Friday Library Column: Next week is National Library week

The National Library of Korea analyzed the number of loaned out books in the science category by 660 public libraries over an approximate three year period and it found “The Selfish Gene” was checked out 24,064 times

The National Library of Korea analyzed the number of loaned out books in the science category by 660 public libraries over an approximate three year period and it found “The Selfish Gene” was checked out 24,064 times

Last week we helped patrons learn how to check out e-books using their library card with the eBranch2Go system.

"They've been shifting from being facilities with just books in them to community centers with programming is shot through the roof".

It's National Library Week, and public libraries in Erie County will join the nation, recognizing the many ways libraries in Erie County will join the nation recognizing the many ways libraries lead in the community.

It's good for two adults and two children for seven days.

Also, this May, an astronaut will be stopping by the library to share experiences and answer questions with audience members.

More news: Govt to probe deplaning of IndiGo passenger who complained of mosquitoes
More news: Rachel McAdams had a baby without telling us
More news: Richard Bleier, Orioles bullpen handle big burden in series win over Yankees

In the newest book, retired spy Peter Guillam is summoned back to MI6 headquarters in London and must answer for the tragic outcome of "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold", forcing him to search through his files and memories to explain and justify Cold War-era operations.

Once it's relocated, the library will also have a new name - Southwest Brunswick Branch Library, branch manager Christi Iffergan said. Children, teens and adults can begin signing up for summer reading beginning on this date. All entrees need to be turned in by 5 p.m. Friday, April 13. "It's been a goal for many years", said Cooper.

The national observance is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and to promote library use and support.

May 7, 7 p.m. - Author Rozanne Dunbar-Ortiz. It's from 2:30 p.m.to 4 p.m.in the Chamblin Room at the library. From 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Payne County genealogists will be on hand to answer your questions, to provide research strategies and to help beginners get started or for experienced researchers get over any road blocks they have in their search. May 30; and 10 a.m.to 8 p.m.

Recommended News

  • SC denies Sereno petition for inhibition by 5 associate justices

    SC denies Sereno petition for inhibition by 5 associate justices

    Sereno, who is now on indefinite leave, earlier said she is ready to face the impeachment proceedings in the Senate anytime soon. Meanwhile, Calida denied that President Duterte was behind his decision to file a quo warranto petition against Sereno.
    Police cuts 'likely contributed' to violence rise, document says

    Police cuts 'likely contributed' to violence rise, document says

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn today pledged an additional 10,000 officers to tackle surging gun and knife crime. Labour maintains the ability of police is affected by cuts to their numbers.
    Sean Hannity says Jimmy Kimmel apology likely 'forced' by Disney

    Sean Hannity says Jimmy Kimmel apology likely 'forced' by Disney

    Kimmel added a backhanded swipe at the bombastic Fox News host over his outrage at Kimmel's brief impersonation of the first lady. Fox News published a piece about a petition calling for a Kimmel boycott that exceeded 50,000 signatures.
  • LeSean McCoy offers Richie Incognito $300k to not retire

    LeSean McCoy offers Richie Incognito $300k to not retire

    Centre Eric Wood retired due to a neck injury, while left tackle Cordy Glenn was traded to the Cincinnati Bengals . The Buffalo News' Vic Carucci reported that Incognito, 34, has already informed the Bills that he is retiring.
    Crime Victims' Rights Week kicks off in Nashville

    Crime Victims' Rights Week kicks off in Nashville

    Attorney General Fox also announced he's seeking nominations for his annual Outstanding Crime Victim Advocate Award. This week, we will celebrate what we have done for crime victims and, more importantly, the work that remains.
    Mueller Probing Ukrainian Billionaire's Payment To Trump Charity

    Mueller Probing Ukrainian Billionaire's Payment To Trump Charity

    The Monday raids included the Loew's Regency hotel where Cohen has been staying, according to a source familiar with the matter. Mr Cohen and Ms Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, have been involved in a legal battle over the agreement.
  • Fading In Success? Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB)

    Fading In Success? Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB)

    Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 23,953 shares in the company , valued at $6,297,483.23. NFLX institutional ownership is held at 83.4% while insider ownership was 1.81%. $3.01 million worth of Netflix, Inc .
    Florida woman blames cocaine in purse on wonderful  windy day

    Florida woman blames cocaine in purse on wonderful windy day

    Florida police have arrested a woman for drug possession, and she has offered up a unusual denial, as reported by ABC 10 . When questioned about the drugs, Posey admitted that the marijuana was hers, but wouldn't cop to the cocaine .
    Delhi's IGI airport ranks among world's top 20 busiest

    Delhi's IGI airport ranks among world's top 20 busiest

    Nearly 1.5 billion passengers passed through the doors of these 20 airports, representing 17 percent of global passenger traffic. The Delhi airport has also emerged as the seventh busiest in Asia beating airports in South Korea, Singapore and Thailand.
  • Microsoft's attitude to new apps is bad news for Windows Mobile users

    Microsoft's attitude to new apps is bad news for Windows Mobile users

    However, he says he hasn't substantially changed the design or structure of it. "You are welcome do that on your own". This let users manage files, with actions common by today's standards - including copy, open, delete, and search.
    Raazi trailer: Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal put up a promising act

    Raazi trailer: Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal put up a promising act

    Raazi movie stars Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal are both known for their awesome acting chops and we all are aware of their talent. Though, her character will be that of soy primarily, Sehmat will be seen having numerous other shades as well.
    Six dead after plane crash on Arizona golf course

    Six dead after plane crash on Arizona golf course

    TPC Scottsdale is a 36-hole course located 20 miles northeast of downtown Phoenix, and hosts the PGA's Phoenix Open each February. The fiery crash happened at about 8:45 p.m. local time on the Champions course, one of two at TPC Scottsdale.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.