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    Outreach Programming: Serving Hidden Patrons

    Perry Memorial Library in Henderson, NC is a rural library serving Vance County where approximately two-thirds of the county's population is either under the age of 18 or over the age of 60. Yet mobility issues and lack of transportation meant these ...

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    CFPB 2020 Financial Education Program Survey of Libraries

    To help libraries better serve patrons, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is interested in learning about libraries’ financial education resources. Therefore, we invite you to participate in CFPB’s 2020 Financial Education Program Su...

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    Social Library, Volume 149

    Up next in our Social Library series we're highlighting five libraries for their Facebook posts which feature creative library programming, volunteer recognition and a very special 3D Baby Yoda. If you'd like to see your library featured in an upcomi...

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    Minnesota State Law Library partners with Saint Paul Public Library to Promote Access to Justice

    Law libraries can provide people with information, forms, and legal aid references to help them with their legal questions. Too often, however, people either don’t know that law libraries exist or may be intimidated to visit them, a...

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    Books, Programming, Resources: Helping Patrons Through the Opioid Crisis

    The opioid crisis which has crashed through American communities has brought patrons to public libraries seeking information about opioids and addiction. This collection of resources can help you connect patrons to the information that they need to s...

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    Opening Doors and Minds with a "Yes!"

    "Yes!" That’s what Kathy Zappitello, Executive Director of the Conneaut Public Library wants her staff to be able to say to patrons, to colleagues, and to new opportunities. The library, which serves a community of 12,841 residents in north...

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    Social Library, Winter Reading Edition

    With numerous libraries posting to Facebook about Winter Reading Challenges, we wanted to highlight a few in this special edition of the Social Library series. The programs range in length, from one month to three, some for adults, others for all age...

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    Public Libraries and the 2020 Census

    Federal funding for public libraries will be determined by the 2020 U.S. Census results, with ALA reporting that "more than $1 billion in federal funding for libraries will be allocated to states based on the 2020 Census." In addition to fe...

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    Free January Webinars for Library Staff

    There's no time like the new year for learning! Whether or not you've got a list of resolutions, you're sure to benefit by attending some of the webinars on this month's list. Or perhaps there are topics you'd like your trustees or volunteers to expl...

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    Social Library, Volume 147

    As we wrap up another year of our Social Library series (we’re approaching our 5th anniversary!), we're pleased to highlight five more libraries that are connecting with their communities in meaningful ways via Facebook. From stress-relieving bubble ...