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City Shuts Down 9-Year-Old’s ‘Free Little Library’ On Front Lawn For Violating Ordinance

City officials shut down a 9-year-old’s “free little library” a week after he set it up on his front lawn because it violated an ordinance.

06/24/2014

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Cleanup of Missouri’s 600,000 Moldy Books Begins

Mizzou begins their moldy cleanup by renting a former design showroom to store about 600,000 books to be cleaned and restored.

05/07/2014

Iowa Library Finds World War I Posters In Attic

A northwest Iowa library is displaying what staff believe are original World War I-era posters hidden for decades in the building’s attic.

08/11/2013

Convicted Mizzou Library Arsonist to Represent Self

A man convicted of setting a fire that caused $1 million in damage to the University of Missouri’s Ellis Library has been granted permission by a federal judge to represent himself during sentencing and a possible appeal.

08/04/2013

Area leaders promoted the kick-off of "Build St. Louis Week" by showing off progress at the St. Louis Public Library's Central Library's $70 million restoration and renewal. The library will re-open on December 9th. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun/filtered through Instagram)

“Magnificent” Central Library Inches Closer To Re-Opening

Some three million items, from books to computers, are being moved back into the building

09/27/2012

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Top Book Clubs To Join In St. Louis

Can you think of a better way to spend the summer than relaxing with a good book? St. Louis has a multitude of sources for the literature lover who is looking for the right book to read and book club with which to share his or her reading interests. So, join a club and get lost in a good book.

05/28/2012

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Central Library In Downtown St. Louis Opened 100 Years Ago Today

System-wide slate of activities this weekend to mark centennial.

01/06/2012

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Part of Joplin Library Collection Lost in Tornado

Between 1,200 to 1,500 library books were lost.

11/03/2011

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Library Fire Still Causing Problems For MU

Cleanup continues after arson fires at Ellis Library on the University of Missouri campus.

10/13/2011

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Man Sentenced in Library Child Porn Case

The 28-year-old recieves more than seven years for pornography on library computer.

06/13/2011

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