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Library News Archives - August 2013

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Digital Resources: Great for Entertainment and Education

I’ve never read “The Husband’s Secret,” but I want to now. It’s been one of the most-checked-out audiobooks through the library’s new service, Hoopla, since we rolled it out two weeks ago.    More...
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Hoopla Takes Library Service to the Next Level

What kind of library service would get an adult so excited that she calls it “…the most amazing thing in the history of amazing things!”?

Hoopla, is what.    More...
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Summer Reading Program Helps Kids Develop Love of Reading

The libraries are a little calmer these days, with school starting and the Summer Reading Program having come to a close. That’s the reading initiative the library offers in May to August. It encourages book lovers to keep reading, and gets many non-readers excited about books.  More...
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Research Databases Provide Information and Entertainment for a Great Value

Many of the 2 million visitors to the library branches each year come for the print resources, DVDs and CDs. Some of them also drop by or visit remotely 24/7 for the authoritative electronic resources.  More...
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Mark Your Calendar: Friends of the Library Cookbook Sale Aug. 9-10 at Library Center; Brentwood Block Party Aug. 11 at Brentwood Branch Library

Normally you have to wait until October to scoop up bargain-priced cookbooks at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale. But a donation of more than 2,000 cookbooks gave the Friends a good reason to plan a bonus sale.    More...
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