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Connecticut Library Launches Video Website

The Darien Library, located in Connecticut, launched http://darienlibrary.tv/ in June. The website is designed to provide easy access to the library’s collection of library-created videos. To learn more, check out this article from Library Journal: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2015/06/digital-content/darien-library-launches-video-site-debuts-web-series/.

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Summer Reading Happenings: Week of August 9

Here are some fun summer reading things happening across the state for the upcoming week of August 9, 2015. The Dundee Library is celebrating the end of their summer reading program with a Summer Learning Finale on August 12th featuring Dan the Snake Man. To learn more, visit http://dundeelib.org/. The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library […]

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Science Behind Superheroes at Onondaga County Public Library

The Museum of Science and Technology has been bringing the science behind superheroes’ powers to all of the branches of the Onondaga County Public Library this summer. The program has already been to 17 of the libraries, with 15 left to go. Read more about the program here: http://www.syracuse.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2015/07/superhero_science_show_travels_to_libraries_across_onondaga_county.html

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Summer Meals Blog-a-thon and Tweetfest

Today, July 30th, Afterschool Snacks is taking part in a blog-a-thon and tweetfest to spread the word about summer meals. Joining them is the YMCA, National Summer Learning Association, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and others. Learn more about today’s event, visit http://afterschoolalliance.org/afterschoolsnack/ASnack.cfm?idBlog=5F4FB53F-5056-A82E-7A3CD5D27373A763, or visit http://hungersolutionsny.org/ to learn more about summer meals. If you want to […]

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Read Where You Are Today

Today, July 29th, is Read Where You Are day. Read Where You Are is a day of action launched by the White House and the U.S. Department of Education to draw attention to the importance of summer reading. For full information, check out this article: http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/07/join-us-in-a-summer-reading-day-of-action/. Or learn how to get involved http://www2.ed.gov/readwhereyouare/index.html#section4.

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