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  • From the desk of Steve Willis, Central Library Services Program Manager of the Washington State Library: The random news for this installment was discovered in The Daily Hub (Centralia, Wash.), February 26, 1916. The following ghost... MORE »
  • From the desk of Steve Willis, Central Library Services Program Manager of the Washington State Library: The January 2, 1920 issue of The Oroville Weekly Gazette introduces us to an occupation that even in the 1920s had become antiquated... MORE »
  • Songs of Willow Frost. By Jamie Ford. (New York: Ballantine Books, 2013.) Recommendation submitted by:Will Stuivenga, Cooperative Projects Manager, Washington State Library, Tumwater, WA. Our protagonist is William Eng, a 12-year-old... MORE »
  • To quote a prominent library administrator: “Every library is designed to serve a specific community: Public libraries serve the people of a specific city or county. Academic libraries serve the faculty, staff, and students of a specific... MORE »
  • Over in Lincoln County the Davenport Public Library is doing business, but not quite as usual. In 2013 they were the beneficiaries of a Broadband Technologies Opportunity Program (BTOP) grant as well as a LSTA grant both administered... MORE »

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