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Thank you to everyone who came out to our Empathy Versus Misinformation: Transgender Youth series of panels. There has been a lot of interest in transgender youth in the media, and yet so few easy… continue reading Empathy Versus Misinformation Wrap-Up
By written by Shelley R. September 7, 2022
If you’re anything like us, you’re still flying high after the Eagles’ big win over the Vikings on Sunday in the NFC Championship Game. Now we’ve got two weeks to celebrate… continue reading Fly, Eagles, Fly! Get Ready for the Big Game with the Free Library!
By written by Kate C. January 23, 2018
Sometimes you just can't believe the story someone is telling you . Maybe it’s because it seems too fantastical or maybe it’s just because the storyteller is untrustworthy. Maybe… continue reading The Unreliable Narrator: Who Can You Trust?
By written by Rachel F. August 19, 2016 2
See update to this story (10/2/2013) Ebooks fans may have noticed that some titles are no longer available for wireless downloading via Amazon. This is due to restrictions recently put in… continue reading Ebook News: Penguin Book Group Restricts Wireless Downloads for Kindle
By written by Jamie W. March 23, 2012
See update to this story (10/2/2013) In a surprise announcement on February 9th, Penguin Group, one of the world’s largest publishers, terminated its partnership with OverDrive , the primary… continue reading New Penguin Ebooks No Longer Available to Libraries
By written by Jamie W. February 17, 2012 8
Kindle users, especially, will want to read this news flash: the Free Library learned Monday afternoon that Penguin Publishers has notified OverDrive, the vendor through which we provide… continue reading Penguin ebooks situation unfolds
By written by Anne L. November 21, 2011 6
“I will never forget the destruction and suffering I have witnessed today. In the past I have visited the scenes of many natural disasters around the world, but nothing like this."… continue reading Humanitarian Efforts in Pakistan: How to Help those Devastated by Recent Floods
By written by Jen W. August 17, 2010 7
As more information starts flooding in from Haiti, it is amazing how connected people have become. Browse your Twitter, Facebook, and Flickr sites and you will see what I mean. Twitter… continue reading Social Media Helping Bring People Together During Crisis in Haiti
By written by Jen W. January 14, 2010 6
As many of you know, a massive earthquake struck Haiti on Tuesday evening, just 10 miles outside of Port-au-Prince. The disaster is expected to have killed thousands of people, according to… continue reading Stay Informed About the Situation in Haiti
By written by Shannon G January 14, 2010 1
Recession Tools? What’s that about? We all know that times are tough. In fact, the unemployment rate is in the double-digits, one out of eight Americans is now receiving food stamps, and… continue reading Recession Resources
By written by Lee F. January 13, 2010 2
EBSCO is now offering free access to Swine Flu research . This free flu information is grouped by information for physicians, nurses and patients. The patient information is available in 17… continue reading H1N1 (Swine) Flu Data Available for Free!
By written by Jen W. September 9, 2009 7