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Posted in Explore and Discover on September 23, 2020 at 6:00 am
BY ABRA COLE Banned Books Week is next week, September 27–October 3. So, usually at this time of year, I would be working on a banned books display for the Teens section at the Spokane Valley Library. It is one of my most favorite displays to put together, not just because it is such an […]
Posted in News on August 18, 2020 at 6:00 am
Deer Park Library presents Small Business Boot Camp for business owners, entrepreneurs, and start-ups in Deer Park, Washington. This program helps business owners build skills for greater business success. We’re offering it at no-charge to qualified applicants. Small Business Boot Camp is designed to promote the health of local business with semi […]
by Melissa Rhoades Banned Books Week is September 23–29 this year. Did you know that at least 23 of the 100 books on PBS’s 2018 Great American Read book list have been banned or threatened with a ban in the United States? That means almost one-fourth of America’s “most loved” novels (as determined by popular […]
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By Kelsey Hudson On this day 139 years ago the American Library Association (ALA) was formed with the intent of making it easier and cheaper for librarians to continue their work. In honor of ALA’s 139th birthday, I decided to pull together a list of some of the most fascinating books and movies about librarians. Now […]