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Sep 30, 2019

A Big Little Idea From Nashville

The Atlantic spotlights ULC's Leaders Library Card Challenge and Nashville Public Library. In Nashville, every public-school student in grades 3–12 is automatically signed up for a library card....

Sep 24, 2019

Shaker Library Goes Fine Free October 1, 2019

Shaker Library will go fine free on October 1, 2019. The library is eliminating fines on overdue books and materials for everyone. This move makes Shaker Library one of 15 CLEVNET libraries to eliminate fines. ...

May 29, 2019

HUD Working to Make Public Housing “Book-Rich Environments”

The BRE Initiative seeks to improve literacy outcomes and to ensure all young people, regardless of their background, have the tools they need to reach their full potential. Led by the National Book Foundation, the initiative includes the combined efforts of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban ...