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Beyond books: what it takes to be a 21st century librarian

From connecting with people to keeping up with the latest technologies, there is a whole lot more to the job than stamping due dates Read the entire Guardian article here

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FEMA provision includes libraries as temporary relocation facilities

For Immediate Release January 10, 2011 Washington, D.C. – The American Library Association (ALA) says efforts by Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) have resulted in a change to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) policy that will designate libraries as temporary relocation facilities during major disasters and emergencies under the FEMA Public Assistance Program. Section 403 of …

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Kansas Reads… What Kansas Means to Me

The Kansas Center for the Book is sponsoring a special “Kansas Reads…” for the 150th anniversary of the founding of the state. What Kansas Means to Me is a compilation of essays and poems by Kansans and about Kansas edited by Tom Averill. Programming suggestions, bookmarks, posters and more can be found at the Kansas …

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Dianne de Las Casas

The presenter for Summer Reading Workshop 2011 is Dianne de Las Casas.  She brings a wealth of knowledge and excitement to her presentations.  Dianne was born in the Philippines, and as a child lived in the Philippines, Hawaii, and Spain.  She resides in New Orleans, Louisiana.  She is an award-winning author and master storyteller who …

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