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2017-06-22 Programs at Durant

Thursday, June 22, 2017 – Programs at Durant

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Uber Complaint

It was just last week I took my first Uber ride.  The short 1-mile trip had me very impressed.  Speed, convenience and affordability seemed to make this form of transportation the best thing since sliced bread.   However, the events … Continue reading

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Durant is not For the Birds !!

Bird people program in the Community Room at Durant Branch 3-30-2017. Durant is not for the birds! . Bird people give an uplifting program at Will and Ariel Durant Branch of Los Angeles Public Library on March30, 2017  

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Exposition Park Library Chess Club: 1991 – 2010 (photos: 2001 – 2005)

The Exposition Park Library Chess Club was one of the most successful and longest running programs in the history of LAPL.   From 1991 – when I first came to Expo – until my retirement in 2010, the club ran … Continue reading

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60 Minutes “Chess Country” video: Benefits of chess

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/chess-country/ CBS 60 Minutes video called “Chess Country” highlights the value of chess for youngsters.  A chess teacher comes to rural -“backward” – Franklin County, Mississippi, teaches chess in the classroom and creates trophy winning chess tournament players (who also … Continue reading

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Big Brother comes to LAPL

The following email I sent August 4, 2016, is self-explanatory: to rmorales, ecaswell, Carol, Librarians To: Robert Morales, Senior Management Analyst II cc:

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Tip_04_Remote Sign Out

Google:  Remote sign out:

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Tip_03_Clear Browsing Data

Google “Clear browsing data”:

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Tip_02_Bookmark Folders

Chrome bookmark “LAPL” folder:

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Tip_01_Snipping Tool

Snipping Tool for XZ lists:

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