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Philadelphia's Free Library Opens Seniors Resource Center

Aug
26

PHILADELPHIA, August 26, 2009—To better welcome the city’s older adults, the Free Library of Philadelphia opened a spacious resource center for seniors at the Parkway Central Library this morning.

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Blog for Public Libraries

Mar
24

Hi Public Librarians,

I’m a librarian at BCR and have worked for a number of years in adult services at public libraries. I recently started a blog for public librarians - “The Librarian is IN” - see http://blogs.bcr.org/publiclibraries/ I hope you enjoy it and I’d love to hear any comments, suggestions for topics, ideas etc. since this is a blog for you!

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New Website to Promote Library Book Sales and Bookstores in Tough Economy

Feb
02

Marion, Iowa (February 2, 2009) - Book sales are excellent fund-raising events for local libraries especially during tough economic times when people are searching for bargains. A new website, BookSaleList.com, has been launched to help libraries promote book sales and bookstores.

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Free Webinar: TechSoup for Public Libraries--Donated Software and More

Jan
25

Through a nonprofit, TechSoup, public libraries can receive brand-new software donated by top companies for use on public access computers. For example, Microsoft Office Pro 2007 is available for a $20 admin fee or Vista for a $10 admin fee.

Not only can you get donated software, you can get articles, a community forum, free webinars and more. Attend this webinar and learn how your library can benefit from everything that TechSoup has to offer.

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BCR, Member State Libraries Partner to Administer Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant

Aug
25

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Brandie Baumann, Communications Coordinator
[email protected]; 303.751.6277, ext 110

BCR, MEMBER STATE LIBRARIES PARTNER TO ADMINISTER BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION GRANTS

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