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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

An Ever-Growing Demand for Middle Grade Graphic Novels

Still, Colvin wants to see new types of books as well. “What I try to remember is that everything that’s really, really worked has been unique,” she says ... and not just for a report.” Popular nonfic... read more

Welcome to Social Infrastructure Week with Eric Klinenberg: podcast & transcript

The library as an institution does the opposite. It only gives. The concept here is that you as not even a citizen, just as ... in the new book, "Palaces for the People" by Eric Klinenberg, who is a p... read more

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Classical Fall Preview: Debuts, Premieres, a New Philharmonic Maestro

JAAP VAN ZWEDEN The New York Philharmonic’s 26th music director ... from the Metropolitan Opera, Lincoln Center Theater and Los Angeles Opera, with a libretto by the playwright Sarah Ruhl. In June, at ... read more


Robin Beres column: Ross Mackenzie donates a lifetime of collected wisdom

It’s a lifetime collection, and so eclectic — one individual’s chosen books.” His favorites? “Shakespeare of course, not ... just-completed, $74 million library, the new home for the Mackenzie collect... read more

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Looks to Past Presidents for Lessons the World Could Use Right Now

What was once a three-car garage is now a library. Abraham Lincoln ... her books again, and that doesn’t feel right, not yet. “It’s still just too close to this one,” she says. read more

Historians Confirm Abraham Lincoln’s Handwriting Found Inside Book That Justifies 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

America In 900 Pages: 'These Truths' Packs Centuries-Long History Into A Single Volume

But her ambitious new book, "These Truths ... sweeping narrative. It's not done very often anymore. But I just thought, 'Someone has got to try,' because I do think we kind of do need a book like this ... 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

David Mamet talks about his new book 'Chicago,' all about gangsters and Tribune reporters

The prolific, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated screenwriter-director and writer of many books is in Santa Monica, Calif., a place that ... the career that I have,” he says. And so th... 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

As trends change, city libraries deliver services many different ways

Instead of weighing down a suitcase, "I take all those books on my tiny little Kindle." Tilley does what many library lovers do these days. She switches back and forth between paper books and books de... read more



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