The library sees 115,000 items checked out, and 217,000 online users last year

Erin Busbia In an increasingly technology-centric world, the importance of physical books and libraries is being called into question. However, Erin Busbia, director of the Columbus-Lounds Library System, speaking at the Columbus Exchange Club Thursday in Lion Hills, said the library is adapting to the times. The system has seen more than 73,000 people check … Read more

A bill that increases parental oversight of school library materials clears the House but faces a difficult Senate

Legislation giving parents more control over checkout procedures for books and materials in Virginia public school libraries passed the Republican-controlled House of Representatives on Thursday. But Sen. Ghazaleh Hashemi, D-Richmond, who chairs the Senate Public Education Subcommittee, said Such a proposal He is unlikely to pass the Democratic-controlled Senate. The Senate Education and Health Committee … Read more

Book signs want to censor Lee’s Summit High School library

Opinion and comment Editorials and other opinion content provide perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Conservative activists across the country are downloading the same list of so-called “objectionable” books from the Internet. Ted Chaffery Associated Press file photo Conservative culture warriors announced a new … Read more

UCLA researchers propose PhyCV: a physics-inspired computer-vision Python library

Artificial intelligence is making noteworthy strides in the field of computer vision. One major area of ​​development is deep learning, in which neural networks are trained on huge data sets of images to recognize and classify objects, scenes, and events. This has resulted in significant improvements in image recognition and object detection. Combining computer vision … Read more

Octavia Library Founder ‘Satisfied’ With Audience’s Response – Pasadena Star News

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably fantasized about owning a bookstore. However, Nikki Haye is living the dream. The former director of client communications at Trader Joe’s is preparing to open her own Pasadena bookstore, Octavia’s Bookshelf, next month. Related: Sign up for our free newsletter about books, authors, reading, and more Alongside her GoFundMe … Read more