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KentuckyWired promised broadband and high-tech jobs. Will it ever deliver?Courier Journal1/15/2020

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Library board hears report on CCPL activityMurray Ledger & Times1/15/2020

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Mussels in the Classroom to visit Boone County LibraryThe Enquirer1/14/2020

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Book Clubs at the Laurel County Public LibraryThe Sentinel Echo1/13/2020

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High, medium, low – all welcome at the libraryMurray Ledger and Times1/13/2020

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The New York Public Library Has Calculated Its Most Checked-Out Books Of All TimeNPR1/13/2020
Libraries can be social centresThe Guardian1/12/2020

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What’s Happening at the Library: Events and classes are for everyoneWinchester Sun1/11/2020
Another Hogwarts LEGO build comes to the libraryAdvocate-Messenger1/10/2020

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FRIDAY FIVE: Sustainable Berea hosts annual meeting SaturdayRichmond Register1/10/2020

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Kentucky public libraries break E-rate record with more than $2.1M in fundingThe Lane Report1/10/2020

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Neil Gaiman leads Hampshire writers protesting against library cutsThe Guardian1/10/2020
Paul Sawyier Public Library News published Jan. 11, 2020The State Journal1/10/2020
73 libraries have loaned out 1 million ebooks in 2019Good EReader1/9/2020

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ACLU of Kentucky says Senate Bill 1 could separate families in KentuckyWPSD Local 61/9/2020
Old libraries to get new life, Downtown library facelift planned. Here's what you're getting from the library tax levy this yearCincinnati Enquirer1/8/2020

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VITA Program coming to LaRue CountyThe Larue County Herald News1/8/2020

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Daviess County Public Library program will shed light on scholarshipsMessenger-Inquirer1/7/2020

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Library to help get you started on that 2020 reading listThe News-Democrat & Leader1/7/2020

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St. Louis area nixes library fines, joining growing trendLexington Herald-Leader1/7/2020

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Women's Suffrage Centennial Celebration planned tonight at PSPLThe State Journal1/6/2020

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Art class for home schoolersDaily Independent1/5/2020

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Library uses inmate program to digitize yearbooksMessenger-Inquirer1/5/2020

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Many concerts on the winter calendar at the Boone County Public Library branchesNorthern Kentucky Tribune1/5/2020

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Check out from the library without leaving your couchIronton Tribune1/3/2020
Local author Stansbury to lead writing workshopAdvocate-Messenger1/3/2020
SBA deadline approaching for Kentucky private non-profit organizations to apply for working capital disaster loansTimes-Tribune1/3/2020
Turn the calendar, turn the pagesDaily Independent1/3/2020
W’burg Kiwanis Club recognizes MedleyNews Journal1/3/2020

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Free Speech—or Free-for-All?American Libraries1/2/2020
Library holds walk-through to show progressFranklin Favorite1/2/2020

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Library looking forward to 2020The Trimble Banner1/2/2020

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2019 Year in ReviewAmerican Libraries1/1/2020

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Library director looks back as McLib flips page to 2020The Paducah Sun1/1/2020

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You can check out books again: Carter County Public Library to resume normal hoursGrayson Journal-Enquirer1/1/2020

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Corbin Library hosting sci-fi, Lego, rubber duck-themed eventsThe News Journal12/31/2019

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Library and Edge Ice Center team up to make the center more accessibleMessenger-Inquirer12/31/2019

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OverDrive’s New Owners: What It MeansAmerican Libraries12/31/2019

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Update on Macmillan Ebook EmbargoAmerican Libraries12/31/2019

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Boone County Public Library January calendar for adults includes fitness sampler and a lot moreNorthern Kentucky Tribune12/30/2019

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DCPL has new key to 2020 programming: Community mindedness and increased partnershipsMessenger-Inquirer12/30/2019

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State Rep. Larry Elkins Pre-Files Bill To Make Library Boards Publicly ElectedWKMS12/30/2019

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What’s Happening at the Library: Thanks for 2019, looking forward to 2020Winchester Sun12/30/2019

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Garden, library creating programs for kidsMessenger-Inquirer12/28/2019

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Homeless in Wilmington say library bag ban targets themThe Eagle - Delaware12/28/2019

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Celebrating the Roaring TwentiesAdvocate Messenger12/27/2019

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Expansion of downtown library is neededBowling Green Daily News12/27/2019

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15 library students & professionals awarded 75th-Anniversary Scholarships to attend PLA 2020 ConferenceALA12/26/2019

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Clothing collection campaign nears endFranklin Favorite12/26/2019

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Daviess County Public Library prepares new strategic planMessenger-Inquirer12/26/2019

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Library trustees OK contract for final demolition phaseThe News Democrat12/26/2019

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Public library staff member receives scholarship to Public Library Association ConferenceWHOP12/26/2019

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Laurel library hosts Comic-ConThe Sentinel Echo12/25/2019

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Library will host monthly meetings for local writersThe Messenger12/25/2019
Secret Santa pays off library fees for studentsThe Connection – Tennessee 12/24/2019

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Some Kentucky Organizations Expect Revenue Growth From New License Plate LawWFPL12/24/2019

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3 family-friendly things to do during winter breakThe State Journal12/23/2019

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Carroll library hosts annual Nutcracker tea partyThe News Democrat12/23/2019

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Insulation added to Public LibraryThe Outlook12/23/2019

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Skillet curling gains popularity at ice rinkBowling Green Daily News 12/23/2019

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What’s Happening at the Library: Happy holidays from your CCPaLsWinchester Sun12/23/2019

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Three NKY Library Professionals Awarded State ScholarshipsThe River City News12/21/2019
Cozying Up with New CoatsAmerican Libraries12/20/2019

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IMLS Receives $10 Million Increase in FY2020American Libraries12/20/2019

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Top 50 activities enjoyed at the libraryAdvocate-Messenger12/20/2019
WCPL Main Branch in early stages of $1.5M remodeling projectBowling Green Daily News12/20/2019

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ALA Awards more than $100,000 to 59 Library Census Equity Fund GranteesALA12/19/2019

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Hopkinsville-Christian Co. Library Patron Appreciation Day FridaySurfKY News12/19/2019

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It’s been a year since Amber Clark’s murder. How can Sacramento prevent another tragedy?The Sacramento Bee – California 12/19/2019

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Solstice to be celebrated at Saturday concertBowling Green Daily News12/19/2019

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Some books are so good, you don't want them to endThe Messenger12/18/2019

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