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Library News Update: 3D Printing Arrives at the Library, a brief history of the Bookmobile, and more

File photo. The Johnson County Library's Shawnee branch is located at 13811 Johnson Drive.

Libraries are often on the forefront of technology. The Chicago Public Library brings new meaning to that trend with its new CPL Innovation Lab. The Innovation Lab is free to the public and features three 3D printers, 3D printing software and various related tools. The CPL is also offering workshops to introduce patrons to the technology.

Chicago Public Library To Open 3D Printer Space

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At Mosio we’ve been watching the ’3D Printer in Libraries’ trend grow and we’re all for it. Chicago isn’t the only one. Joining them is the Saxonburg Area Library in Pittsburg, which received a generous gift of one 3D printer for its patrons to explore.

Heard Off the Street: Library’s 3-D printer spits out all kinds of fun and learning

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From technology innovation to the history of an innovative way to provide service to underserviced rural communities, the Chicoer has a story of the beginning of the California State Library Bookmobile. Long before digital reference was avialable, libraries reached out to patrons by physically bringing services to them. We might even say that the Bookmobile can be seen as the start of mobile reference

Check It Out: A library on wheels

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We’re also keeping our eye and these trends in library technologies and services, from the Library as a retail space, to studies on how young people are using libraries today.

Dalby Library enters the digital age

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Library system works to serve patrons’ changing technological needs

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When Libraries Become Retailers

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Siouxland Libraries Upgrade System

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Libraries will release a “Top 10″ recommendation list starting this fall

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THE LATEST ADDITION TO THE OBAMACARE ARMY: LIBRARIES

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Library learning to grow on its own

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Hutt libraries offer eReaders

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New report maps young Americans’ library, technology use

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Lake libraries add new database useful for finding friends, doing business research and more

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Young adults like libraries and books, new study finds

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W.O.W. bus brings books, technology to Missoula County

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Healthy libraries, healthy communities

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NFC tagged library lets you research books with your smartphone before you borrow

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Library user numbers up 10,000 as eBook usage rockets

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Queens Library Introduces Downloadable E-Magazines

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Libraries offer patrons e-books

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Westfield Library offers magazine collection online

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Library use can reverse falling standards

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Johnson County Library honored for innovation

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Staten Island’s Stapleton library bigger, beautiful and chock full of books

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Library to start Sunday hours

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Library News Update: Libraries unite to increase size of catalog, Helping Seniors Learn New Technology, Library Appreciates Support – Offers Free Alerts

The Library of Congress has a wide array of historical collections. The latest to be digitized and made available to the public for viewing is a set of 400 early Twentieth Century panoramic postcards. The postcard collection took 4 years to digitize and represents 39 states. They can be viewed online. Additionally the Library of Congress already has 4000 historic panoramic photos available for viewing online.

Library of Congress Digitizes Stunning Collection of Early Panoramic Postcards

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Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein made a generous gift to the Sheepshead Bay public libraries to buy laptops to loan to patrons. The laptops can be used anywhere in the libraries, and ease the burden on the heavily used desktop stations. The goal of the laptop program is provide people with opportunities that may improve their lives, that would be extremely difficult without computer access.

Loaner laptops draw library users

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These are some other library news stories we’re excited by this week.

Little Free Libraries great example of neighborly kindness

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Libraries unite to increase size of catalog

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Grand Strand libraries adding e-books, other streamlining media into circulation

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Waterford library opens self-check station

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Northbrook library upgrades technology

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Moms’ love for libraries anchors future

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Sacramento Library Offering State-Of-The-Art 3-D Printer Use

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Some Clearwater libraries will use RFID chip technology

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Aurora Public Library Bookmobile to be featured at Bookmobile Roundup

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Wauconda Area Library adds new state-of-the-art eBook service

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Self-study goes high-tech

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Front-yard libraries turn back page of time

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Whitehall Public Library changes with the times

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Cupertino Library unveils new ‘Tech Toolbar’ for e-reading material

