Category Archives: LAPL Related

2017-06-22 Programs at Durant

Thursday, June 22, 2017 – Programs at Durant

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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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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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An Intriguing Reference Question

I was subbing at Durant Branch in late 2014. A patron who spoke Russian (but very little English) approached the reference desk together with a staff member who translated for him. The patron was a mathematician who wanted to know … Continue reading

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The Case for the Vertical File

Are you getting requests for juvy or YA material on “Day of the Dead”? There aren’t many books on this Mexican holiday and teachers don’t want material from the internet. What to do?

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