Andrew Carnegie

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Longtime Library Board member retires

Jud ith  Moore and the Marion Carnegie Library seem almost synonymous to many local patrons.This is because the two have been working toward the same goals for 20 years.Moore recently retired from the Library Board, with a heartfelt letter of appreciation ... [Published Marion Daily Republican - 2 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Our Opinion: Exploring the Carnegie Building’ future

Expansion and growth are not the only measures of progress; another component is stewardship of what is left behind.Cole County commissioners are exploring a larger addition to the courthouse for offices now housed in the Carnegie Building.The discussion ... [Published Jefferson City News Tribune - 21 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Carnegie Science Center names new director for Buhl Planetarium

Brendan Mullan has extensive background in education, planetary studiesThe Carnegie Science Center has announced that Brendan Mullan will be joining the Center’s staff as Director of the Buhl Planetarium and Observatory. Under his capacity Mr. Mullan ... [Published Examiner.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Sethna Honored as Carnegie Great Immigrant

UWG President Emeritus One of 41 HonoreesCARROLLTON, GA – The Carnegie Corporation of New York has recognized Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna, president emeritus at the University of West Georgia, for his contributions to the United States in the annual tribute ... [Published The Times-Herald - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Farmington man receives Carnegie Medal for river rescue

Diane Rogge holds her husband's Carnegie Medal on Saturday at the National Guard Armory in Farmington (Jon Austria/The Daily Times)FARMINGTON — Steve Rogge seems to be in the right place at the right time when it comes to river rescues.The Farmington ... [Published Four Corners Business Journal - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Hillsborough library marks 100th birthday with 'Flat Andy' contest

Flat Andy is named after Andrew Carnegie, who funded more than 1,500 libraries across the country, including the one in West Tampa.TAMPA --The Hillsborough County Public Library has come up with a fun way to get people to check out the library.To celebrate ... [Published Bay News 9 - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Ridge Lines: Library fans flames of learning

The little Carnegie library building I knew as a child is still there, but the library has moved to Washington Street. There are now satellite libraries scattered across the county.Library Director Bill Snyder calls today's library “a modern town square ... [Published BlueRidgeNow.com - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Kokomo woman joins micro-library movement to help her neighborhood

An old John Wayne movie, a Danielle Steele book and a copy of the Bible disappeared from the tiny library in front of Melanie Waggoner’s East Sycamore Street home — replaced by some children’s books from the neighbors and a James Patterson novel.That ... [Published Kokomo Tribune - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Knox Co. fugitive caught in N.C.

CORBIN —By Jeff Noble / Staff WriterA Barbourville man who escaped from the Knox County jail back in May has been arrested in Asheville, North Carolina.Sandy Allen Rice, 32, was arrested Monday on a fugitive warrant by Buncombe County Sheriff’s officers ... [Published Corbin Times Tribune - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

ALA 2014: All Our Coverage

Our complete coverage of 2014 ALA Annual Conference, including a survey of the main events; the speakers; the readings, discussions, and presentations; the panels, and more.For Librarians, It’s Viva Las VegasAnd thermostats aside, it was a hot show for ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Beware the silent partner

The public in Watchung is passionate about their municipal library, and rightly so.The siting of libraries throughout the United States was the ardent pursuit of philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in the late 1800s, who funded 2,509 so-called Carnegie libraries. ... [Published Echoes Sentinel - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

What's Become Of Them: The Carnegie Family

Andrew Carnegie, 1913. (Credit: Apic)Before Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates began pushing the world’s billionaires to give away at least half of their fortunes, one of the wealthiest men of the 19th century penned an essay with the hopes that ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 08 2014]