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Library’s catalog easier to search

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Library Appreciates Support, Offers Free Alerts

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Pima County Libraries help create a career-ready workforce

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County libraries offer tremendous help in digital age

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Lorain libraries, including Avon and North Ridgeville, now offer free digital magazines

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Helping Seniors Learn New Technology

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Libraries offer free music downloads

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Missoula Public Library looks to future as books fill every nook

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Westfield Memorial Library Offers New E-Book Service ‘Freading’

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Library NewsByte: The library is home to not only books, Library launches free mobile app, Vending machines latest library offering from Northland

Members of the public making good use of the Family Mobile Library during its stop at Reayrt y Chrink, Port Erin

Maureen Sullivan, President of the ALA, writes on the Huffington Post about the new Pew study showing that the vast majority of parents place a high value libraries. She discusses what libraries have to offer children and parents, from tangible resources to intangible experiences, such as instilling a love of reading and providing a safe community environment.

Libraries Offer Children Resources Not Available at Home

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One of the intangible items libraries offer to all patrons, is the experience of browsing. This editorial talks about the personal experience of browsing at the library.

Libraries offer more than books – it’s a personal experience

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In this difficult economy, people are finding the library can be an essential resource in finding a job. The Spencer Daily Reporter talks specifically about the ways the Spencer Public Library is helping patrons in their job search. They include access to computers and the internet and books on cover letters, resumes, and job searching. Additionally, the library website has links to skill building resources.

How the library Can Help You to Find a Job!

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Read more about the ways libraries are helping people in these other news items.

The library is home to not only books

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Clive library to launch new online catalog

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Library makes changes

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Parents Value Libraries’ Digital Technologies and Programs, Pew Research Shows

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The New York Public Library Discusses eBook Pilot Projects

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Get the library app

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Even in Digital Age, Libraries Still Considered Crucial to Youth Development by Most U.S. Parents

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College Libraries Transition to High Tech Learning Centers

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Libraries; maintaining a role in the digital world

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Mobile service helping those who can’t get to local library

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B-BP Looking to Shore Up Library Programs, Enhance Technology

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Little Free Library is a great, big idea in little, tiny space

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Shorewood-Troy Library Now Offers Home Delivery Service

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Vending machines latest library offering from Northland

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Magazines go digital at Garfield County Libraries

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More people using libraries with book loans up 3% in 2012

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3D Printing Comes to Sunnyvale Library

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New Rochelle Library is not bed-bug infested

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New Library Program to Try Out Tablets & E-Readers Starts at 10 a.m.

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Library launches free mobile app

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Libraries unite to bump up size of catalog

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The bookmobile gets the digital treatment

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Library News: America’s First Virtual Library Opens at Suburban Station, British Library sets out to archive the Web, Reach out and learn at the Library

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America’s First Virtual Library Opens at Suburban Station

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County library eBook use grows, new technology expected

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Shelf Life: Library on board for digital literacy

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Reach out and learn at the Library

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British Library sets out to archive the Web

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Technology hub helps Columbus library connect with younger patrons

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Library technology worth hooting about

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Mahoning County’s libraries of tomorrow are focus of today

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Kitsap Regional Library now offering digital magazines

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Library brings small businesses, nonprofits together to talk technology

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Hack the humanities: The Digital Public Library of America is coming

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Prototype of Digital Public Library of America to launch in Boston this month

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Iowa City library begins digital history effort

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Fairfield County District Library to boast more items in online catalog through new deal

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Libraries to lend ebooks under new pilot scheme

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Philly Free Library Debuts Virtual Collection at Suburban Station

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New system at MHS Library to offer more selections

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Little Free Libraries

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Investing at the Library

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New library system highlights e-resources

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New Service Allows Mentor Public Library Patrons To Stream Indie Films

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Welcome to the Fox: best little library around

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New Illinois library system means more access for less money

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Free Wi-fi to be rolled out across West Sussex libraries

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Award just latest show of library’s excellence

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