1. Trump Vows to 'Get Rid of the Library of Congress' : snopes.com ••••
A fake news article reported that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump had promised to shut down the Library of Congress as a cost-saving measure.
  ...out this article Trump Vows to 'Get Rid of the Library of Congress'. http://www.snopes.com/trump-library-of-congress/ Sent via snopes.com Send...
  ...Trump Vows to 'Get Rid of the Library of Congress' Library of Con-Gress A fake news article reported that Republican presidential candidate Donald...
  ...presidential candidate Donald Trump had promised to shut down the Library of Congress as a cost-saving measure. Dan Evon Updated: Jun 28, 2016 Share...
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:40:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/trump-library-of-congress/

2. 'Happy Days' Promoted 500% Increase in Library Card Applications? : snopes.com ••••
Did a 1977 'Happy Days' episode promote a 500% increase in library card applications?
  ...Did a 1977 'Happy Days' episode promote a 500% increase in library card applications? David Mikkelson From the Archive Share -...
  ...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...
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:27:02 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/librarycards.asp

3. Library of Congress 78 RPM Archive : snopes.com ••••
Is the Library of Congress transferring its entire audio collection to 78 RPM platters?
  ...Is the Library of Congress transferring its entire audio collection to 78 RPM platters? David Mikkelson Jan 13, 2010 Share -...
  ...Claim: The Library of Congress is transferring its entire audio collection to 78 RPM platters. Example: [Collected via e-mail, March 2009]...
  ...Another interesting bit about how things last — the Library of Congress completed a study on the best medium for near-permanent archiving of their...
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:21:23 GMT http://www.snopes.com/music/media/loc78rpm.asp

4. FSU Student Saved by a Book : snopes.com •••
FSU student Jason Derfuss survived a campus shooting after a bullet intended for him lodged in a book he was carrying in his backpack.
  ...me, but he hit my books. Books one minute earlier I had checked out of the library, books that should not have stopped the bullet. But they did. I...
  ...gunman" who opened fire at FSU as Derfuss was leaving the school's Strozier Library, but the bullet that came his way passed through his backpack and...
  ...ran to my car before driving off. There were a ton of people stuck in the library when this happened. I went home so I [didn't] have any other details....
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:35:10 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/guns/jasonderfuss.asp

5. John Kerry Insults Ronald Reagan's Memory : snopes.com •••
John Kerry did not make disparaging remarks after viewing Ronald Reagan's casket as the former president's body lay in repose at his presidential library.
  ...casket as the former president's body lay in repose at his presidential library. David Mikkelson Updated: Aug 06, 2016 Share -...
  ...casket as the former president's body lay in repose at his presidential library. false Example: [Collected via e-mail, July 2004] PIOUS KERRY! I...
  ...Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, to pay his respects as President Reagan's body lay in repose at the presidential library, and the...
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:47:42 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/kerry/reagan.asp

6. Apple Music is Deleting Files from Personal Computers : snopes.com •••
A blog post entitled "Apple Stole My Music. No, Seriously" led many to believe that Apple was purposefully deleting files from personal computers.
  ...Does Apple music delete files from personal music libraries? Origin:On 4 May 2016, an article published on the Vellum Atlanta blog reported that Apple...
  ...why I would download an album I already own, and album that is in my iTunes Library, only to delete it. I can’t think of a good reason for that. Here’s...
  ...When Apple Music adds these matched songs to your iCloud Music Library, Apple Music doesn’t change or alter your original music files that reside in...
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:17:27 GMT http://www.snopes.com/apple-music-deleting-files/

7. The Swim Test : snopes.com •••
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, 30 Sep 2016 11:14:36 GMT http://www.snopes.com/college/admin/swimtest.asp

8. Stella Awards : snopes.com •••
A bouquet of outrageous lawsuits demonstrates the need for tort reform?
  ...Library for $1.5 million. His dog, a 50-pound Labrador mix, was attacked November 2000 by the library's 12-pound feline mascot, L.C., (also known as...
  ...from City; Says Library Cat Attacked His Dog." The San Diego Union-Tribune. 5 May 2001 (p. B2). Littlefield, Dana. "Suit Over Library Cat's Attack...
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:23:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/legal/lawsuits.asp

9. Laus Deo and Washington Monument : snopes.com •••
Item cites religious references related to George Washington and the Washington Monument.
  ...from the Archives. Another suggestion involved creating a colonial style library as a source of education and inspiration. However, the commission along...
  ...Catalogue of the Library of Congress, printed 1839; Catalogue from 1840 to 1847, both inclusive; by Joint Committee on the Library of Congress. Memoir...
  ...Report of the Joint Committee on the Library, May 4, 1848, and an engraving; by M. Vettemare. Morse's North American Atlas. African Repository and...
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:37:48 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/religion/monument.asp

10. Unburned Pentagon Bible : snopes.com •••
Was an unburned Bible was found amidst the wreckage of the Pentagon?
  ...Beyond it was nothing. They were interested, zoomed in very close. It was a library style dictionary, not a bible. It did not appear damaged. I've an...
  ...Apparently it was in a research area or small library — as you may recall they had just finished the new library but had only moved furniture into it. A...
  ...week or two later and the dictionary most likely would have been in the new library, not where it was. Additionally, an acquaintance of ours who works in...
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:47:53 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/bible.asp



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