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Star rating for Public library and other stories
Publisher:
Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC
Pub. Date:
2016
Language:
English
Description:
"Why are books so very powerful? What do the books we've read over our lives--our own personal libraries--make of us? What does the unraveling of our tradition of public libraries, so hard-won but now in jeopardy, say about us? The stories in Ali Smith's new collection are about what we do with books and what they do with us: how they travel with us; how they shock us, change us, challenge us, banish time while making us older, wiser and ageless all...
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Star rating for Wake County Public Library papers
Description:
The collection is divided into the following subgroups: Olivia Raney Library, 1899-1996; Library Administration, 1966-2004; Friends of the Library, 1981-2001; Apex/Eva Perry Regional Library, 1957-; Athens Drives Library, 1977-; Cameron Village Regional Library,1974-; Cary Library, 1960-; Fuquay-Varina Library, 1954-; Garner/Southeast Regional Library, 1968-; Richard B. Harrison Library, 1935-; Knightdale/East Regional Library, 1971-; North Hills/Twin...
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Star rating for Overdue
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press
Pub. Date:
[2022]
Language:
English
Average Rating:
3.5 stars
Description:
When Oliver began work as a school librarian she felt qualified for the job. What she learned was that librarians are expected to serve as mediators and mental-health-crisis-support professionals, customer service reps and administrators of overdose treatment, fierce loyalists to institutionalized mythology and enforced silence, and arms of state surveillance. Here she highlights the national problems that have existed in library since they were founded:...
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Star rating for I work at a public library
Publisher:
Adams Media
Pub. Date:
[2014]
Language:
English
Average Rating:
2 stars
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Star rating for The Colonial and State records of North Carolina
Publisher:
Broadfoot
Pub. Date:
1993
Language:
English
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Star rating for Ring a ring o' roses
Publisher:
The Library
Pub. Date:
199?
Language:
English
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Star rating for The New York Public Library African American desk reference
Publisher:
J. Wiley
Pub. Date:
[1999]
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Star rating for Part of our lives
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Pub. Date:
[2015]
Language:
English
Average Rating:
3 stars
Description:
"Part of Our Lives challenges the conventional idea that public libraries are valuable mostly because they are essential to democracy. Instead, this book uses the voices of generations of public library users to argue that Americans have loved their libraries for the useful information they make accessible; the public spaces they provide; and the commonplace reading materials they supply that help users make sense of the world around them."--
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Star rating for Home and Neighborhood Development Society Records
Language:
English
Description:
Part of a national program sponsoored by Sears, Roebuck Foundation to revitalize older neighborhoods, the raleighbranch of the Home and Neighborhood Development Sponsors was founded in 1958 and headed by Vallie Henderson, lifelong resident of the Oakwood neighborhood of Raleigh. The organization was largely made up of members of the various Raleigh garden clubs, and concentrated on beautifying Raleigh neighborhoods, later concentration on beautifying...
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Star rating for Marriage records from the files of the Greensboro, N.C. Patriot, 1826-1899
Series:
Publisher:
[The Library?]
Pub. Date:
[1900?]
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Star rating for The New York Public Library book of twentieth-century American quotations
Publisher:
Warner Books
Pub. Date:
[1992]
Language:
English
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Star rating for Little River Historical Society, Inc. Collection
Language:
English
Description:
The Little River Historical Society was founded in 1977, and is dedicated to learning about and preserving the unique local history of Zebulon and the surrounding areas. The collection includes scrapbooks spaning 1977-1984.
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Star rating for The southern Negro and the public library
Publisher:
The University of Chicago press
Pub. Date:
1941
Language:
English
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Star rating for The New York Public Library amazing mythology
Publisher:
J. Wiley
Pub. Date:
[2000]
Language:
English
Description:
Over two hundred questions and answers introduce myths from many ancient cultures, including Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Celtic, Norse, and Native American.
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Star rating for The services of the Richard B. Harrison Public Library, Raleigh, North Carolina
Publisher:
[publisher not identified]
Pub. Date:
1962
Language:
English
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Star rating for The history of public library service in Durham, North Carolina, 1897 to 1997
Publisher:
Durham County Library
Pub. Date:
[1998]
Language:
English
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Star rating for The New York Public Library amazing Hispanic American history
Publisher:
John Wiley
Pub. Date:
[1998]
Language:
English
Description:
Consists of questions and answers about Latinos, revealing the common history which unites them while also showing how they differ depending upon their country of origin.
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Star rating for Stanford L. Warren Branch Library
Publisher:
Durham County Library
Pub. Date:
1990
Language:
English
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Star rating for The Stonewall reader
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Pub. Date:
2019
Language:
English
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Star rating for The state records of North Carolina
Publisher:
Nash brothers, printers
Pub. Date:
1886-1907
Language:
English

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