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No Chocolate in the Library

NYTimes.com– “Although Mr. Bennett’s business opened the week of Thanksgiving, the biggest hurdle so far hasn’t been procuring delicate truffles but registering its name.“We thought library was the perfect word,” he said.But it turns out library was one word too much. The State Education Department’s division of library development rejected Mr. Bennett’s application to incorporate his business, claiming it was misleading.”

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Library of Michigan to close down on Saturdays

AP– “Budget problems continue to force reduced hours at the Library of Michigan.”

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Digital technology lets libraries share their fragile treasures with the world

LAtimes – “Powerful scanners allow for the preservation and easy dissemination of ancient texts, but the volume of material waiting to be processed is enormous.”

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Boulder man builds libraries (even for non-readers)

9NEWS – “Thatcher finds the books people want, and fits them into a custom library for home, office or business. He says his job is half literary expert and half interior designer. He makes sure the books fit well together on the shelf – sometimes finding covers that are all the same color.”

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Down and dirty Diesel lingerie photos shot in library shock Brooklyn Law School

NYPOST – “There oughta be a law — against being this naughty.Brooklyn Law School officials rented Diesel its library expecting a tasteful photo shoot for a jeans ad — but what they got was a steamy display of writhing young models in skimpy lingerie grinding against books and computers."Its gross. I work on those computers every day!" fumed a female student, referring to a shot showing two bra- and panty-clad women climbing over the machines toward an open-mouthed man."Ugh. The library fantasies are now relentless.”

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