- Former Alamo managers say they've overcome Texas 'bullying' Updated: May-04-16 8:03 pm
HOUSTON - A group that served as guardian of the Alamo for more than a century said Wednesday it had prevailed over the "bureaucratic bullying" of a Texas agency with the state's acknowledgement that about 38,000 books and artifacts at an Alamo library don't belong to the state.
- Obama, first lady review library design proposals Updated: May-01-16 2:08 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is reviewing design proposals for his future presidential library from the seven architectural firms chosen as finalists.
- UConn again bringing in therapy dogs for finals week Updated: May-01-16 10:56 am
STORRS, Connecticut - The University of Connecticut is providing its students with therapy dogs to help relieve the stress of final exams.
- State Rainy Day Fund to restore library, senior center cuts Updated: Apr-30-16 12:34 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Budget cuts of about $1 million each to Arkansas libraries and for senior citizen centers will be restored with money from the state's Rainy Day Fund, according to legislative leaders.
- Veteran of presidential museums name to head Lincoln library Updated: Apr-29-16 9:16 pm
SPRINGFIELD, ILL. - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has named the director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum to direct the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
- Ginn family gives Clemson University $1 million Updated: Apr-29-16 7:28 am
CLEMSON, South Carolina - Clemson University is getting a gift of $1 million from a family with three generations of graduates of the school.
- School police defend description of 'Middle Eastern' suspect Updated: Apr-28-16 8:16 am
ORLANDO, Florida - The University of Central Florida's police chief is defending the response to reports of a "Middle Eastern" suspect in the school's library.
- Rockefeller legacy exhibit open at West Virginia University Updated: Apr-28-16 4:14 am
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - The West Virginia and Regional History Center is chronicling the legacy of former Sen. Jay Rockefeller in Wise Library's Rockefeller Gallery at West Virginia University.
- EXCHANGE: Books still bind patrons to libraries Updated: Apr-27-16 6:38 am
KANKAKEE, Illinois - Libraries might have swapped card catalogs for computer kiosks a long time ago and faced the unprecedented explosion of information on the Internet. But the digital age still hasn't changed one truth about them - people visit them to check out books.
- UCF police: No threat in library after report of gun Updated: Apr-26-16 5:48 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - Campus police say they've found no threat at the University of Central Florida library following unconfirmed reports of a man or woman with a gun, but the incident did lead to an unintended gunshot.
- Man arraigned on charges he assaulted police inside library Updated: Apr-26-16 12:50 pm
BOSTON - A Waltham man has been arraigned on charges he assaulted two police officers after refusing to leave the Boston Public Library.
- Police: Man found at library gets ban, trespassing warning Updated: Apr-26-16 2:19 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Police say a man found at a Traverse City library has been given a trespassing warning and is banned from the library for the next six months.
- 2 copies of Lincoln books going to every Illinois library Updated: Apr-25-16 10:38 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Hundreds of libraries across Illinois are due to get two more books about Abraham Lincoln.
- Secretary Kerry to revisit Vietnam War before Obama trip Updated: Apr-24-16 3:14 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Before joining President Barack Obama on his first trip to Vietnam next month, Secretary of State John Kerry will take a day to reflect on his long and complicated history with the Asian country, first as a soldier and later as a war protester and statesman.
- Library to display rare works to mark Shakespeare's death Updated: Apr-23-16 1:19 pm
BOSTON - The Boston Public Library is marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death by showcasing rare editions of his works from the library's expansive collection.
- GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminology Updated: Apr-22-16 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON - Congress may not be able to reform the immigration system, fix the broken tax code or even pass a budget. But it's telling the Library of Congress how to label immigrants living in the country illegally.
- Only known Sendak mural is installed at Philadelphia library Updated: Apr-22-16 2:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The only known mural painted by children's author Maurice Sendak will be on display at a new public library branch in Philadelphia.
- Ball State library floods ahead of final exam week Updated: Apr-21-16 10:52 pm
MUNCIE, Indiana - Thousands of books and some computer equipment from Ball State University's Bracken Library were damaged in a flood Saturday.
- UConn signs space-sharing deal with Hartford Public Library Updated: Apr-21-16 4:39 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The University of Connecticut has signed an agreement to spend $4 million to renovate and lease space inside the Hartford Public Library.
- Morocco: one of the world's oldest libraries is renovated Updated: Apr-19-16 2:29 am
FEZ, Morocco - The settling dust from renovations and the banging of tools aren't ideal sights and sounds for a library - but this is no ordinary library.
- Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google's online library Updated: Apr-18-16 9:55 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court turned away a challenge Monday to Google's online book library from authors who complained that the project makes it harder for them to market their work.
- Bridgeport children practice reading with therapy dogs Updated: Apr-17-16 11:27 am
BRIDGEPORT, West Virginia - One recent Saturday at the Bridgeport Public Library, Jacob Watts read a book about dogs called "See Me Dig" . to a dog.
- Michigan couple faces jail over lost Dr. Seuss library book Updated: Apr-15-16 6:37 pm
TECUMSEH, Michigan - A judge told a Michigan couple they could land in jail for up to 93 days and face a maximum $500 fine for failing to return a novel and a Dr. Seuss book borrowed from the local public library.
- Vonnegut library seeks $775K from fans for move to new space Updated: Apr-15-16 8:05 am
INDIANAPOLIS - A library devoted to the life and literary works of late author Kurt Vonnegut is turning to his fans to raise money for its move to a larger location.
- Tennessee Supreme Court case records available to be ordered Updated: Apr-14-16 3:44 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Records of Tennessee Supreme Court cases that were previously only available by visiting Nashville can now be requested online.