libary vs library : Common Errors in English

About libary vs library

The first R in “library” is often slurred or omitted in speech, and it sometimesdrops out in writing as well; and “librarian” is often turned into “libarian.”

library Meaning(s)

  • (n) a room where books are kept
  • (n) a collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing
  • (n) a depository built to contain books and other materials for reading and study
  • (n) (computing) a collection of standard programs and subroutines that are stored and available for immediate use
  • (n) a building that houses a collection of books and other materials

libary in News

  1. Hudson library highlights Civil War

    Letters from New Hampshire soldiers about life during the Civil War are on display this month in the Rodgers Memorial Libary's Community Room, 194 Derry Road/Route 102
    on June 13, 2013 Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

  2. Foundation donates to library expansion

    From left, DeKalb Public Library Executive Director Dee Coover and library board of trustees president Clark Neher accept a donation from Tim Suter, representing the DeKalb County Community Foundation, for the libary's building expansion fund.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: The MidWeek

  3. Sweepstakes, program encourage reading

    In an effort to help children across the state, including those in Gwinnett the Georgia Public Libary Service and the state's Path2College 529 Plan are again partnering for the summer reaidn program sweepstakes.
    on June 8, 2013 Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

library in News

  1. Gering library director defends policy on Web porn

    Gering library director defends policy on Web porn (AP) — A Gering man whose son saw a man watching online pornography at the city library has complained to library officials, who say their policy doesn't include censoring what others will look at. The association opposes any restrictions on access to library services, materials and facilities, based on the age of library users. The library's ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Library board rehires worker

    Library board rehires worker Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 12:24 pm, Thursday, June 13, 2013 Round Lake   The rumble in Round Lake is over. As its first order of business, a newly appointed seven-member Board of Trustees held an emergency meeting Wednesday night and unanimously ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Albany Times Union

  3. Library director fired without cause

    Library Director Nancy Stanbery-Kellam's employment contract was terminated Wednesday.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

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