Thanks Librarians

By William G. 

Every story has a beginning and mine began when my mother brought me to 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh PA. There she introduced me to the librarian. Taking me by the hand she said, “So young man, you like books”, followed by some serious questions. “What would you like to be? Who would you like to know? Would you like to visit the past, see into the future, or perhaps fly on the wings of a dragon?

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Libraries Fill a Real Need

By Rebecca B.  I come to the Pinellas county library occasionally to print, use the internet, read kids magazines, and the free social activities. Because I am handicapped, I am able to use the Christian record services lending library to get special tapes for free and a Daytona beach lending library for the tapes and … Read more…

I Hate Science Projects! But….

By Mike S. 

There’s no use pretending. I HATE science project questions!!!

My main gripe is that some kids fail to get the idea that a science project is about comparing different processes, methods, variables. The research literature you need has to do with what is already known about those variables, not about your particular combination of variables.

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Libraries Add Economic Value to Local Communities

Ken Detzner, Florida’s Secretary of State supports public libraries, calling them “a place of learning, a hub for educational resources, and a community center.” According to an ROI study conducted by the Haas Center for Business Research and Economic Development, University of West Florida, libraries deliver value to the areas they serve by supporting economic … Read more…

Libraries Add Economic Value to Local Communities

By Ken D.  The public library is a place of learning, a hub for educational resources, and a community center. Children discover new worlds as they’re read to, young adults learn new skills, and librarians assist patrons needing educational or business support. Not only have libraries historically proven to be beneficial to the areas they … Read more…

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