- California librarian quits amid protest over book tossing Updated: Sep-02-15 2:38 pm
BERKELEY, California - A Northern California librarian has resigned amid complaints he tossed out thousands of books.
- Library supporters seek tax levy for operations cost Updated: Sep-02-15 12:58 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Supporters of a Cedar Rapids library are seeking a 27-cent tax levy to help with its operating costs.
- Norwich University officials tout $6.8m library renovation Updated: Sep-02-15 5:06 am
NORTHFIELD, Vermont - Officials at Norwich University are touting the renovation and expansion of the school's Kreitzberg Library on its Northfield campus.
- New York town's large collection of WWII vet photos endures Updated: Aug-30-15 11:13 am
MECHANICVILLE, New York - During World War II, hundreds of servicemen in uniform had their photographs taken at a popular tavern near the Hudson River in upstate New York.
- Bob Wise papers added to W.Va. state archives Updated: Aug-28-15 3:50 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A 423-page book chronicling the administration of former Gov. Bob Wise has been added to the state archives.
- Northern Kentucky student charged after gun spotted Updated: Aug-27-15 5:38 pm
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Kentucky - A Northern Kentucky University spokeswoman says a student has been charged after she was seen with a gun in the school library.
- Man sentenced for trying to lure child at library Updated: Aug-27-15 10:41 am
TOMS RIVER, New Jersey - A judge in Ocean County has sentenced a man who tried to lure a 12-year-old to go to the movies with him to 5 years in prison.
- Oxford relocating Skipwith Cottage Updated: Aug-27-15 4:05 am
OXFORD, Mississippi - The little yellow house next to Oxford's City Hall has an uncertain future.
- Grants to help state libraries upgrade computers, software Updated: Aug-27-15 4:04 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee State Library and Archives is providing more than $305,000 in grants to help libraries upgrade their computer equipment and software.
- Correction: 24-Hour Library story Updated: Aug-26-15 2:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - In a story Aug. 25 about Salt Lake City's library exploring a 24/7 operating schedule, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a plan to test the schedule had been approved. The library's board voted to establish a test plan but the plan has not been approved. The story also should have made it clear that the board hired a consultant to conduct a study, not a survey, of how many people might visit the library.
- Obama Foundation begins search for Chicago library architect Updated: Aug-26-15 1:19 pm
CHICAGO - President Barack Obama's foundation has started the process of choosing an architect to design his presidential library.
- Former Alamo custodians granted temporary access to library Updated: Aug-24-15 7:56 pm
SAN ANTONIO - A group that served as guardians of the Alamo for more than a century has obtained a court order temporarily stopping a Texas state agency headed by George P. Bush from keeping the group away from a collection of artifacts and books at the historic site.
- Report: Public misled by South Dakota's online laws Updated: Aug-23-15 4:28 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - If you want to know the law in South Dakota, don't look at the laws.
- Top summer readers to be honored by Baltimore Orioles Updated: Aug-20-15 4:49 am
BALTIMORE - Children who were some of the top summer readers in Maryland are being honored by the Baltimore Orioles.
- Former Casper high school library worker may take plea deal Updated: Aug-17-15 8:28 am
CASPER, Wyoming - A former Casper high school library worker who has been charged with abusing her daughter may agree to a plea deal in the case.
- Columbia Public Library reopens after flea infestation Updated: Aug-17-15 8:16 am
COLUMBIA, Missouri - Things are back to normal at the Columbia Public Library, after a flea infestation closed the building for a few days last week.
- Library CEO elected president of state's library association Updated: Aug-15-15 9:02 am
BALTIMORE - Mary Hastler recently purchased an Apple Watch, but already the high-tech device has her thinking of ways she could improve service for her customers at Harford County Public Library.
- Susan Newhouse, wife of publishing magnate, dies in NY Updated: Aug-14-15 3:41 pm
NEW YORK - The philanthropist Susan Newhouse, wife of billionaire publishing magnate Donald Newhouse, died Thursday at her home in New York City following a long illness.
- Iowa town's library improved, thanks to sale of coins Updated: Aug-13-15 8:44 am
GRAFTON, Iowa - The sale of a small fortune in coins has paid for improvements at a public library in northern Iowa.
- Recording of MLK's 1st 'I Have a Dream' speech discovered Updated: Aug-12-15 12:22 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech to hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington in 1963, he fine-tuned his civil rights message before a much smaller audience in North Carolina.
- Autobiography of missionary now lives in digital archives Updated: Aug-08-15 12:23 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - The autobiography of a well-known missionary in the Dakota Territory will now live on in a digital form.
- Beatrice Public Library undergoing renovations Updated: Aug-08-15 11:36 am
BEATRICE, Nebraska - From the main entrance of the Beatrice Public Library, director Laureen Riedesel greets familiar faces making their way inside.
- Library uses surprise donation to ask for extended hours Updated: Aug-04-15 2:26 pm
BRATTLEBORO, Vermont - A Vermont library left with $1.2 million by a Brattleboro man who died last year wants to use the money to extend its operating hours.
- University of Michigan reopens medical library without books Updated: Aug-04-15 11:40 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The University of Michigan has reopened its Taubman Health Sciences Library after a $55 million overhaul and rethinking of how a library for medical students should function.