• Pittsburgh Jun 22

    Ex-Librarian, Bookseller Get Home Detention in Library Theft

    A former librarian and a bookseller who pleaded guilty in the theft of rare books from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in a years-long scheme have been sentenced to lengthy terms of home detention and probation by an Allegheny County judge who cited the coronavirus in sparing them time behind bars.

  • books Dec 28, 2019

    Boston's Most-Borrowed Library Books of 2019

    The year 2018 was all the rage among patrons of the Boston Public Library in 2019. Eight of the library’s 12 most-borrowed books this year were published in 2018 — none more so than former first lady Michelle Obama’s memoir, “Becoming.” It was checked out more than 9,700 times in 2019 — a rate of about 27 times a day!…

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