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2006 Session - January through May

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to AGING, June through December, 2006.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue

ARTICLES ON LIBRARIES, January through May, 2006

Deb Gruver
Library fines could hit your credit report overdue crackdown
Wichita Eagle, 1/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Laura Bauer
'Library ladies' inspire incarcerated youths
Kansas City Star, 1/7/2006

Jane Spencer
Unpaid municipal fines and fees can sully credit
Wichita Eagle, 1/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Taylor Atkins
Library wants people turning pages
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2006

Christina M. Woods
Finding the right 'hook' survey finds library patrons would like bookstore-style amenities
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Belt
Library, Dole Institute collecting WWII memories
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2006

Chad Lawhorn
Carnegie library may undergo a modern-day makeover
Lawrence Journal World, 2/8/2006

Chris Moon
Lawmaker wants libraries to filter porn from kids
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2006

Associated Press
Senate bill restricts minors at libraries
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Bill to restrict minors' library access advances
Lawrence Journal World, 2/9/2006

John Hanna
Bill to restrict minors' access to porn at libraries, advances
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2006

Tim Vandenack
Dodge library can no longer afford outreach program
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Bill to restrict minors' access to smut at libraries advances
Hays Daily News, 2/9/2006

Bill addresses library smut
Iola Register, 2/9/2006

Tom Bell
Thanks, but we can handle this [editorial]
Salina Journal, 2/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Let libraries handle smut policy
Wichita Eagle, 2/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Bill Blankenship
Hurston biographers to speak at Big Read
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2006

Chad Lawhorn
City library construction could cost $30M or more
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2006

Associated Press
Libraries take a page from bookstores
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Drink up
Salina Journal, 3/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

J-W Editorials
Out of character [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2006

James Hart
Area libraries look at RFID Technology with books you may get chips
Kansas City Star, 3/20/2006

Mike Belt
Ideas sought for redeveloping library
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2006

George Diepenbrock
Library plans day of Dickinson prose
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2006

Jan Biles
'You'll find something here that speaks to you'
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2006

Chad Lawhorn
Commission weighing plans for library expansion
Lawrence Journal World, 4/22/2006

Clara Kilbourn
State library starts new online service
Hutchinson News, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Joel Mathis
Don't shelve current site yet, library director says
Lawrence Journal World, 5/10/2006

Roy Wenzl and Brent D. Wistrom
Pruning its branches to grow, library board looks at closings
Wichita Eagle, 5/11/2006

Randy Scholfield
Book it
Wichita Eagle, 5/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Joel Mathis
Library proposals to face scrutiny from committee
Lawrence Journal World, 5/15/2006

Mike Belt
Patrons check out new library services
Lawrence Journal World, 5/15/2006

Chad Lawhorn
Developer willing to tweak proposal
Lawrence Journal World, 5/16/2006

Chad Lawhorn
Library rebuilding little cheaper than other proposals
Lawrence Journal World, 5/16/2006

Brent D. Wistrom
Left out by the library
Wichita Eagle, 5/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 5/18/2006

Johnson County library system making it even better
Kansas City Star, 5/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Wendy Shoemaker
Library support [letter to the editor]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/19/2006

Randy Scholfield
Wichita Eagle, 5/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Brent D. Wistrom
Library to raise fines for some lost books
Wichita Eagle, 5/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amanda O'Toole
Library vision: Come for books, stay for coffee
Wichita Eagle, 5/30/2006 [Newsbank article]



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300 SW 10th, Capitol Building, Room 169-W
Topeka, KS 66612

Kim Harp
Legislative Reference Librarian

Cindy Roupe
Director of Public Services

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