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A Day in the Life of a Children'S Librarian, Part Two

If you've ever wanted to know what it's like to be a New Zealand children's librarian, you're in luck. Te Whare Pukapuka o Matauranga kaitiaki pukapuka tamariki, or Anna Leeds, has been doing...more

Summer Reading Program-Ralph'S World: Kids' Concert

If you're looking for something to do this summer, San Diego's Mission Valley Branch Library has just the thing. It's holding a summer reading program, complete with movies, music, and prizes,...more

London Calling: Fsu College of Fine Arts Students Explore Acting, Design, Bookmaking in the ...

"I cannot think of a better place to study 19th-and 20th-century interiors history," Florida State University's Yelena McLane says. The assistant professor and program leader was among a group of...more

Weirdo Woke Medical School Professor: Kids Identifying As 'Gender Minotuars' &Amp; 'Smoothies ...

"Most of the kids who are gender Minotaurs love mermaids, so make sure you have a lot of mermaid books." That's what Diane Ehrensaft, California's self-identified "feminist" mental health...more

Arts Briefs: Apparently Cats Can Be Trained
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The Hmong Cultural Center Museum in St. Paul, Minn., is getting a major boost from a $49,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The money will be used to expand the...more

Statewide Grant Funds Free Telehealth Resources for Five Nela Library Systems

"It's been a long time since libraries were simply a place to check out books or do research," says Meg Placke, interim state librarian of the State Library of Louisiana. But that will soon...more

African Creative City' Set to Transform Property Market in Lagos

Michael Jackson's family discovered that they were from Badagry, Nigeria, and the singer's forebear was a slave who was taken to the US. So it was only a matter of time before a center honoring...more

Jcc Board Recognizes Former Trustee for Years of Service
Foundation: Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, Gebbie Foundation

After more than 20 years on the Jamestown Community College Board of Trustees, Lillian Vitanza Ney has decided it's time to move on. "I had a big birthday and I thought it was an appropriate time...more

Glendale'S Poet Laureate Program Launches Poetry Workshops for All Levels

The city of Glendale, Calif., has a first-of-its-kind Poet Laureate, and Raffi Joe Wartanian isn't wasting any time in getting to know his new fans. He's holding his first workshop on Saturday,...more

Jaimeo Brown Transcendence Uses Innovative Samples in a Deep Dive into Jazz History

When it comes to jazz, "the dominant narratives about the style focus on New Orleans as the style's birthplace," says drummer Jaimeo Brown. "So being around music and musicians and performances,...more

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