Libraries

This photo provided by the Carlisle Police Department shows Civil War-era artillery shells that were discovered by a librarian at the Gleason Public Library in Carlisle, Mass., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. (Carlisle Police Department via AP)
July 20, 2017 - 9:05 pm
CARLISLE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts librarian on her first day on the job has come across live military shells from the Civil War inside a closet in her new office. Gleason Public Library director Abby Noland tells The Boston Globe she found the shells Thursday morning inside a box with a label...
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FILE- In this April 21, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump signs a memorandum on Orderly Liquidation Authority at the Treasury Department in Washington. The Treasury Department issued Monday, June 12, the first part of a review that was ordered by President Donald Trump in one of his earliest acts as president. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
June 13, 2017 - 2:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Daily Show" is unveiling the Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library this weekend. The pop-up exhibit will be at 3 West 57th Street in Manhattan, not far from Trump Tower, Comedy Central announced Tuesday. It will feature some of the president's better known one-shots,...
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A wreath is placed at the grave of former President John F. Kennedy, to mark the 100th anniversary of his birth, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 29, 2017. Kennedy was born May 29, 1917. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
May 29, 2017 - 5:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on celebrating the life and legacy of John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100 (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Thousands have gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100. The United States Postal Service...
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This photo shows the book "Thirteen Reasons Why" in a photo illustration Monday, May 15, 2017, in Phoenix. As a Colorado community mourns the loss of seven students who killed themselves, a top school district official ordered librarians to temporarily stop circulating a book that's the basis for Netflix's popular new series "13 Reasons Why," which some critics say romanticizes suicide. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 16, 2017 - 2:46 pm
DENVER (AP) — As a Colorado community mourns the loss of seven students who recently killed themselves, a school district official ordered librarians to temporarily stop circulating a book that's the basis for Netflix's popular new series "13 Reasons Why," which some critics say romanticizes...
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This photo shows the book "Thirteen Reasons Why" in a photo illustration Monday, May 15, 2017, in Phoenix. As a Colorado community mourns the loss of seven students who killed themselves, a top school district official ordered librarians to temporarily stop circulating a book that's the basis for Netflix's popular new series "13 Reasons Why," which some critics say romanticizes suicide. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 16, 2017 - 3:46 am
DENVER (AP) — As a Colorado community mourns the loss of seven students who recently killed themselves, a school district official ordered librarians to temporarily stop circulating a book that's the basis for Netflix's popular new series "13 Reasons Why," which some critics say romanticizes...
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FILE - In this May 3, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama speaks at a community event on the Presidential Center at the South Shore Cultural Center in Chicago. The Obama Presidential Center will not be a part of the presidential library network operated by the National Archives and Records Administration. The former president has said construction of the center on Chicago's South Side would take about four years. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
May 12, 2017 - 9:55 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Obama Presidential Center won't be a part of the presidential library network operated by the National Archives and Records Administration. The Chicago Tribune reports ( http://trib.in/2q7ae6o ) that the move will free the Obama Foundation from amassing an endowment equivalent to...
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In this April 7, 2017, photo, a large display stands in the lawn of the main Josephine County library branch in Grants Pass, Ore. The library system in Josephine County has been operating as a nonprofit on donations and volunteer hours since it lost public funding, but a measure on the May 16 ballot could restore limited tax dollars by creating a special library tax district. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
May 09, 2017 - 1:15 pm
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — So much timber money once flowed into this rural Oregon county that its leaders set up committees to find ways to spend it. Today, Douglas County's library system is on life support, and its sheriff's department is on track to lose funding. Nearly 30 years after environmental...
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In this April 7, 2017, photo, a large display stands in the lawn of the main Josephine County library branch in Grants Pass, Ore. The library system in Josephine County has been operating as a nonprofit on donations and volunteer hours since it lost public funding, but a measure on the May 16 ballot could restore limited tax dollars by creating a special library tax district. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
May 09, 2017 - 4:02 am
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — So much timber money once flowed into this rural Oregon county that its leaders set up committees to find ways to spend it. Today, Douglas County's library system is on life support, and its sheriff's department is on track to lose funding. Nearly 30 years after environmental...
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In this Tuesday, May 2, 2017 photo, Stephanie Barnette and her certified therapy donkey, Oliver, visit students to help relieve final exam stress in the foyer of Renne Library on Montana State University campus in Bozeman, Mont. (Rachel Leathe/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 1:38 pm
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A donkey named Oliver joined several therapy dogs offering stress relief during Finals Week at Montana State University in Bozeman. The 8-year-old brown and white donkey was standing inside the front entrance of the university library on Tuesday. Owner Stephanie Bar tells the...
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