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Interesting Children’s Libraries

Since this blog is now a tour of public libraries, I thought you might enjoy Livability’s list of top ten libraries for children.  Some interesting ideas – I love Tulsa’s pirate theatre where they used illuminated paint to make ships appear … Continue reading

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Opportunity for All (via Library Computers)

Subtitled How the American Public Benefits from Internet Access at US Libraries, this was a report on the just released study from the IMLS and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on how library computers help the American public, especially during … Continue reading

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Grants for Broadband

Just saw an announcement for another round of broadband grants.  Surely libraries would qualify as “…deploying broadband infrastructure in unserved and underserved areas of the United States, enhancing broadband capacity at public computer centers…” You must submit the application between 2/16/10 … Continue reading

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Becoming a Public Computer Center

In my ALA Summer 2009 post, I mentioned that one option for getting funding from the stimulus package is for libraries to apply to become public computer centers.  If you would like to pursue this, ALA just released a paper that should help … Continue reading

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