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Check out new Washington Rural Heritage collections

Check out new Washington Rural Heritage collections

Another grant cycle for the Washington Rural Heritage project is wrapping up! The folks at the Washington State Library are working with participants from all over the state to put finishing touches on new and existing digital collections. In the past year, nearly 2,000 items have been added to Washington Rural Heritage, a digital collection hosted by the State Library. Five new collections were created, 10 libraries became project partners, and nearly 20 partnerships were formed between libraries and local…

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WSL Updates for August 17, 2017

WSL Updates for August 17, 2017

Volume 13, August 17, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) SEEKING LIBRARY COUNCIL MEMBERS 2) RURAL HERITAGE GRANT AWARDS 3) WIKIPEDIA + LIBRARIES: BETTER TOGETHER 4) ACADEMIC LIBRARIES TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES 5) STATEWIDE PURCHASING & CONTRACTING WORKSHOP 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK ————————————————————————————————————— 1) SEEKING LIBRARY COUNCIL MEMBERS The mission of the Library Council of Washington (LCW) is to help all Washington citizens access library services, information, and resources. The LCW advises the State Librarian and…

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Clippings, June 10, 2009

Clippings, June 10, 2009

Clippings, June 10, 2009 Visitors to the Richland Public Library should expect to spend extra time locating and checking out books today and Wednesday while the library installs a new automated system (Tri-City Herald [Kennewick], 5.19.09) http://www.tri-cityherald.com/kennewick_pasco_richland/story/583304.html Tenino Timberland Library, a part of the Timberland Regional Library System, is looking for a special volunteer to serve on the library board. If interested in serving the community as a member of the library board, pick up an application at the Tenino…

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Clippings, May 27, 2009

Clippings, May 27, 2009

Clippings, May 27, 2009 “Love Mercy” by Earlene Fowler is a new book at the Richland Public Library.  (Tri-City Herald [Kennewick], 5.3.09) Buildings: Bids come in low for costs to repair 104-year old Fairhaven branch library (Bellingham Public Library).  (Bellingham Herald, 5.4.09) http://www.bellinghamherald.com/102/story/893706.html Letters & Editorials A different proposal for the new Battle Ground Library – empty the books out, move in unemployed teachers who need a place to live.  (Columbian [Vancouver], 5.19.09) http://columbian.com/article/20090519/OPINION01/705199978/Our+readers++views+May+19 Please follow and like us:

Clippings, May 15, 2009

Clippings, May 15, 2009

Clippings, May 15, 2009 Contract negotiations continue for Mid-Columbia Library and Othello Library.  (The Outlook [Othello], 4.16.09) http://othellooutlook.com/?p=1014 Sno-Isle Libraries and the Everett Public Library host the Big Read, a community reading of the “Maltese Falcon”.  For more information check www.sno-isle.org.  Nate Cushman, librarian at the Snohomish Library uses geocaching during the series of library events.  To learn more about the hobby of geocaching, go to the website www.geocaching.com.  (Photos)  (The Daily Herald [Everett], 4.21.09) http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20090421/LIVING/704219962 Please follow and like…

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