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Addressing eContent Issues in Times of Crisis | OpinionLibrary Journal5/19/2020
AT THE LIBRARY: Public library begins building archive of COVID-19 pandemicWinchester Sun5/19/2020
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Don't Leave Workers Out of the Library Narrative | OpinionLibrary Journal5/19/2020
Print and digital readers like different books, library data suggestsThe Guardian5/19/2020
The Importance of Critical Thinking in the Age of Fake NewsSchool Library Journal5/19/2020
10 questions with Jim NelsonBowling Green Daily News5/18/2020
Answering the Crisis, Public Libraries Collaborate with Schools, Other Organizations to Serve Communities | SLJ COVID-19 SurveySchool Library Journal5/18/2020
Henderson County Library reopen date delayed; some services availableThe Gleaner5/18/2020
Librarians, historians keep knowledge alive at safe distanceLexington Herald-Leader5/18/2020
Libraries and Museums Still Waiting State Guidance Needed to ReopenWKDZ5/18/2020
More and more cities keeping older adults company by offering call programsFox 26 News5/18/2020
Public Librarians Are Working, Making Plans While Facing an Unknown Future | SLJ COVID-19 SurveySchool Library Journal5/18/2020
Purchasing in Public Libraries Shifts to Digital, Budget Concerns Impact Ordering | SLJ COVID-19 SurveySchool Library Journal5/18/2020
Summer Reading Programs Going Virtual This Year | SLJ COVID-19 SurveySchool Library Journal5/18/2020
What the HEROES Act Would Mean for LibrariesLibrary Journal5/18/2020
Colemire chosen as interim MCPL directorWMKY5/17/2020
Kenton Library to Reopen Drive-Thru Service, Tool RentalThe River City News5/15/2020
Librarians, America Is Counting on YouPublishers Weekly5/15/2020
Library Buildings, Closed For Coronavirus, Volunteer for New ServicesLibrary Journal5/15/2020
Library continues summer programming onlineMessenger Inquirer5/15/2020
Summer Reading goes digitalAdvocate-Messenger5/15/2020
‘Imagine Your Story’ this summer with BCPLThe Daily Indpendent5/14/2020
House Speaker unveils plan for fifth COVID-19 relief billALA5/14/2020
Letter to the editor: May 14, 2020The News-Enterprise5/14/2020
Lexington Public Library plans curbside service beginning in JuneWKYT5/14/2020
Literacy Foundation awards more than $1M to organizations in Illinois, Missouri, KentuckyKFVS5/14/2020
Oldham County Public Library asking borrowers to hold onto items until quarantine is overWHAS 115/14/2020
 IMLS Research Partnership To Address Safety Guidelines for Library, Museum MaterialsLibrary Journal5/13/2020
Grant Opportunities to Help Libraries, Educators Respond to Impact of COVID-19School Library Journal5/13/2020
Lexington Public Library offers daily virtual programsLex185/13/2020
Libraries in the Tri-State begin reopening phasesFox195/13/2020
Library begins gradual reopeningMessenger-Inquirer5/13/2020
You Belong HereAmerican Libraries5/13/2020
ALA Rallies Support for Congressional COVID-19 Relief PackagesAmerican Libraries5/12/2020
AT THE LIBRARY: Library’s Pinterest page is an online cabinet of wondersWinchester Sun 5/12/2020
British Library asks nation's children to write miniature books in lockdownThe Guardian5/12/2020
History in the making: how libraries are capturing the pandemic for posterityThe Guardian5/12/2020
Library to begin curbside service May 13The Adair Progress5/12/2020
One way local governments can prepare for tax revenue declinesWinchester Sun5/12/2020
 Business, government, education leaders call for emergency funding for libraries impacted by COVID-19ALA News5/11/2020
For Kids Who Don’t Have Books at Home, Communities Are Working to Reach Them | Donalyn MillerSchool Library Journal5/11/2020
KDLA: Library directors can make COVID-19-related programming decisions without prior board approvalMurray Ledger & Times5/11/2020
Librarian Volunteers Help WHO Make Sense of COVID InformationLibrary Journal5/11/2020
All Libraries: You’ve had enough to deal with already, so it’s ‘Amnesty for All’ — library fines forgivenNorthern Kentucky Tribune5/10/2020
Kentucky Public Libraries Submit Multi-Level Plan To ReopenWJCT5/10/2020
Library plans new summer reading program post-outbreakLexington Herald-Leader5/10/2020
Winners named in WCPL student poetry contestBowling Green Daily News5/10/2020
Senate Bill 5 aimed at limiting library independence, DCPL director saysMessenger- Inquirer5/9/2020
Kentucky’s Daviess County Public Library to Resume Curbside Pickup44 News5/8/2020
Low census response could depend on mail, computersThe Ledger Independent5/8/2020
McCracken County Public Library Offers Wide Array of Digital Services for Kentuckians Safe at HomeWKMS5/8/2020
At the library for May 7-13Jessamine Journal   5/7/2020
COVID-19: Filling the Learning GapAmerican Libraries 5/7/2020
Library board votes to furlough employeesThe News-Herald5/7/2020
Library book drop to be open on ThursdaysThe Advocate Messenger5/7/2020
Library offers online literary clubs, classesThe News-Enterprise5/7/2020
The sound of silence: visiting the library during lockdownThe Guardian5/7/2020
Lego, learning and laughter: how libraries are thriving in lockdownThe Guardian5/6/2020
After trial was 'huge success,' WCPL expands curbside serviceBowling Green Daily News 5/5/2020
Blood drive is today from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.The Advocate-Messenger5/5/2020
Lexington’s public libraries are closed, but ‘virtual’ library use is soaring onlineLexington Herald-Leader5/5/2020
Library alters budget after COVID-19Kentucky New Era5/5/2020
Library looks at options to reopenWayne County Outlook5/5/2020
Sign up for online library book clubs, trivia, Write Local and Meeting of MindsWinchester Sun5/5/2020
When Public Librarians Meddle| Scales on CensorshipSchool Library Journal5/5/2020
 ‘Amnesty for All:' Northern Kentucky libraries waive late feesFOX 195/4/2020
Books Have Literally Saved My Sanity’: Readers Respond to Our Letter to the Literary CommunityThe New York Times5/4/2020
Club Chronicles: General Foundation of Women’s Clubs supports librariesFranklin County Times5/4/2020
Library announces curbside pickupKentucky New Era5/4/2020
Local coronavirus testing addedThe Examiner (KANSAS)5/4/2020
Newspaper, library partner to document COVID-19 in communityThe Advocate Messenger5/4/2020
Summer Reading SwitcheroosAmerican Libraries Magazine5/4/2020
PRESERVATION WEEK: Carnegie building 104 years old, still worth savingThe Times Tribune5/3/2020
18 librarian-approved books for kids of all agesPBS5/1/2020
2020 Library Systems ReportAmerican Libraries Magazine5/1/2020
GCPL items available onlineThe Daily Independent5/1/2020
Justice for AllAmerican Libraries Magazine5/1/2020
Libraries Adapt amid CrisisAmerican Libraries Magazine5/1/2020
Library Outreach during COVID-19The Advocate-Messenger5/1/2020
Library, Berea parks offer virtual book clubRichmond Register 5/1/2020
Sister city providing PPE to MadisonvilleKentucky Today5/1/2020
When Librarians Become Disaster Service WorkersSchool Library Journal5/1/2020