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Congratulations Talahi Community School!

The Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC) recently awarded the 2014 Bookapalooza Program to three libraries, one of them being our own  Talahi Community School in St. 286 more words

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Heartbleed - Mobile Devices

In a previous post, we talked about the Heartbleed bug and its danger to users of many popular websites. Besides these websites, it turns out we also need to be concerned about our mobile devices. 126 more words

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Tips to Manage Your Email Clutter

We all suffer from too much email, but many people don’t realize there are things we can do to help us manage our inboxes. A recent… 303 more words

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A Mindful Moment: Tool 8: Watch Your Resistance

From now until the end of the school year, each week we will be including a post called A Mindful Moment.  Mindfulness is an emerging topic in libraries as it relates to our own personal wellness, but also as it affects good customer service. 342 more words

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Still Time Left to Register for Minitex ILL Conference

April 22, 2014

Register Today for the Minitex ILL Conference

Date & Location

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
8:30 AM – 3:15 PM

Continuing Education & Conference Center… 663 more words

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Upcoming "Librarians" Series on TNT

How exciting, a new series where librarians are dedicated protectors of library artifacts! According to the Hollywood Reporter, “…TNT has ordered 10 episodes of the scripted drama… 100 more words

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Top Ten Frequently Challenged Books of 2013

The Office for Intellectual Freedom creates a report each year on book challenges from librarians, teachers, concerned individuals, and press reports. Before you look at the list, can you guess which book series has been challenged in multiple years for “offensive language,” “unsuited to age group,” and “violence”, and is in the #1 spot again in the new list for 2013? 273 more words

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