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Clippings November 6, 2015 (published November 10, 2015)

Image courtesy North Pend Oreille Heritage collection

Image courtesy North Pend Oreille Heritage collection

Library Clippings for the week of November 6, 2015

Buildings

Construction at The Center
The Center project, slated to be an educational, social, cultural, and business hub for Whitman County located at the Whitman County Library in Colfax, is moving along. Fundraising continues for the project which is estimated will cost $504,450. (Whitman County Gazette, Colfax, 10/15/15)

Letters to the Editor

Our library is changing, much for the better (The Leader, Port Townsend, 10/14/15)

Why change the books on hold service? (Issaquah Press, Issaquah, 10/15/15)

People

Cartooning with a point
Milt Priggee visited the Newport Library recently as part of a lecture tour sponsored by the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau in partnership with local libraries around the state. His presentation, “Cartooning the Evergreen State” discussed the medium of editorial cartooning, its history, its present, and how it can be used to address not just international and national issues, but local ones, too. (Newport Miner, Newport, 10/14/15)

Programs & Displays

Library, museum introduce online photo collection (Daily Record, Ellensburg, 10/14/15)

Full steam ahead at the Burlington Public Library (Skagit Valley Herald, Mount Vernon, 10/24/15)

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[This summary of library news represents a selection of current newspaper clippings about Washington libraries received from Washington newspapers. The summary is created by Marilyn Lindholm of the Washington State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State. For further information about this summary or the clippings listed, contact Shirley Lewis at 360-570-5567 or Shirley.lewis@sos.wa.gov.]




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