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Library of Congress Tries to Retire “illegal alien”
posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
There’s a little-known war going on and its prime combatant is the venerable Library of Congress.  It was not a war by design or intent but it became one when the LOC decided to investigate removing the term “illegal aliens” from its subject headings as it has removed other outdated, useless and offensive terms in […]

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Niagara Falls Public Library Thanks Senator Robert Ortt For Some Additional Funding
posted Thursday, June 16, 2016
Congratulations go out to Jennifer Potter, Director of Niagara Falls Public Library, for being our most recent example of what honest, focused library advocacy can accomplish.  Jennifer has received word from New York State Senator Robert Ortt’s office that he has obtained $20,000 for the library’s Local History Department.  This aid resulted from Jennifer’s letters […]

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