Libraries are great for children, and it is not just because this a place where they can learn to read. Read more and see why you should take your child to the library! “I learned to print my name almost before I could read it — for the sole purpose of getting my own library … Continue reading Take Your Child to the Library
Google and the internet can not teach us everything we need to know. Also, what if this so sacred internet access is not available to you? The library is the great equalizer and source of education in our communities. Don’t forget about the library! “Libraries are at risk because we have forgotten how essential they … Continue reading Don’t forget about the library
Open a book. Open an iPad. Open a system for comic book design. Open a conversation. Open possibility. The library is more than just books. The library can open the world to you through technology, books, programs, and more. “BOSTON — An old joke about libraries goes like this: A boy walks into a library … Continue reading Open
Your public library is one of the most helpful and well loved institutions in your city. Libraries bring people together. They represent the diverse community and can promote equality. Everyone is welcomed and can be helped by their local library. Come one, come all! “The public library has features that make it different from any … Continue reading Come one, come all!
Librarians are aware that technology is booming; they know because of our tech crazed world the library must adapt. Libraries still hold relevance in today’s society. Libraries are increasing the amount of digital media, learning about different new electronics (so they can help people with their tech problems), and using social media to their advantage. … Continue reading Libraries Aren’t Going Anywhere
The Aberdeen Public Library Foundation was formed in 1993 as a way to accept and manage gifts bequeathed to the Library. Since that time, the assets have grown to over $1.1 million. A portion of the assets were used to help purchase the land for the new library in 2011 ($350,000) in conjunction with the … Continue reading About the Aberdeen Public Library Foundation
After much discussion, meeting, planning, and studying, here is the proposed floor plan for Aberdeen’s New Public Library. It is all on one level now, with a large, interactive children’s area that opens up to an outdoor play area of over 800 square feet. Teens will have a dedicated space and the adult area will be … Continue reading Proposed Floor Plan for Aberdeen’s New Public Library
Is the new library going to be the same size as the current library? The new library will have over 28,000 square feet of usable indoor and outdoor space. The current library is about 15,000 on the main floor, most all of which is jammed packed. The basement is about the same square footage, however … Continue reading Your New Aberdeen Public Library Answers
The Internet encourages, not replaces, library use. Every time more Internet terminals are added, the use of everything else goes UP – more books checked out, more browsing, more magazines read, more reference questions, more program attendance. Our community needs a new library in the digital age. IMPROVE LITERACY The children’s storytime – featuring real … Continue reading Why Build A New Library In The Digital Age?
The current library building is not able to meet the needs of our community, in both Aberdeen and the surrounding areas. We are not able to live up to our mission of providing the citizens of Aberdeen access to many things. In fact, access is restricted and limited due to the current building. At its … Continue reading We Are Not Meeting The Needs Of Our Community