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The Library A to Z By Andrew Walsh, Gary Green, Josh Filhol
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The Library A to Z. A selection of the great things libraries represent. Libraries have a wide reaching positive effect on their communities. The fully illustrated Library A to Z highlights the... More > resources, services, facilities and impact of properly funded and professionally run library services, with each letter visualising some of the great things libraries represent. The full A to Z list and more information can be found at http://innovativelibraries.org.uk/libraryatoz The campaign was funded via a crowdfunding project, with 155 backers, including our key sponsor, The Library Campaign, making it possible. Do you want to know how you can support libraries? Take a look at: Voices for the Library – http://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk The Library Campaign – http://www.librarycampaign.com< Less
VP Association Sea Story Library: Volume One - VP Association Fund-Raiser By Marc Frattasio
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This 115 page book is a collection of "sea stories" recounting the experiences and adventures of Naval Air Reservists who flew and maintained PBY Catalinas, P4Y Privateers, P2 Neptunes, and... More > P3 Orions with the various reserve patrol or "VP" squadrons that were based at NAS South Weymouth between 1953 and 1997. There are a few stories included about the carrier anti-submarine or "VS" squadrons that were assigned to South Weymouth as well since many of the personnel assigned to the base's VS units were transferred to the VP squadrons when the VS units were disestablished. This book will be of great interest to anybody who served in the Naval Air Reserve or who is interested in Naval Aviation.< Less
VP Association Sea Story Library: Volume Two - VP Association Fund-Raiser By Marc Frattasio
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This 115 page book, the second volume in a series of similar oral histories, is a collection of "sea stories" recounting the experiences and adventures of Naval Air Reservists who flew and... More > maintained PBY Catalinas, P4Y Privateers, P2 Neptunes, and P3 Orions with the various reserve patrol or "VP" squadrons that were based at NAS South Weymouth between 1953 and 1997. There are a few stories included in this volume about the reserve training program at NAS Squantum as well since many VP Association members drilled there before this base closed and moved its operations to South Weymouth. This book will be of great interest to anybody who served in the Naval Air Reserve or who is interested in Naval Aviation.< Less
Comment on Genealogy Libraries and Buildings By Dick Eastman
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In case you have not heard the news, many genealogy libraries are struggling financially these days. For this article, I will focus solely on the larger societies that have their own buildings or... More > perhaps rent a significant amount of space in other buildings. I will also look only at societies that have libraries that are not funded by taxpayer dollars. Many of them have paid employees, although not all do. Each of these libraries holds thousands of books of value to genealogists. Yet I believe that each of these libraries is in danger of extinction. Like so many species of creatures that saw their source of sustenance dwindling, some will evolve and others will disappear.< Less
Phoenix Public Library Staff Cookbook By Phoenix Public Library Staff
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This cookbook is the Phoenix Public Library Staff contribution to the 2014 City of Phoenix Employee Community Services Fund Drive effort to raise $1M for residents in need. Inside you will find... More > recipes from Library staff who like to cook and eat nearly as much as we like to read. Not only that but we’ve added some great cookbook recommendations as well as other food-related titles for reading and watching . . . all of which are available from the Phoenix Public Library collection.< Less
$4 to $1: Public Library Benefits and Budgets By Walt Crawford
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A good public library is at the heart of any healthy community and deserves appropriate funding. While much of the true value of a library is hard to measure, even the measurable benefits usually... More > return more than $4 in benefits for every $1 spent. This book offers a detailed overview of library benefits and spending in 2011 and how it's changed from 2009, to help libraries and their supporters understand where they are and how to tell the library story in order to sustain and improve funding.< Less
Terrorist and Organized Crime Groups: Tri-Border Area (TBA) of South America By Library of Congress
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This report assesses the activities of organized crime groups, terrorist groups, and narcotics traffickers in general in the Tri-Border Area (TBA) of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, focusing mainly... More > on the period since 1999. Some of the related topics discussed, such as governmental and police corruption and anti-money-laundering laws, may also apply in part to the three TBA countries in general in addition to the TBA. This is unavoidable because the TBA cannot be discussed entirely as an isolated entity. Based entirely on open sources, this assessment has made extensive use of books, journal articles, and other reports available in the Library of Congress collections. It is based in part on the author’s earlier research paper entitled “Narcotics-Funded Terrorist/Extremist Groups in Latin America” (May 2002).< Less
Worcester Public Library MANGA CLUB 2010 By Andy Fish
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Put together by the members of the Anime Wings Club at the Worcester Public Library under the supervision of artists Andy Fish & Jamie Buckmaster. Produced with the generous funding of the... More > Friends of the Worcester Public Library< Less
Worcester Public Library MANGA CLUB 2010 By Andy Fish
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Put together by the members of the Anime Wings Club at the Worcester Public Library under the supervision of artists Andy Fish & Jamie Buckmaster. Produced with the generous funding of the... More > Friends of the Worcester Public Library< Less
The “People Power” Money Superbook: Book 12. Canadian Money Guide (Banks, Credit, Financial Services, Stocks, Bonds, Funds, Savings Bonds, Insurance, Taxes, Cars) By Tony Kelbrat
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This is a resource book to help Canadians with knowledge and contact information about all matters of money from opening a bank account to buying a car. Real estate is pretty indepth. I left that... More > section in the real estate book but this book still has almost 20 chapters of knowledge. If you want more, go to #332 of your local library and see the latest money books. For taxes, go to #344-346. Money is a boring subject but unfortunately it is the most important thing in most people’s lives, especially if you don’t have a lot of it which is why wise people educate themselves about it. Try #917 at the library for Canadian geography and #971.0025 or AY414 for Canadian reference and history. Books about Canadian jobs are at #331.124 or HF5382.75 at the library. A reference book about Canadian reference materials may be at #028.709, #31 or Z669.7 at the library. Many reference books include both the United States and Canada.< Less