libraries http://kuow.org en Old Favorites On The Library Shelf http://kuow.org/post/old-favorites-library-shelf <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Steve </span>Scher and librarian Nancy Pearl<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> look through the bin of Newberry Award winners at </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle Public Library's </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Northeast Branch. They also wander over to the children’s literature shelves where Pearl encounters some old friends.</span> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 22:47:09 +0000 Steve Scher 29478 at http://kuow.org Old Favorites On The Library Shelf Why Seattle Public Library Surrendered Its Gun Ban http://kuow.org/post/why-seattle-public-library-surrendered-its-gun-ban <p>When Seattle Public Library lifted its ban on guns in early November, officials there said they had done so because patrons had complained. &nbsp;</p><p>Internal library emails reveal that there was just one patron complaint in several years – a man with a Yahoo email account who didn’t identify himself as either a patron or Seattle resident. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 18:02:12 +0000 Isolde Raftery 26605 at http://kuow.org Why Seattle Public Library Surrendered Its Gun Ban Seattle 2013: A Year In Protest http://kuow.org/post/seattle-2013-year-protest <p>As we looked back on the last year, debating which stories to highlight here, we noticed a trend that surprised us: 2013 was a year of activism and protest in the Seattle area. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Bond Huberman 26168 at http://kuow.org Seattle 2013: A Year In Protest Are Traditional Libraries In Jeopardy? http://kuow.org/post/are-traditional-libraries-jeopardy <p>Thousands of librarians are gathering in Seattle for the annual ALA Midwinter Meeting, and they've got a lot to talk about. Ross Reynolds spoke with ALA President Maureen Sullivan about the future of libraries and how they survive in a digital age. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 19:02:19 +0000 Amber Cortes 7265 at http://kuow.org Are Traditional Libraries In Jeopardy?