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The Great DVD-Genre-Sort Project @ Temp East

By elizabeth on Apr 3, 2014 1:19 PM

What is a Library Team to do when CountyCat is down for the day?  Special Projects!  During our big system-wide upgrade yesterday, Temp East Library kept busy by beginning the monumental task of re-shelving our DVD collection into genres. You may have noticed new codes appearing on our DVD labels: The example above is FOR, which stands for the Foreign Film genre.  DVDs in this category are filmed in languages…

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East Branch Library Construction Update

By margaret on Mar 12, 2014 2:42 PM

The back half of the library is finally starting to catch up to the impressive progress seen on the North Avenue side! Here's what the front of the library looks like now: You can see where the huge front windows will be installed, which will look in on our main seating area:   The large opening seen here, surrounded by the purple material, is where the main entrance will be, on…

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Have you met Nancy @ East Library?

By elizabeth on Feb 21, 2014 5:36 PM

Have you noticed East Library's unofficial mascot?  Before the move to Temporary East Library, our mascot lived a quiet life in the staff workroom.  Now she is prominently displayed for all to see!  This of course leads to one of our most frequently received questions, "is that really a Librarian Action figure?"  Why yes, yes it is! Behold the Deluxe Nancy Pearl Librarian Action Figure!  Mint-ish in her box, Nancy comes…

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East Library Concept vs Construction

By margaret on Feb 6, 2014 2:45 PM

The new East Library is really starting to take shape! How do you think it compares to these architect renderings of the final building?                                                     Renderings from East Library architects Engberg Anderson.  

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Temp East back in business!

By elizabeth on Jan 8, 2014 12:18 PM

After an unexpected closure due to the extreme cold (and some frozen pipes), East Library is back to regular hours.  East Library will be open today 12pm-8pm.  Couldn't make it to East the last two days?  Never fear!  Any held items with a final pickup day of Monday or Tuesday or still available, and will be here until we close at 8pm tonight. East Library's eBook club will also meet…

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