START A STUDENT LIBRARY ASSISTANT PROGRAM IN YOUR LIBRARYBook Riot6/4/2021
ALA Working Group Calls for Change in the Library E-book MarketPublishers Weekly6/3/2021
Library offers summer reading activities; Great American Swing DanceThe Advocate-Messenger6/3/2021
New REALM resources on pandemic impacts and collectionsOCLC6/3/2021
Paul Sawyier Public Library News, June 6-12The State Journal6/3/2021
100 Days of Reading promotes reading throughout summerTimes-Tribune6/2/2021
Barack Obama to Close ALA’s Annual ConferenceAmerican Libraries6/2/2021
Bluegrass Honor Trail opens todayThe News-Enterprise6/2/2021
Former President of the United States Barack Obama will headline ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition (Virtual) Closing SessionALA6/2/2021
From usage to impact: showing how public libraries make a difference - interview with Christian Lauersen, Roskilde Public LibraryIFLA6/2/2021
HCCPL expands Book-A-Bike Program to partner with Hopkinsville YMCAKentucky New Era6/2/2021
Kick off to 100 days of ReadingThe News Journal6/2/2021
Library Kicks-Off Summer ReadingThe LaRue County Herald News6/2/2021
Library to host "Summer Safety" program WednesdayMessenger-Inquirer6/2/2021
OCPL to begin in-person programmingYahoo6/2/2021
Summer feeding sites operating throughout city, countyMessenger-Inquirer6/2/2021
The Library Comic Convention Goes VirtualPublic Libraries Online6/2/2021
WORLDCAT: YOUR ONE-STOP LIBRARY CATALOGBook Riot6/2/2021
Aging MasterfullyAmerican Libraries6/1/2021
Embracing Natural HairAmerican Libraries6/1/2021