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Not just a place for books, new Lincoln Library director says

For the new director of Lincoln Library, libraries have always been a place not just for books, but also technology. William O’Hearn says he’s worked in libraries with computers since he started as a ... read more

'Raisin in the Sun' with the Obamas in the audience — an excerpt from Chris Jones' new book

The book about theater and social ... roach-filled apartment and moving to a new house, dreams so forceful and determined that they might just overcome the resistance of a white neighborhood that did ... read more

New adventures in editing

Last month, George Andreou became the new director of ... from any anxiety of not doing it justice, I look forward to steering it into some new direction. GAZETTE: What are you reading right now? ANDR... read more

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The 7 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp,’ ’22 July’

The pieces don’t all snap into place, but the skill and bravado of that Gyllenhaal performance keeps the picture humming. Ex Libris: The New York Public ... and that’s what this library offers. It’s n... read more


Abraham Lincoln’s handwriting verified on library book justifying racism

“Lincoln was worried that the whole idea that you could segregate one group of people based on some brand new thinking would just carry ... Warner Public Library Assistant Director Bobbi Perryman said ... read more

New York's 'good witch' is running out of money

The New York Public Library ... place in the back of a town car on the way to an Art for Justice board meeting. In it, Cat asks her mother what she would most like the reaction to be. "I hope that the ... read more

Lincoln library looks back at Vietnam War

SPRINGFIELD -- The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum ... ever undertaken,” Burns says. The ALPLM audience will get to see about 15 minutes of the new film, which premieres Sunday on PBS. ... read more

Blazing Trails

Marshall, an ALA Councilor and director of libraries at Lincoln ... says. A second JCLC was held in 2012, and a third will take place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in September. Bell is now the Peabody ... read more

Read Between the Racism: The Serious Lack of Diversity in Book Publishing

"I woke up one morning, and I was 'diverse,'" says Michael Mejias, a playwright, former agent, and director ... books, the story would be different." While some writers could debate the death of print ... read more

The Stories Behind 15 Poems We All Learned in School

The best of these works have a backstory that's just as interesting ... pick up a book in the first place. “Reader’s block” is a well-documented problem, and even avid readers occasionally suffer from ... read more

Libraries maintaining a role in the digital world

In transforming from a 'church of books' to a different kind of public spiritual place, the library ... not just libraries, Ms Farrelly concedes. 'Architecture doesn't even want authority anymore, arc... read more

Restored interment book featuring Lincoln is unveiled at Oak Ridge Cemetery

Book 2, which has the original record of Mary Todd Lincoln's funeral in 1882, will be finished within two months. Though the city owns the books, they will be kept in a vault at the Abraham Lincoln Pr... read more



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