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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.


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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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Sacramento: These Public Libraries Are for Snowshoes and Ukuleles

The New York Times

” Libraries aren’t just for books, or even e-books, anymore. They are for checking out cake pans (North Haven, Conn.), snowshoes (Biddeford, Me.), telescopes and microscopes (Ann Arbor, Mich.), American Girl dolls (Lewiston, Me.), fishing rods (Grand Rapids, Minn.), Frisbees and Wiffle balls (Mesa, Ariz.) and mobile hot spot devices (New York and Chicago). 32 more words

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Sacramento: Celebrating the anniversary of our statehood

California is exceptional. By any objective standard: We rock!

From The Sacramento Bee

“To celebrate our 165th anniversary of statehood – and California’s exceptionalness – the State Library (with a lot of help from our friends) has been compiling lists of extraordinary facts about California.” 9 more words

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