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Get Your News with U.S. Newsstream

If you have grown weary of paywalls impeding your access to reliable news (or of “free” subscriptions that offer only limited access, at the cost of surrendering some personal information), consider using U.S. Newsstream to essentially bypass paywalls and find the latest on US politics, COVID-19 vaccines, and world news.

U.S. Newsstream

US Newsstream provides access to the most influential and respected contemporary news resources from around the nation including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Th

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Find a Ride to the Polls

Do you know where to vote in Richland County and how to find a ride to get there?

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Top 10 Challenged Books of 2019

The American Library Association tracked 377 challenges to library, school, and university materials and services in 2019. Overall, 566 books were targeted. Here are the Top 10 Most Challenged Books in 2019.

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OFF BOOK: Crush Rush

Arts Librarian Ashley Warthen goes off book with photojournalist, Crush Rush to kick off his library residency.  

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Because Libraries are Always Here for You

In honor of National Library Week (April 19 - 25, 2020), we decided that there's no better way to celebrate than by shining a light on the courageous and innovative work our colleagues around the country are doing during this unprecedented time. 

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Your Daily Dose of Children's Authors & Illustrators

From readings to art clubs to book-based activities, we've compiled a list of some of our favorite authors and illustrators who are going digital to help you and your family join in on the fun. 

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Stuck at Home? 👀

14 things that just might get you through an extended homestay

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For the Love of Dog(s)

My journey of losing a beloved family pet and finding a new purpose as a foster dog mom.

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Coronavirus Resources & Information

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) currently impacting the U.S., we've compiled a list of resources and information to help you and your family stay informed. 

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Talking to Children about Tragedy

Books are one of the best ways to open the door on a topic, to start a discussion with your children about tough issues.

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Publisher’s Business Model Will Limit Access to eBooks

We want to alert you to some upcoming changes by Macmillan Publishers, one of the largest book publishers, that will impede access and the ability for public libraries to offer readers popular eBooks in a timely manner.

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The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Seal

A quick, yet insightful breakdown of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Seal designed in 1974 by the internationally known artist Lev Mills.