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Sacramento’s ‘Library of Things’ Lets You Borrow GoPros, Sewing Machines, and Ukuleles

From Upvoted

” This year, the Sacramento Public Library launched a Library of Things, a free lending program that thinks beyond the book. Patrons can check out a variety of items they might not want to purchase due to cost, storage space, or infrequency of use—think video game consoles, laminators, or board games like Settlers of Catan. 25 more words

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California State Library System Wants to Use GoPro Cameras to Create Virtual Tours

From State Tech Magazine

” Do you want to view the collections of the California State Library system without ever leaving your home? That’s the vision of David Wanjiru, the system’s recently named CIO, who came on board in November.” … 6 more words

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Sacramento: Alicia Doktor, librarian

From Newsreview.Com

” Libraries aren’t just for books anymore. The Sacramento Public Library knows this, and was even recently featured in The New York Times for its Library of Things program, which lets patrons check out items like video games and musical instruments, or use a sewing machine and a 3-D printer. 45 more words

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One Of A Kind

…downtown Sacramento Public Library…
Click on the pictures to see what i’m reading/watching this week.

/bryce

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Sacramento Library Fraud Convictions Upheld

From Courthouse News Service

“A Sacramento Public Library official and two others accused of defrauding the library system of $780,000 were properly convicted of grand theft and embezzlement, a state appeals court ruled Thursday. 6 more words

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Best Library Programs For Kids In Sacramento

From CBS Sacramento

” Residents of California’s capital region have a wealth of resources, information and activities available to them through the Sacramento Public Libraries. Serving more than 1.3 million people, the Sacramento system is the fourth largest in the state and offers a lot more than just books to check out. 27 more words

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Sacramento: Walk4Literacy spreads the word about reading achievement gap

From Sac Bee

” Curious George, the Cat in the Hat and a gaggle of other storybook creatures took to the streets Saturday in Oak Park to march with a crowd of 1,000 people to the Central Library in the name of literacy.The reading enthusiasts, many with children in tow, walked a steady 4 miles from McClatchy Park to Cesar Chavez Plaza to raise awareness about what event organizers call a “literacy crisis.” Each paid a fee for their spot in the crowd, contributing to what the Sacramento Public Library Foundation expects will be a $15,000 boost to community organizations promoting literacy.” … 10 more words

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