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Limited Library services on Thursday, December 14 due to necessary hardware and software updates. Details

The Republic Branch Library is closed for shelving renovations through Monday, Dec. 11. The branch will reopen Tuesday, Dec. 12.
Drive-up service continues during the renovations, Monday-Saturday from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Technology - Consumer Electronics Show 2010

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a non-public trade show held each January in Las Vegas, Nevada, and is sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association. At the show, many previews of products are introduced, and new products are announced. The CES is considered one of the major technology-related trade shows. The 2010 exhibition was held January 7-10 where more than 2,500 technology companies introduced more than 20,000 new products. Cutting-edge technology trends wowed crowds throughout the 2010 International CES show floor including advancements in 3D technology, mobile DTV, tablets, netbooks, eReaders, apps, connected TVs, embedded internet technologies and green technology. 
2010 International CES - The official CES website.
10 cool new toys from CES - CNN's take on CES.
2010 Best of CES Awards - Since 2006, CNET has presented the Best of CES Awards, given to the top product in nine categories as well as one coveted Best in Show award. See the gadgets that topped our list for this year, and find out the People's Voice winner, decided by member votes. 
The new world of wireless : how to compete in the 4G revolution
by Scott Snyder. 
Why next-gen 4G technology will lead to a radical, qualitative shift in how you use wireless.
The geek atlas : 128 places where science & technology come alive
by John Graham-Cumming.
The history of science is all around us, if you know where to look. With this unique traveller's guide, you'll learn about 128 destinations around the world where discoveries in science, mathematics, or technology occurred or are happening now. Travel to Munich to see the world's largest science museum, watch Foucault's pendulum swinging in Paris, ponder a descendant of Newton's apple tree at Trinity College, Cambridge, and more. Each site in "The Geek Atlas" focuses on discoveries or inventions, and includes information about the people and the science behind them. Full of interesting photos and illustrations, the book is organized geographically by country (and within the U.S. by state), complete with latitudes and longitudes for GPS devices.
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