1. '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?
  ...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...
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 12:26:45 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/librarycards.asp

2. Sinking Library : snopes.com ••••
A college library is sinking because the architect failed to take the weight of the books into account.
  ...Claim: A famed college library is sinking into the ground because its architect failed to take the weight of the books into account. Example:...
  ...different people claiming that their alma mater (or someone else's) built a library but did not factor in the weight of books. After the building was...
  ...Origins: A widespread belief at any number of colleges is that the school's library is slowly sinking into the ground because the architect failed to...
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 12:16:06 GMT http://www.snopes.com/college/halls/sinking.asp

3. Kansas City Library : snopes.com ••••
Photograph shows a library facade lined with giant-sized representations of books?
  ...Claim: Photograph shows a library facade lined with giant-sized representations of books. Example: [Collected via e-mail, December 2009]...
  ...of the Kansas City Library in Kansas City Mo. Kansas City has 30 branch libraries under the umbrella of the Mid-Continent Public Library network....
  ...Library network. Unfortunately, their website does not depict any of the libraries. I want to know if this photograph is legit. Origins: Our first...
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 12:17:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/architecture/kclibrary.asp

4. Library of Congress 78 RPM Archive : snopes.com ••••
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 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...
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 12:43:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/music/media/loc78rpm.asp

5. Book Bind : snopes.com
Is the New Orleans Public Library seeking book donations?
  ...http://www.snopes.com/katrina/charity/library.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks News Hot 25 Newsletter Archive...
  ...Public Library is soliciting book donations. Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2006] Seeking Book Donations The New Orleans Public Library...
  ...The New Orleans Public Library is asking for any and all hardcover and paperback books for people of all ages in an effort to restock the shelves after...
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 12:48:55 GMT http://www.snopes.com/katrina/charity/library.asp

6. Books Banned by Sarah Palin : snopes.com •••
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...
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 12:24:03 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/palin/bannedbooks.asp

7. Backwards Buildings : snopes.com •••
Was an odd-looking campus building built backwards by mistake?
  ...handles the main access on the opposite side. Sometimes (e.g. Douglas Library at Queen's University in Canada) while the fancier entranceway now opens...
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 13:03:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/college/halls/backward.asp

8. Sambo Beat the Bitch : snopes.com •••
Sarah Palin exclaimed, 'So Sambo beat the bitch'?
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 12:53:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/palin/sambo.asp

9. Quotes from Sarah Palin : snopes.com •••
E-mail reproduces quotes from Sarah Palin news interviews?
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 12:54:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/palin/newsquotes.asp

10. Valentin Mikhaylin Appeal : snopes.com •••
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...
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 13:00:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/fraud/distress/valentin.asp



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