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Should Public Libraries Be Designated Gun-Free Zones?

After man openly carrying a gun in a Kalamazoo library caused a stir, the issue of guns on public property has once again been raised in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2014

Appeals Court: Michigan Libraries Can’t Ban Guns

The Michigan Court of Appeals says public libraries in the state can’t bar gun-toting patrons.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2012


Outdoor Libraries Set Up After Branch Closings

Students from a Detroit school and the University of Michigan are setting up six outdoor libraries in the city following recent library branch closings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2012

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Recognizing American Library Week

The first free lending libraries date back to the 1600s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012


Gale Aims To Transform Online Library Experience With ‘Gateways’

Gale, the publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, announced Gale Gateways, an innovative program for public libraries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2012

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Best Libraries In Detroit

If you find yourself searching for knowledge in the city of Detroit, you will not have to look very far. The city is home to several libraries that are open to the public.

CBS Detroit–01/04/2012

Detroit Libraries May Be Latest Budget Victim

The Detroit Public School system has issued pink slips to virtually all of its teachers, although it’s unclear how many will be laid off because of money problems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2011

Guns Are Allowed In Libraries

There is a loop-hole in the Michigan concealed weapons law that makes it perfectly legal for a person to carry a weapon in a library.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2011


Cutbacks Possible At Detroit Public Libraries

The Detroit Public Library’s 23 branches are about to get a lot smaller.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2011