Sacramento Public Library’s audiobook club

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A patron (and active Friend) had an idea that started in one Sacramento Public Library branch and is now being looked at as a model for the State of California. She and a supportive branch supervisor introduced an audiobook option into a new book club, so that visually impaired readers could participate along with sighted… Read more »

Launching Wake County’s downloadable media library

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Wake County Public Libraries in Raleigh, NC, premiered its Downloadable Media Library on February 1st. We were glad to have an at-home service to offer patrons that day, as Raleigh was blanketed with snow, and schools and many businesses were closed. Within minutes of opening our site to the public, we had patrons logging in… Read more »

Librarians Share starting tomorrow

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When we launched the Digital Library Blog in August, we wanted to create a place for our library partners to exchange ideas about promoting and developing their ‘Virtual Branch’ download websites. Cindy Orr‘s monthly posts started us on the right foot, and now we’re ready to add another helpful feature to the blog. Starting tomorrow,… Read more »