Libraries

An injured woman is carried to an ambulance in Clovis, N.M., Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, as authorities respond to reports of a shooting inside a public library. A city official says police have taken a person into custody who they believe is responsible for a shooting at the library. (Tony Bullocks/The Eastern New Mexico News via AP)
August 29, 2017 - 9:39 am
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A shooting inside a public library that killed two people and wounded four has deeply shaken an eastern New Mexico community. The gunman surrendered after the shooting Monday and was taken into custody without incident after police entered the Clovis-Carver Public Library,...
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An injured woman is carried to an ambulance in Clovis, N.M., Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, as authorities respond to reports of a shooting inside a public library. A city official says police have taken a person into custody who they believe is responsible for a shooting at the library. (Tony Bullocks/The Eastern New Mexico News via AP)
August 29, 2017 - 12:12 am
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A shooting inside a public library that killed two people and wounded four has deeply shaken an eastern New Mexico community. The gunman surrendered after the shooting Monday and was taken into custody without incident after police entered the downtown building, authorities and...
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An injured woman is carried to an ambulance in Clovis, N.M., Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, as authorities respond to reports of a shooting inside a public library. A city official says police have taken a person into custody who they believe is responsible for a shooting at the library. (Tony Bullocks/The Eastern New Mexico News via AP)
August 29, 2017 - 12:07 am
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A shooting inside a public library that killed two people and wounded four has deeply shaken an eastern New Mexico community. Authorities and elected officials with the city of Clovis said during a news conference that the gunman surrendered after the shooting Monday and was...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2010 file photo, former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky recites one of his poems on stage at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, N.J. Dozens of prominent poets will be at the Boston Public Library on Thursday evening, July 27, 2017, to read aloud from the city's first anthology of poetry ,“City of Notions." Pinsky, who teaches English and creative writing at Boston University, is among nearly 60 contributors to the anthology. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
July 27, 2017 - 12:39 am
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's about to bust a rhyme. Dozens of prominent poets, including a former U.S. poet laureate, will commandeer the courtyard of the Boston Public Library on Thursday to read aloud from the city's first anthology of poetry. Organizers have dubbed the collection "City of Notions," a...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2010 file photo, former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky recites one of his poems on stage at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, N.J. Dozens of prominent poets will be at the Boston Public Library on Thursday evening, July 27, 2017, to read aloud from the city's first anthology of poetry ,“City of Notions." Pinsky, who teaches English and creative writing at Boston University, is among nearly 60 contributors to the anthology. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
July 27, 2017 - 12:38 am
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's about to bust a rhyme. Dozens of prominent poets, including a former U.S. poet laureate, will commandeer the courtyard of the Boston Public Library on Thursday to read aloud from the city's first anthology of poetry. Organizers have dubbed the collection "City of Notions," a...
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July 20, 2017 - 10:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — At age 35, the Library of America is in transition. Longtime president Cheryl Hurley and longtime editor-in-chief Geoffrey O'Brien are retiring at the end of the year, the publisher told The Associated Press on Thursday. Hurley will be succeeded by Library of America publisher Max...
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May 22, 2017 - 1:35 pm
ELON, N.C. (AP) — A Connecticut family is giving a university in North Carolina $5 million to expand its library. Elon University said in a news release that Robert and Dilek Koenigsberger of Greenwich, Connecticut, are giving the school the money. Their daughter Amber received her bachelor's...
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Former President Barack Obama speaks after being presented with the 2017 Profile in Courage award during ceremonies at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
May 07, 2017 - 10:50 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on former President Barack Obama receiving the Profile in Courage Award at the John F. Kennedy presidential library (all times local): 10 p.m. Former President Barack Obama is calling on members of Congress to show courage in the debate over the future of health care in...
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FILE - In a Aug. 26, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during the American Legion national convention in Charlotte, N.C. Former President Barack Obama met Sunday, April 23, 2017, with at-risk young men and boys in his hometown of Chicago before his first major post-presidency speech. Obama will speak Monday in Chicago to young community leaders and organizers at the University of Chicago, where his presidential library is planned. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
April 23, 2017 - 7:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama met Sunday with at-risk young men and boys in his hometown of Chicago before his first major post-presidency speech. The former president spent time at a roundtable with youth from the organization Chicago Create Real Economic Destiny located in the...
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April 23, 2017 - 6:55 pm
Former President Barack Obama has met with at-risk youth in his hometown of Chicago before his first major post-presidency speech. The former president spent time Sunday at a roundtable with youth from the organization Chicago Create Real Economic Destiny located in the Roseland/Pullman...
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