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How We Use the Library – July 20, 2009

photo credit: calebdzahnd Advocating for public libraries is an important part of what we do at In these difficult times, libraries have to spend their valuable resources demonstrating the value they bring to their communities.  We want to help you get the word out.  We have been recapping the ways that employees and […]

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New Learning Suite Launched

Every time we launch a new product or make a change, we get a little excited. But today is a big one! For almost a decade, we’ve been offering one-to-one online tutoring and homework help, but today, we’re announcing the launch of something that will reach even more people in your community to get them […]

Continue Reading Book Club: The Thirteenth Tale

I get giddy when book club day rolls around at I can’t wait to dissect the characters, debate the cause and effect of the book’s events, and best of all, hear how my fellow book clubbers would make the book better. (Yes, we’re quite a group of voracious, opinionated readers.) But, this month I […]

Continue Reading Book Club

My first introduction to book clubs was in sixth grade. A group of us were selected for the Junior Great Books program. Every Tuesday we sat in chairs in the hallway and discussed a story. Through the program I was introduced to Ray Bradbury and “All Summer in a Day”, Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” and many other short stories. We sat in our circle and simply talked.

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