FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, former Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, take his seat at a ceremony for the swearing ceremony of the new Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress in Washington. Billington, who led the world’s largest library for nearly three decades and brought it into the digital age, has died. He was 89. The library released a statement about Billington on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2018, but did not say when he had died or provide the cause of death. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
November 21, 2018 - 2:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Librarian of Congress James Billington, who led the world's largest library for nearly three decades and brought it into the digital age, has died. He was 89. Carla Hayden, the current librarian of Congress, praised Billington's "vigor for philanthropy and tireless efforts...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012 file photo, Todd Bol poses with a Little Free Library lending boxes in Hudson, Wis. Bol, who founded Little Free Library, the boxes of books for sharing that popped up across the U.S. and spread to more than 80 countries, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in a Minnesota hospice of complications from pancreatic cancer, according to Little Free Library spokeswoman Margret Aldrich. He was 62. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
October 18, 2018 - 5:01 pm
HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin man who founded the Little Free Library, a nonprofit that began with a dollhouse-like box of free books in his front yard and ballooned into an international book-sharing and literacy project, has died. Todd Bol died Thursday in a Minnesota hospice of complications...
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August 13, 2018 - 11:16 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum in Ohio has launched an online fundraiser to buy a life insurance policy application filed by the former president more than five years before his assassination. The Repository in Canton reports the museum is seeking $4,750...
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