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  1. What does a library branch look like without any books or people in it?


    April 12, 2016 by Reader's Connection

      If you haven’t noticed elsewhere on our website, this is National Library Week. We’re all celebrating in different ways, and the gargoyle at the East Washington Branch–who also lives…

  2. Newspaper Searches at


    March 24, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    From Electronic Resources Librarian Michael Perry: We now offer two new ProQuest newspaper databases. You can access most of the historical subscription runs of both the New York Times (NYT)…

  3. The Big Library Read is back!


    March 17, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    From March 17 to March 31, our e-book vendor OverDrive will provide us with unlimited e-copies of Chris Kyle’s American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.s.…

  4. The American Mosaic: 3 new online databases


    February 15, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    The African-American Experience, The American Indian Experience and The Latino American Experience have joined the library’s other databases at Since we’re midway through African-American History Month, I’m going to look at…

  5. The Read Harder Challenge: This Crucial Report Will Be Updated Regularly


    July 6, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    • I am reading my way through Book Riot’s 2015 Read Harder Challenge, as created by Rachel Manwill. I doubled the requirement, so the goal for the year is 48 books.…