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Annual Book Drive Filling City School Libraries With Brand New Books

Filling city school libraries with brand new books.

03/01/2014

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Library Of Congress Has Plan For Saving Recordings

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.

02/13/2013

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Donations Will Fund 4 New City School Libraries

As public funds continue to tighten, public schools feel the squeeze. But there’s now a bit of relief.

12/05/2011

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Maryland Libraries Evolve Into Community Spaces

Libraries across Maryland are reinventing themselves from the silent, stuffy archives to be more inviting for patrons to meet, read and even snack.

09/06/2011

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Retired Librarian Leaves $475,000 To Enoch Pratt Free Library

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.

07/08/2011

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Md. Libraries Worried About Porn-As-Free-Speech Ruling In N.Y.

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.

04/30/2011

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