How Orange County libraries are bringing back in-person events and all the fun
We all had to adjust to living in a “new normal” during the COVID-19 pandemic, but some things are starting to go back to the way they were before, and that now includes in-person events at Orange County libraries.
5 things you can do for free with your library card
We’ll start with five things you can do with your library card, through the Orange County Library System. Binge-watch quality movies and TV series through streaming services such as Kanopy and Hoopla Digital, without paying for costly subscriptions. AdMake sure your library card is in good standing. In the interim, Circulation staff will email you with your library card number, so you can start using the digital resources right away, until the physical card arrives. A library card also provides free access to arts, cultural and entertainment venues through the Local Wanderer program.
Chicago Public Library removing 6 Dr. Seuss books from the shelves while it determines long-term options
”It is important to recognize that what society understands to be relevant and/or common knowledge changes over time, and so too does the Library and the needs of the communities it serves,” Patrick Molloy, a spokesperson with the library, said in a statement. “Library staff encourage patrons of all ages to engage critically with our materials, but materials that become dated or that foster inaccurate, culturally harmful stereotypes are removed to make space for more current, comprehensive materials.”chicagotribune.com
Attack in Daytona Beach library sends 1 to hospital
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A person was attacked and seriously injured Tuesday inside a Daytona Beach library, according to police. The attack happened around 11:30 a.m. at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island at 105 E. Magnolia Ave, police said. The victim, believed to be a woman who works at the library, was taken to Halifax Health Medical Center, police said. The suspected attacker was taken into police custody, according to authorities. No other details, including what prompted the attack, have been released.
New Jersey library features prominent misprint
New Jersey library features prominent misprint The brand new Moorestown Township, N.J. library has a Latin slogan emblazoned on its facade. But the building's designers might have needed to check out a Latin dictionary before phrase was set in stone. CBS Philadelphia has the story.cbsnews.com
The Library, Mount Athos
The Library, Mount Athos The Vatican Library holds some of the oldest and most precious works of art and treasure known to man and the "60 Minutes" cameras got to see the best of the best; Also, Bob Simon steps back in time and got rare access to monks in ancient monasteries on on The Holy Mountain, Mt.cbsnews.com