Take Your Child to the Library

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

Don’t forget about 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

Come one, come all!

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!

Libraries Aren’t Going Anywhere

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

About the Aberdeen Public Library Foundation

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

Proposed Floor Plan for Aberdeen’s New Public Library

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

Your New Aberdeen Public Library Answers

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

Why Build A New Library In The Digital Age?

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?