1. snopes.com: 'Happy Days' Promoted 500% Increase in Library Card Applications? ••••
Did a 1977 'Happy Days' episode promote a 500% increase in library card applications?
  ...episode of Happy Days aired, the American Library Association reported a nationwide 500% increase in library card applications from children....
  ...Happy Days: "Richie goes to a local college and Fonzie takes him to the library to meet some girls." For a sitcom in the 70s, this is standard stuff, but...
  ...from standard. Millions of kids watching the show see the Fonz take out a library card — his first, mind you, which is a big deal by Happy Days...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:34:47 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/librarycards.asp

2. snopes.com: Library of Congress 78 RPM Archive ••••
Is the Library of Congress transferring its entire audio collection to 78 RPM platters?
  ...Claim: The Library of Congress is transferring its entire audio collection to 78 RPM platters. Example: [Collected via e-mail, March 2009] Another...
  ...Another interesting bit about how things last — the Library of Congress completed a study on the best medium for near-permanent archiving of their...
  ...conceit represented in the example quoted above, which maintains that the Library of Congress resolved the thorny issue of which medium to use for...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:24:51 GMT http://www.snopes.com/music/media/loc78rpm.asp

3. snopes.com: Books Banned by Sarah Palin •••
List catalogs books banned from the Wasilla, Alaska, public library by Mayor Sarah Palin?
  ...Claim: List catalogs books banned from the Wasilla, Alaska, public library by Mayor Sarah Palin. Example: [Collected via e-mail, September 2008]...
  ...This information is taken from the official minutes of the Wasilla Library Board. When the librarian refused to ban the books, Palin tried to get her...
  ...Alaska, she had wanted to remove certain books from the city's public library, or had tried to have some books censored, or had banned a lengthy list of...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:42:37 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/palin/bannedbooks.asp

4. snopes.com: Valentin Mikhaylin Appeal •••
Does a student in Russia named Valentin Mikhaylin need your financial assistance?
  ...I send you this message from a library of our small city and I hope very much that this message has reached your address. My name is Valentin, I'm a...
  ...for any inconvience caused by this message. I sent you this message from a library of our small city and I pray for your help. My name is Valentin. I'm...
  ...Thanks to the internet access at our library I was able to find several e-mail addresses and I decided to appeal to you with a prayer in my heart for a...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:08:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/fraud/distress/valentin.asp

5. snopes.com: Boston Marathon Bombing Rumors •••
Rumors and conspiracy theories associated with the Boston Marathon bombing.
  ...officials had stated "There will be a controlled explosion opposite the library within one minute as part of bomb squad activities": This tweet was...
  ...Library, which is on the stretch of Boylston Street where the initial explosions occurred. A fire coincidentally broke out at the JFK Presidential...
  ...A fire and possible explosion Monday afternoon at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum prompted a full-scale investigation by local, state, and...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:03:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/conspiracy/boston.asp

6. snopes.com: Thomas Jefferson & the Barbary Wars •••
Thomas Jefferson sent the U.S. Navy to subdue Barbary pirates in the Mediterranean.
  ...it from the Rare Book Section of the Library of Congress. It was one of the 6,500 Jefferson books archived in the library. Ellison, who was born in...
  ...the Library of Congress to borrow it for his ceremonial oath. Although the Library of Congress is right across the street from the Capitol, library...
  ...collection that Jefferson sold for $24,000 to replace the congressional library that had been burned by British troops the year before, in the War of...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:25:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/war/jefferson.asp

7. snopes.com: Alaska Women Reject Palin Rally •••
Photographs show women at an anti-Palin rally held in Anchorage.
  ...Palin rally was to be held outside on the lawn in front of the Loussac Library in midtown Anchorage. Home made signs were encouraged, and the idea was to...
  ...library or I would have ended up in somebody's trunk. When I got there, about 20 minutes early, the line of sign wavers stretched the full length of the...
  ...I could hardly find a place to park. I nabbed one of the last spots in the library lot, and as I got out of the car and started walking, people seemed to...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:29:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/palin/rally.asp

8. snopes.com: The Swim Test •••
Did a university implement swim tests at the behest of a benefactor whose child had drowned?
  ...the money is said to have been used to fund something else (such as a library) or not to have been donated for any specific project. Origins: Many...
  ...sum of money for establishment of a library. The Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library, Harvard's flagship library, opened in 1915 and was named in...
  ...wasn't instituted until the 1920s, several years after the Widener library was completed. As well, the putative reason for the unusual requirement is...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:38:03 GMT http://www.snopes.com/college/admin/swimtest.asp

9. snopes.com: Sambo Beat the Bitch •••
Sarah Palin exclaimed, 'So Sambo beat the bitch'?
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:05:40 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/palin/sambo.asp

10. snopes.com: Quotes from Sarah Palin •••
E-mail reproduces quotes from Sarah Palin news interviews?
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:06:00 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/palin/newsquotes.asp



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