Blog posts tagged "libraries"

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Jul. 26, 2017 - 1:29 pm
I often find myself asking, “How can I read more books?” Since starting work in libraries, my reading list has become a behemoth, overgrown with amazing content. The reality is that there will never be enough time for any of us to sit down and leisurely take in all of this fantastic material,...
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May. 26, 2014 - 4:05 pm
When people have questions they often turn to Google to find answers. While this can be an effective strategy for many questions answered with basic information, you may not find the best information if you end your search there. In our quest to connect our customers with the best, most valuable...
John Chrastka, pictured above, founded EveryLibrary to help support library ballot measures.
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Oct. 08, 2013 - 11:49 am
In late August of this year, citizens of Santa Clara County in California had to make a decision about funding their libraries: pass a measure during a special election and secure funding for their public libraries or see their libraries face cuts to programs, materials and possibly even staff. The...
(photo by Maximilian Schönherr)
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Aug. 14, 2013 - 12:31 pm
At Anythink, our mission is to “open doors for curious minds,” and we have taken great strides to create amazing experiences for our customers. Getting people what they want, when they want it is an important part of making Anythink a destination for our community. And what do people want? Ebooks!...
Children who are surrounded by books learn to incorporate reading into their daily habits.
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Jul. 05, 2013 - 10:23 am
As a parent who raised two avid readers and also had a number of child literacy experiences here at Anythink, I would like to share my ideas to get kids to love reading. I am lucky enough to talk to caregivers of all ages every day, and I have seen many behaviors that help our children get excited...