UPI has a funny story regarding an overdue library book. A book lost since Union soldiers raided a library during the Civil War was returned to a Virginia university 145 years late.
The American Library Association (ALA) and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum have teamed up for Season Four of Step Up to the Plate @ your library®.
Season Four centers around multiculturalism in baseball. Starting April 18, people of all ages are encouraged to use the print and electronic resources available at their library to answer a series of trivia questions designed for their age group and inspired by the history and diversity of our national pastime.
One grand-prize winner will receive a trip for two in October to the Hall of Fame’s World Series Gala event in Cooperstown, N.Y.!
From the article: "Most of us spend a lot of time in the virtual world these days, but that doesn't mean we can't appreciate a good book every now and then.
From your local library to the classroom to the bookstore, there are a lot of tools available to help you save time and money when it comes to the bound world of information. …
National Library Week is a great reason to stop by the Berry Memorial Library and see what's new! We recently added many new books to the stacks and another computer which is connected to the internet. Feel free to bring your own laptop and connect with our free wifi.
National Library Week is an annual celebration of the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians. All types of libraries - school, public, academic and special - participate.
National Library Week 2009 will be celebrated with the theme, "Worlds connect @ your library."