The Library of Congress is embarking on an extensive plan that will serve as a blueprint for preserving the nation’s history in recorded sound.
As public funds continue to tighten, public schools feel the squeeze. But there’s now a bit of relief.
Libraries across Maryland are reinventing themselves from the silent, stuffy archives to be more inviting for patrons to meet, read and even snack.
Philanthropy is an act that most institutions would welcome at any time. And in this economy, giving is really seen as a blessing. Yet a gift of nearly a half million dollars to the Pratt Library in Baltimore has nearly left its director speechless.
Library visitors in Maryland see an “access denied” message when they try to view pornographic websites. But in New York, thanks to a freedom of speech policy, it’s legal.