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Berkeley Residents Peeved Over Mysterious Loss Of Thousands Of Public Library Books

Berkeley booklovers, retired librarians, council members and authors expressed discontent today at a news conference in front of the city’s library over the way library officials are weeding books from the library’s collection


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Arsonist Sets Books, Computers On Fire At SF Main Library

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.


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Troubled East Oakland Neighborhood Welcomes Massive New Library

A new library is set to open in Oakland this week in a fragile east Oakland neighborhood, where nearly 40 percent of the residents are functionally illiterate. This new community library at 81st Avenue is described as a beacon of hope in East Oakland.