More than six decades since the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls—and thousands of years after they were written—Israel on Tuesday put 5,000 images of the ancient biblical artifacts online in a partnership with Google.
In response to complaints about San Francisco Public Library visitors openly viewing explicit content, including pornography, the main branch has installed plastic screens to block monitors from people nearby.
Friday the 13th was a business closure day in Oakland – agreed upon by city employees to help balance the city’s budget.
A free educational platform that uses social gaming to teach job seekers the basics of how to use the Internet to land employment will soon be available at libraries in San Francisco and Santa Clara County.
A Creole cookbook was returned to the San Francisco Public Library on Friday, more than 37 years overdue.
Books, computers and other property were lit on fire in the San Francisco Public Library’s main branch on Sunday, a police spokesman said Monday.
A $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest or conviction of vandals who damaged a brand new school building in Richmond’s Iron Triangle on Sunday.
A fight over whose turn it was to read a newspaper at San Francisco’s Portola Branch Library led to a man getting stabbed in the face with a pen on Saturday afternoon, police said.
A teenage boy was robbed in the bathroom of San Francisco’s Glen Park library on Wednesday evening, police said.
An idea to help out cash-strapped libraries in San Jose is being met with both praise and criticism after a city councilman suggested the libraries replace retiring city workers with volunteers.