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Sacramento Public: Library Of Things launches on Saturday

from Capital Public Radio

“The range of things – other than books – that you can check out at Sacramento Public Libraries is expanding. This weekend the library system is launching its new Library of Things, intended to help push the library into the future.” 6 more words

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Sacramento Celebrates Dr. Seuss' Birthday All Week Long

Today is a special day. it’s the birthday of famous children’s book author Dr. Seuss! Theodore Seuss Geisel authored some of the most beloved children’s books of all time. 359 more words

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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. - Alan Watts

Soooo, it’s been a minute since we posted last. Oops. Much change has happened with the alt+librarians. Jess is now down at Central library. Lori is starting a small business. 182 more words


See the books Sacramento library patrons checked out the most in 2014

from the Sacramento Bee

“Sacramento Public Library patrons couldn’t get enough of John Grisham and Fifty Shades of Grey last year. Grisham, the king of legal thrillers, wrote the most-circulated print book at the Sacramento Public Library last year: ‘Sycamore Row,’ a sequel to his early novel ‘A Time to Kill.’ It was one of Grisham’s best-received novels of late, earning an average of 4.5 stars from about 16,000 Amazon.com readers.” 8 more words

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I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. - Neil Gaiman

If you know where that quote is from, good on you! You can find it at the Sacramento Public Library, of course. But we would love some feedback from you on what programs, what days, what times you want to have happen in 2015. 79 more words


Give me a museum and I'll fill it. - Pablo Picasso

Our conversation last night at the alt+library book club about Wonderstruck and museums in general still has me thinking today. When I was reading Fragrant… 113 more words


It's around the table and in the preparation of food that we learn about ourselves and about the world. - Alice Waters

Sacramento is becoming a farm to fork capital. Slow food, sustainable farming – these are the sort of terms being used more and more frequently in the local lexicon. 198 more words