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Longtime Library Board member retires [Published Marion Daily Republican - 2 hours ago]
Little Free Libraries popping up across Central... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - 5 hours ago]
Bestselling Author Richard Ford to Speak at Mai... [Published Maine.gov - 11 hours ago]
Our Opinion: Exploring the Carnegie Building’ f... [Published Jefferson City News Tribune - 21 hours ago]
About the Society of Illustrators [Published Examiner.com - 22 hours ago]
Carnegie Science Center names new director for ... [Published Examiner.com - 23 hours ago]
Sethna Honored as Carnegie Great Immigrant [Published The Times-Herald - Jul 13 2014]
The gift of little free libraries [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Jul 13 2014]
Farmington man receives Carnegie Medal for rive... [Published Four Corners Business Journal - Jul 13 2014]
Hillsborough library marks 100th birthday with ... [Published Bay News 9 - Jul 12 2014]
Ridge Lines: Library fans flames of learning [Published BlueRidgeNow.com - Jul 12 2014]
Funds from William S. Dietrich II’s Historic Gi... [Published Noodls - Jul 11 2014]
Kokomo woman joins micro-library movement to he... [Published Kokomo Tribune - Jul 11 2014]
Knox Co. fugitive caught in N.C. [Published Corbin Times Tribune - Jul 11 2014]
ALA 2014: All Our Coverage [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jul 10 2014]
What Do Kansas and Nebraska Have Against Small ... [Published TIME.com - Jul 10 2014]
'The meddling class' finds its righteous voice ... [Published MinnPost - Jul 10 2014]
Beware the silent partner [Published Echoes Sentinel - Jul 10 2014]
'Little Free Library' emerges in Eastridge neig... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 09 2014]
Scaife's place in history is assured — like it ... [Published Pittsburgh City Paper - Jul 09 2014]
Four Indian Americans Honored on Fourth of July [Published India-West - Jul 09 2014]
Ronald R. Gile [Published Register Pajaronian - Jul 08 2014]
Calling all Mibsters! – “The History and Collec... [Published Enfield Patch - Jul 08 2014]
What's Become Of Them: The Carnegie Family [Published Forbes.com - Jul 08 2014]
175 Years Later, The Mellons Have Never Been Ri... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 08 2014]
Walter Energy: The Analysis And Probability Of ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 08 2014]
Independence, Immigration, and Citizenship [Published Brookings Institution - Jul 07 2014]
Little Library Causes Big Zoning Controversy [Published WNYC - Jul 07 2014]
Stock Upgrades: King Digital Entertainment Can ... [Published Minyanville - Jul 07 2014]
This Secret To Wealth Is Something Anyone Can Do [Published Business Insider - Jul 07 2014]
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What Do Kansas and Nebraska Have Against Small ... [Published TIME.com - Jul 10 2014]
The tiny library started out innocently enough. Built outside a church in Lincoln, Neb., it was one of about 25 free, barely-bigger-than-a-birdhouse-size book dispensaries that have sprung up in this Great Plains city. But that was before public officials ...
Survival Of The Nicest? A New Theory Of Our Ori... [Published Green (Living) Review - Jun 29 2014]
A century ago, industrialists like Andrew Carnegie believed that Darwin’s theories justified an economy of vicious competition and inequality. They left us with an ideological legacy that says the corporate economy, in which wealth concentrates in ...
"The Goldfinch," "The Bully Pulpit" win 2014 An... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jun 29 2014]
LAS VEGAS, June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, funded through a grant from Carnegie Corporation ...
The Permanent Premises of the International Cri... [Published PhD studies in human rights - Jun 25 2014]
/style>Yesterday I walked by the construction site of the Permanent Premises of the International Criminal Court and took a photo. I wish I could say that I was impressed with the elegance and dignity of the building. If it were built in London, ...
The world’s richest people are sitting on gigan... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jun 11 2014]
Canny caution or bumbling oversight, the world’s richest people have retained huge stockpiles of zero-yielding cash throughout the recent surge in financial asset prices. Their persistence may have, counter-intuitively, prolonged the buoyancy of those ...
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American Library Association announces 2014 you... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 27 2014]
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