- DC public school students now have city library cards Updated: Nov-25-15 2:16 am
WASHINGTON - Middle- and high-school students in the nation's capital now have better access to the city's public libraries, thanks in part to a White House initiative.
- Public library set to open in polygamous community Updated: Nov-25-15 1:36 am
SALT LAKE CITY - A public library is set to open next year in a polygamous town on the Utah-Arizona border that hasn't had one for decades due to controlling sect leaders who try to limit followers' exposure to the outside world.
- Nashville program teaches law enforcement about civil rights Updated: Nov-18-15 9:45 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - On the same downtown block where Nashville police officers carried a young John Lewis by his hands and feet to a paddy wagon for daring to take a seat at a whites-only lunch counter decades ago, today's fresh-faced police recruits are learning lessons about the fraught history between law enforcement and black Americans.
- Calais camp offers migrants school, library, bars in shacks Updated: Nov-10-15 12:28 pm
CALAIS, France - Jennifer Wilson wrote "hot" and "cold" on the chalkboard and invited her students - a dozen men from Afghanistan, Iran, Ethiopia and Sudan - to say other English words for temperature. "Freezing," one student declared jovially.
- NYC library defending title as fastest book sorter Updated: Nov-08-15 5:34 pm
NEW YORK - In a field that requires quiet time and attention, two American libraries will compete this week for which one sorts books and other items faster.
- Hartford library recognized for efforts to boost citizenship Updated: Nov-07-15 5:36 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The public library in Hartford is being recognized for its efforts to help immigrants become U.S. citizens.
- NY lawmakers to review spending on public libraries Updated: Nov-06-15 3:03 am
ALBANY, New York - State lawmakers are heading to the New York Public Library to review the state's funding for libraries across the state.
- Indiana State Library to add Statehouse visitor center Updated: Nov-05-15 12:43 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The first floor of the Indiana State Library is being transformed into a Statehouse visitor education center as part of a $2.5 million upgrade.
- Abraham Lincoln library to honor military on Veterans Day Updated: Nov-05-15 4:31 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is honoring the nation's veterans by offering free admission to members of the military on Veterans Day.
- Levin papers go to University of Michigan Bentley Library Updated: Nov-04-15 4:04 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Materials collected during former U.S. Sen. Carl Levin's 36 years in office have been donated to the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan.
- The Latest: Evansville mayor wins landslide re-election Updated: Nov-03-15 9:44 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The latest developments in Indiana's municipal elections, during which voters are selecting mayors and City Council members around the state (all times local):
- Original state flag voted most significant Wyoming artifact Updated: Nov-03-15 12:32 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The original state flag has been voted the most significant artifact in any museum or library in Wyoming.
- Morton man pleads not guilty to library knife attack Updated: Nov-03-15 12:29 pm
MORTON, Illinois - A 19-year-old central Illinois man has pleaded not guilty to trying to kill an elderly man who was protecting children the man was trying to attack with a knife.
- Former chief executive files lawsuit against Queens Library Updated: Nov-03-15 6:23 am
NEW YORK - The former Queens Library chief executive says in a lawsuit he was fired without cause over alleged improper spending.
- Columbus library to reopen in June following $32M renovation Updated: Nov-03-15 4:15 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Officials say Columbus' main library will reopen about a month earlier than predicted following a $32 million renovation.
- EXCHANGE: Little Free Libraries growing in southern Illinois Updated: Nov-01-15 10:30 am
CARBONDALE, Illinois - Looking for a good book to read?
- KC library's baseball tweets attract international attention Updated: Oct-30-15 9:51 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Liesl Christman sits at a conference table inside the Kansas City Public Library's downtown branch, surrounded by stacks of books with snappy titles such as "Choke," ''All Bets Are Off" and "Winning It All."
- Museum adds Middle Eastern objects to cuneiform library Updated: Oct-30-15 4:01 am
DETROIT - The Detroit Institute of Arts has added digital images of ancient Middle Eastern inscribed objects from its collection to a digital cuneiform library.
- Author Carl Hiaasen plans Q&A with 600 Ohio school kids Updated: Oct-30-15 3:31 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Author Carl Hiaasen will be talking to a group of central Ohio students and handing out copies of his latest book before speaking at the Columbus Metropolitan Library's annual fundraiser.
- David Bromberg donates papers to Library of Congress Updated: Oct-30-15 3:04 am
WASHINGTON - American folk-music musician David Bromberg has donated papers pertaining to his musical career to the Library of Congress' American Folklife Center.
- University-library partnership leads to new 'Secret Lab' Updated: Oct-29-15 8:47 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A partnership between the University of Michigan and the Ann Arbor library has developed a place where people can create, invent and learn.
- Monroe decides against buying building for new library Updated: Oct-28-15 6:20 am
MONROE, Michigan - Monroe officials have decided against buying and renovating a former Masonic Temple property to open a new library downtown.
- State library getting education center for visitors Updated: Oct-27-15 6:59 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Visitors to the Statehouse and the Indiana State Library are getting an education center next year.
- Police seek thief who stole from library fundraiser Updated: Oct-27-15 11:23 am
BATH, Maine - Police in Maine are looking for a thief who stole more than $1,200 donated to a library to benefit the children's room.
- Mid-December special election set on $8.3M Aberdeen library Updated: Oct-27-15 11:00 am
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - Aberdeen residents will decide the fate of a proposed $8.3 million public library during a special election on Dec. 15.