- Veteran of presidential museums name to head Lincoln library Updated: Apr-29-16 9:16 pm
SPRINGFIELD, ILL. - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has named the director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum to direct the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
- Ginn family gives Clemson University $1 million Updated: Apr-29-16 7:28 am
CLEMSON, South Carolina - Clemson University is getting a gift of $1 million from a family with three generations of graduates of the school.
- School police defend description of 'Middle Eastern' suspect Updated: Apr-28-16 8:16 am
ORLANDO, Florida - The University of Central Florida's police chief is defending the response to reports of a "Middle Eastern" suspect in the school's library.
- Rockefeller legacy exhibit open at West Virginia University Updated: Apr-28-16 4:14 am
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - The West Virginia and Regional History Center is chronicling the legacy of former Sen. Jay Rockefeller in Wise Library's Rockefeller Gallery at West Virginia University.
- EXCHANGE: Books still bind patrons to libraries Updated: Apr-27-16 6:38 am
KANKAKEE, Illinois - Libraries might have swapped card catalogs for computer kiosks a long time ago and faced the unprecedented explosion of information on the Internet. But the digital age still hasn't changed one truth about them - people visit them to check out books.
- UCF police: No threat in library after report of gun Updated: Apr-26-16 5:48 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - Campus police say they've found no threat at the University of Central Florida library following unconfirmed reports of a man or woman with a gun, but the incident did lead to an unintended gunshot.
- Man arraigned on charges he assaulted police inside library Updated: Apr-26-16 12:50 pm
BOSTON - A Waltham man has been arraigned on charges he assaulted two police officers after refusing to leave the Boston Public Library.
- Police: Man found at library gets ban, trespassing warning Updated: Apr-26-16 2:19 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Police say a man found at a Traverse City library has been given a trespassing warning and is banned from the library for the next six months.
- 2 copies of Lincoln books going to every Illinois library Updated: Apr-25-16 10:38 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Hundreds of libraries across Illinois are due to get two more books about Abraham Lincoln.
- Secretary Kerry to revisit Vietnam War before Obama trip Updated: Apr-24-16 3:14 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Before joining President Barack Obama on his first trip to Vietnam next month, Secretary of State John Kerry will take a day to reflect on his long and complicated history with the Asian country, first as a soldier and later as a war protester and statesman.
- Library to display rare works to mark Shakespeare's death Updated: Apr-23-16 1:19 pm
BOSTON - The Boston Public Library is marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death by showcasing rare editions of his works from the library's expansive collection.
- GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminology Updated: Apr-22-16 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON - Congress may not be able to reform the immigration system, fix the broken tax code or even pass a budget. But it's telling the Library of Congress how to label immigrants living in the country illegally.
- Only known Sendak mural is installed at Philadelphia library Updated: Apr-22-16 2:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The only known mural painted by children's author Maurice Sendak will be on display at a new public library branch in Philadelphia.
- Ball State library floods ahead of final exam week Updated: Apr-21-16 10:52 pm
MUNCIE, Indiana - Thousands of books and some computer equipment from Ball State University's Bracken Library were damaged in a flood Saturday.
- UConn signs space-sharing deal with Hartford Public Library Updated: Apr-21-16 4:39 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The University of Connecticut has signed an agreement to spend $4 million to renovate and lease space inside the Hartford Public Library.
- Morocco: one of the world's oldest libraries is renovated Updated: Apr-19-16 2:29 am
FEZ, Morocco - The settling dust from renovations and the banging of tools aren't ideal sights and sounds for a library - but this is no ordinary library.
- Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google's online library Updated: Apr-18-16 9:55 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court turned away a challenge Monday to Google's online book library from authors who complained that the project makes it harder for them to market their work.
- Bridgeport children practice reading with therapy dogs Updated: Apr-17-16 11:27 am
BRIDGEPORT, West Virginia - One recent Saturday at the Bridgeport Public Library, Jacob Watts read a book about dogs called "See Me Dig" . to a dog.
- Michigan couple faces jail over lost Dr. Seuss library book Updated: Apr-15-16 6:37 pm
TECUMSEH, Michigan - A judge told a Michigan couple they could land in jail for up to 93 days and face a maximum $500 fine for failing to return a novel and a Dr. Seuss book borrowed from the local public library.
- Vonnegut library seeks $775K from fans for move to new space Updated: Apr-15-16 8:05 am
INDIANAPOLIS - A library devoted to the life and literary works of late author Kurt Vonnegut is turning to his fans to raise money for its move to a larger location.
- Tennessee Supreme Court case records available to be ordered Updated: Apr-14-16 3:44 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Records of Tennessee Supreme Court cases that were previously only available by visiting Nashville can now be requested online.
- Grade-schoolers turn waste into art with a useful twist Updated: Apr-13-16 5:05 am
TERRE HAUTE, Indiana - Morgan John is passionate about finding creative purposes for used things other people would toss in the wastebasket.
- Manuscripts among rare Hemingway items shown at JFK library Updated: Apr-12-16 3:31 pm
BOSTON - Ernest Hemingway penned 47 possible endings to A Farewell to Arms, eight of which are on display at a new exhibition on the famed American writer at the John F. Kennedy presidential library - along with the one that actually concluded the classic World War I novel.
- Holy Bible on list of 'challenged' books at libraries Updated: Apr-11-16 10:45 am
NEW YORK - On the latest list of books most objected to at public schools and libraries, one title has been targeted nationwide, at times for the sex and violence it contains, but mostly for the legal issues it raises.
- State Library and Archives collecting World War I records Updated: Apr-11-16 4:14 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee State Library and Archives is planning to collect digital records of how World War I affected Tennesseans.