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.

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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.

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