Tag Archives: Library

Giving thanks for librarians … especially in Mandarin

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By Deidre Hicks
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Famous author Neil Gaiman once said, “Google can bring you back 100,000 answers, a librarian can bring you back the right one.” The skilled librarians at Mandarin and South Mandarin branch libraries help customers find the right answers and just as important, they do it with caring and compassion.

Computer classes galore at the Southeast Regional Library

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By Deidre Hicks
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If you think libraries are only for bibliophiles, think again. Southeast Regional Library offers a full slate of computer classes taught by skilled electronic specialists. Specialized courses in November include learning to code using the programming language Python. The three-part series occurs Saturdays, Nov. 5 – 19 at 2:30 p.m. and will cover many functions.

Fall frenzy at the library

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By Deidre Hicks
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We know fall has arrived in Florida when we can walk outside at 7 a.m. for the newspaper and not break a sweat. Other sure signs: the onslaught of shades of gold and orange, football fanatics, festivals, and the return of pumpkin spice latte at your favorite coffee shop. Fall is invigorating with a frenzy of activities and it’s the same at Southeast Regional Library.  

St. Johns County Public Libraries celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month

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By NewsLine Staff
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St. Johns County Public Libraries are joining the American Library Association in celebrating September 2016 as National Library Card Sign-Up Month to promote the educational benefits of libraries.

The most important school supply

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By Deidre Hicks
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Back-to-school shopping can do quite a bit of damage to your wallet; however, the most important supply for all students — a library card — is completely free. September is National Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Southeast Regional Library, along with all Jacksonville Public Library locations, encourages anyone and everyone to get a library card.