[19 Sep 2016 | Be the first to comment | Posted by ]
Celebrate our Freedom to Read

Celebrate the power of literature and read a banned book
What would you do if you went to the library to check out a book, only to find it wasn’t there? Not because it was already checked out, but because someone else didn’t agree with its content and had it removed. According to the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom , there were 275 reported attempts to remove materials from libraries this past year, making this situation all too familiar in some communities across the U.S.

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[19 Sep 2016 | Be the first to comment | Posted by ]
Celebrate our Freedom to Read

Celebrate the power of literature and read a banned book
What would you do if you went to the library to check out a book, only to find it wasn’t there? Not because it was already checked out, but because someone else didn’t agree with its content and had it removed. According to the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom , there were 275 reported attempts to remove materials from libraries this past year, making this situation all too familiar in some communities across the U.S.

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[3 Sep 2016 | Be the first to comment | Posted by ]
Election season confusion?

We’re highlighting some unbiased websites to help navigate this very political season. First, a quiz for  voters who are undecided in the Presidential election. Answer a series of questions to identify the candidate that shares more of your views. Then, consult two websites working to debunk those political ads, rumors and sound bites that surround us. While  our local races are not covered at these websites, you’ll find the Florida Truth-O-Meter very helpful.

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[1 Sep 2016 | Be the first to comment | Posted by ]
Get Snoopy cool with a library card

Snoopy, the world-famous beagle, has been known as The Flying Ace, The Masked Marvel, Man’s Best Friend, and the Literary Ace, among other personas.  This September, he’s especially proud to serve as Honorary Chair of Library Card Sign-up Month.
Peanuts is syndicated in over 2000 newspapers worldwide, and is translated into 21 languages. Celebrating 65 years of making us laugh, Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the whole Peanuts Gang are available in print and DVD at your library.

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[30 Aug 2016 | Be the first to comment | Posted by ]
Books Librarians Love–Updated

Wondering which book to read next? Then consider these titles recommended by librarians across the country. The goal of LibraryReads is to connect good books with happy readers. Librarians read all genres, cross-genres and maybe even some sub-genres, so there are books to interest every reader.  New titles are added monthly–check back for more fresh, wonderful reads.

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[25 Aug 2016 | 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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