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ALA, library community work to support Hurricane Florence recovery efforts
ALA, library community work to support Hurricane Florence recovery efforts
The American Library Association (ALA) and its chapters in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia are working to assist libraries affected by Hurricane Florence. Support efforts will involve most Atlantic Seaboard libraries in serving as a lifeli...
New York library lends out ties, briefcases, handbags for job interviews
New York library lends out ties, briefcases, handbags for job interviews
Most libraries around the country provide much more than books — they have computers, printers and some even have telescopes and microscopes for patrons to check out. Several lend American Girl dolls so kids can check out the highly coveted and pricey ...
Former downtown library directors clash on Mexican American Cultural Center
Former downtown library directors clash on Mexican American Cultural Center
The outrage continues over the Mexican American Cultural Center's placement. Current plans have the center taking over 40 percent of the downtown Main Public Library. Much of what is on that floor was brought to life after a Quality of Life Bond was vo...
Reclaiming reference
Reclaiming reference
Sari Feldman writes: I grew up without a local public library. The Ramapo Catskill Library System in New York provided bookmobile service to my small town, so I at least had access to recreational reading, but it was limited. When my sister, Myrna, lea...