The Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale is coming.
Monies raised goes to support the acquisition of important library resources
Dates: Sept. 24, Sept. 25, Sept 26 and Oct. 2.
At this time, the Friends have closed the pipeline for further donations for the upcoming sale. Thanks to those who have donated materials for the sale.
Please check out the Friends of the Library website for additional details. http://sites.google.com/site/htflfriends/
To: The Greater Community:
Google CEO Eric Schmidt had some interesting things to say about privacy in a recent speech. In a nutshell, he said there is an almost incomprehensible amount of data out there about all of us—much of which we’ve generated ourselves via social networks, blogs, and so on—and we are totally unprepared to deal with the implications of that fact. Read about it: Google: Brace yourselves for the data explosion
Note: Library professionals are most interested in how information is changing our world. Libraries are being challenged in how we deal with the growing amounts of information being made available through the new technologies as well as through traditional formats.
The National Archives keeps watch over 10 billion historical records. Citizens need to have access to history. With this noble aim, over the years, America has unfortunately left its attic doors open. Some of our past has slipped away. The solution: a team of dedicated national treasure hunters is now in place.
Read this fascinating article: Guardians of the nation's attic
A goal of our library is to promote an awareness of the history and cultural diversity of our area and to relate that rich history to the present. Your insights are always appreciated. Contact Richard Thau, Library Director.