- Dunn Center library shuttering; books to be donated Updated: Feb-06-16 2:05 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The Dunn Center Public Library is closing due to lack of use.
- Dubuque library requests funds for dog to sniff out bedbugs Updated: Feb-05-16 5:20 pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Dubuque officials have asked for increased funding to continue bringing a dog to sniff out bedbugs at a public library.
- The Latest: FBI agent says cell data in 'Serial' case solid Updated: Feb-05-16 4:05 pm
BALTIMORE - The Latest on a hearing for a convicted murderer seeking a new trial in a case that was examined in the podcast "Serial." (all times local):
- Bids for Aberdeen's new public library come in at about $6M Updated: Feb-05-16 11:08 am
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - Bids for Aberdeen's new public library have come in at about $6 million.
- Chicago libraries forgive overdue fines for limited time Updated: Feb-05-16 4:40 am
CHICAGO - Chicagoans with overdue books and other library materials have a chance to bring them back without paying fines.
- Filmmaker donates papers to University of Michigan Library Updated: Feb-04-16 7:53 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Veteran filmmaker Nancy Savoca is donating her personal collection of papers to the University of Michigan Library.
- Let's read: Old David Bowie library poster reissued Updated: Feb-03-16 3:05 pm
NEW YORK - The library community also loved David Bowie.
- Wichita council approves construction of $33M library Updated: Feb-03-16 6:15 am
WICHITA, Kansas - The Wichita City Council has voted to approve the construction of a $33 million central library.
- Attendance at Illinois historic sites drops by 7 percent Updated: Feb-02-16 4:05 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Visits to Illinois' historic sites fell by 7 percent in 2015, despite the state's commemorations of the 150th anniversaries of the Civil War's end, President Abraham Lincoln's assassination and his burial in Springfield, according to state figures.
- Ayotte to IRS: Put tax instruction booklets in libraries Updated: Feb-02-16 4:55 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Republican U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte is calling on the Internal Revenue Service to put instruction booklets to accompany tax forms in New Hampshire public libraries participating in the Tax Forms Outlet Program.
- Vandalism causes $9,000 of damage to Yuma library's windows Updated: Feb-01-16 9:21 pm
YUMA, Arizona - Yuma police say somebody vandalized the Yuma Main Library overnight, causing approximately $9,000 of damage.
- E-book use climbs among Hancock County library patrons Updated: Jan-28-16 5:01 am
GREENFIELD, Indiana - There was a time when checking out an audio book from a library meant rifling through a stack of CDs or cassettes.
- Packed hearing for EPA proposal for coal-fired power plants Updated: Jan-26-16 6:08 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Hundreds of residents from central Utah communities that rely heavily on coal packed a public hearing Tuesday to show their opposition to a proposal requiring new pollution controls at the state's oldest coal-fired power plants.
- Decades later, western Michigan library gets book back Updated: Jan-26-16 4:52 pm
HOLLAND, Michigan - A book has been returned to a library in western Michigan - 49 years later.
- Committee OKs bill expanding library powers Updated: Jan-26-16 3:55 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Beware, overdue book borrowers. Wisconsin lawmakers are thinking about sending out the library police.
- Appeals court upholds university library pornography citation Updated: Jan-26-16 11:17 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - An Eau Claire man didn't have a constitutional right to view pornography on a university library computer, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.
- New South Parkersburg Library scheduled to open soon Updated: Jan-26-16 5:29 am
PARKERSBURG, West Virginia - The new South Parkersburg Library is scheduled to open soon.
- State to move forward with plans for new Puna library Updated: Jan-26-16 5:13 am
HILO, Hawaii - The state is set to start the planning phase for a new public library for underserved residents in the rapidly growing Puna district.
- Lynwood library evacuated after woman brings in dog, shotgun Updated: Jan-25-16 1:20 pm
LYNNWOOD, Washington - A woman with mental health problems has been booked into the Lynnwood jail after she brought her dog and a loaded shotgun into the Lynnwood Library.
- Dubuque library refuses $6M offer for Grant Wood painting Updated: Jan-24-16 5:11 pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Dubuque library officials recently rejected a $6 million offer for one of their two paintings by renowned Iowa artist Grant Wood.
- Library working to open Think Space in building Updated: Jan-24-16 10:27 am
FREMONT, Nebraska - Noelle Neff has only been in the position of library director at Keene Memorial library for a little more than a week, but she is already in the process of making big things happen at the facility.
- Roane County family finds antique cookbook Updated: Jan-24-16 10:17 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - History pokes out from the edges.
- Library systems amassing assortment of donated artifacts Updated: Jan-24-16 10:01 am
DELAWARE, Ohio - A harness-racing sulky hangs from the ceiling in a historical wing of the Delaware Main Library.
- NYC's libraries, zoos closed by heavy snowfall Updated: Jan-23-16 9:07 am
NEW YORK - The New York City's public libraries and zoos are closed because of the storm that is dumping 1 to 3 inches of snow an hour on the metro area.
- Literary scofflaws: Library offers amnesty for overdue items Updated: Jan-22-16 3:21 pm
LOS ANGELES - Hush not. Shout it from the non-fiction aisle. Tell every literary scofflaw you know.