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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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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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Teen Council: a Case of Vagueness & Underfunding

For several years (around 1993) I was officially YA Librarian at Exposition Park Regional Branch.  My least favorite assignment in this capacity was to organize a “Teen Council” for our branch.  The instructions as to what I should do were … Continue reading

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Bookmobile Geography Contest

Below is the “passport” for my Bookmobile Geography Contest program (circa 1985) – which is self explanatory: Click below for larger view passport geography contest  

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