[15 Jul 2015 | 2 Comments | Posted by ]
Books & Authors

A frequent question heard at the library is “What should I read next?” Library staffers especially love this question. While “Where’s your bathroom?” also ranks high on the frequency meter, it isn’t nearly as fun to answer as helping someone find their next great read.
Enter Books & Authors, a fresh and rich website where “experts and editors present reviews, opinions, commentary, and more in our ever-vigilant attempt to make sure that no good book goes unread.”

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[22 Jul 2015 | Be the first to comment | Posted by ]
YA books–Florida Teens Read

Available now, every eBook from this year’s Florida Teens Read list. Sponsored by the Florida Association for Media in Education and the Florida Department of Education, this list is recommended by teachers, school media specialists, and teen readers.

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[15 Jul 2015 | Be the first to comment | Posted by ]
1970s Solares Hill issues online

What were the pressing issues, outrages, and comic bunglings in the Keys during the 1970s? The Key West Friends of the Library funded digitization of our collection of  Solares Hill publications. Now, the Florida Digital Newspaper Library at the University of Florida is hosting the collection, starting with these earliest issues.
This image is part of a larger ink drawing by Jerry Miller to accompany an article by Thurlow Weed, “Key West Is Probably Valid”; find it on page 4 of the Summer 1972 issue.
Find more here: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/l/AA00031905

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[15 Jul 2015 | 2 Comments | Posted by ]
Books & Authors

A frequent question heard at the library is “What should I read next?” Library staffers especially love this question. While “Where’s your bathroom?” also ranks high on the frequency meter, it isn’t nearly as fun to answer as helping someone find their next great read.
Enter Books & Authors, a fresh and rich website where “experts and editors present reviews, opinions, commentary, and more in our ever-vigilant attempt to make sure that no good book goes unread.”

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[8 Jul 2015 | Be the first to comment | Posted by ]
Sunshine State Young Reader eBooks

Available now: nearly every eBook from this year’s Sunshine State Young Reader Program, Grades 3-8. Sponsored by the Florida Association for Media in Education and the Florida Department of Education, this list is recommended by teachers, school media specialists, and young reader approved.

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[5 Jul 2015 | 6 Comments | Posted by ]
From the album: De Wolfe Collection

Scott DeWolfe Collection, a set on Flickr.

Check out our newest, oldest collection of Keys images. The Scott De Wolfe collection contains some of the oldest images of Key West that we’ve seen around. We have  scanned, tagged and captioned this amazing collection and are eager to share it. Here’s more info:

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