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Summer Reading Launch in Buffalo 6/13/12

Buffalo and Erie County Public Library celebrated the start of their “Summer Reading at New York Libraries” program with a wonderful kick off event on June 13th. This launch event for western New York State highlighted the hundreds of special programs and events that have been planned for this upcoming summer as part of the Summer Reading […]

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Summer Reading Launch in Syracuse 6/12/12

The Onondaga County Public Library celebrated the launch of their “Summer Reading at New York Libraries” program with a kick off event on June 12th at the Robert P. Kinchen Central Library in Syracuse, NY. Last year in Onondaga County 5,715 children and teens participated in “Summer Reading at New York Libraries,” reading over 90,000 […]

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YALSA: National Teen Space Guidelines

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association, has published “National Teen Space Guidelines,” a set of standards for creating quality public library spaces for teens. The guidelines are based on the following nine points: Physical Space: Solicit teen feedback and input in the design and creation of the […]

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Harry Potter Interactive Reading Experience

 In partnership with Sony Entertainment J. K. Rowling has just released http://www.pottermore.com/, a website containing content not included in her original seven Harry Potter novels. The website was originally released on July 11, 2011 and was limited to only one million users. It is now available to anyone interested in Harry Potter. The unreleased text […]

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