Library Stories

Garage Band Gets Gig at the Library

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Here’s a great story about one enterprising young library patron who really knows what it means to support his Wisconsin library, the Franklin Public Library. Justin Weis tells the story in his own words:

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Not Just for Fun Anymore: Games & Literacy

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Paul Waelchli, information literacy and instruction librarian at Wisconsin's St. Norbert College, is focused on using video games as a new electronic method of education and showing the positive upside these games can play in the learning process.

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I Love Libraries and I Vote!

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The Wisconsin Library Association encourages you to exercise your right to vote.

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Investigate Wisconsin Library Heritage Center

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Take time to investigate the WLHC online site for a fascinating look at Wisconsin's rich library heritage.

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"The pleasure of reading is doubled...

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... when one lives with another who shares the same books." ~ Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand author and literary contemporary of D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf.

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The average copyright year for health and medicine titles in school libraries is 1995—a student using these resources would not learn about mad cow disease outbreak in Britain (1996) or about the cloning of Dolly the sheep (1997).

ALA Office for Research & Statistics, ALA Public Information Office

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