Libraries

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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April 19, 2017 - 6:51 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Public Library is returning to Italy medieval manuscripts and a volume of works, ending in one case a mystery dating back seven decades. The items include a manuscript from 1392, an illuminated leaf from a manuscript dating between 1418 and 1422, and a collection of works...
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April 19, 2017 - 3:43 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Public Library is returning historical artifacts to Italy, some dating back 600 years. The items include a medieval manuscript dating to 1392, an illuminated leaf from a manuscript dating from sometime between 1418 and 1422 and a collection of works by Bernardino Telesio,...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2017 file photo, Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case in Norristown, Pa. Cosby's "Little Bill Books" series is among those making the American Library Association's annual top 10 list of "challenged books." The reason is not the books themselves, but the multiple accusations of sexual assault made against the actor-comedian. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
April 10, 2017 - 9:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A celebrity once beloved among young people now finds himself on a list of books parents and other community members most wish to see removed from libraries: Bill Cosby. Cosby's "Little Bill Books" series is among those making the American Library Association's annual top 10 "...
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April 10, 2017 - 9:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A once-beloved celebrity now finds himself on a list of books parents and other community members most wish to see removed from libraries: Bill Cosby. Cosby's "Little Bill Books" series is among those making the American Library Association's annual top 10 list of "challenged books...
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March 28, 2017 - 4:08 pm
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A patron who stole a book from a Montana library in 1982 has returned it after reading it at least 25 times, having it restored and having the author sign it. The man said having the stolen copy of Richard Matheson's 1975 novel "Bid Time Return" had been bugging him. He...
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March 06, 2017 - 12:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Harvard Law School says the family of the late Justice Antonin Scalia will donate his papers to the school's library. The school announced Monday that the collection would include Scalia's writings from his tenure on the Supreme Court as well as his time as a federal appeals court...
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