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Despite the wide availability of public and private K-12 education, many parents and children prefer to learn at home – at their own pace, using the curriculum of their choice and, in many cases, the resources available in public libraries. Many parents were homeschooled before the health emergency, when a pandemic was the last thing …

For the second year now, National Book Week has gone relatively unnoticed due to COVID-19 restrictions. Before the pandemic, I would participate in book-related events like International Children’s Book Day on April 2 which fell on or around Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday; World Book Day on April 23, marking the day in 1616 of the …

THING A vaccine pass can be created by going online or calling for a hard copy. Vaccine passes will be required for anyone wishing to use the Timaru District Council swimming pools, libraries, guest services, art gallery and museum, starting Friday. People will also need to prove their immunization status before attending any council, committee …

A My Vaccine Pass will be required from Friday to enter most public facilities in Christchurch, according to the city council. The whole of the South Island will be upgraded to amber when the new traffic light system goes into effect on Friday. “At the orange level, only people who have been doubly vaccinated and …

Three branches of the Monterey County Free Libraries have a new device, a video magnifier to help elderly and visually impaired clients. Video magnifiers can help people read not only books and library materials, but also documents such as bank statements. Video magnifiers “can work with anything, including three-dimensional objects,” says MCFL director Hillary Theyer. …

HAMPSTEAD —Hampstead Public Library adds new items to his collection almost every week. This includes bestsellers, books by favorite authors, and books by new authors. You’ll find new non-fiction, science fiction, fantasy, mystery and more. There are also new books for children of all ages and new books for young adult readers. And that’s not …

Hanukkah begins at sunset on November 28. Menorah Lighting at South Shore Plaza BRAINTED – Shaloh House Chabad will celebrate the start of Chanukah with menorah lighting at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 28, at South Shore Plaza, 250 Granite St., Braintree. Lighting will take place on the lower level of the mall near the …

For over a decade, Baylor Libraries have proudly supported the Black Gospel Music Restoration Project (BGMRP), the world’s largest initiative to identify, acquire, scan, digitize, catalog and make accessible the rapidly vanishing American heritage. vinyl records of “Golden Age” gospel music. Since its launch in 2006, the BGMRP has grown in size and reputation. The …

SINCE the first lockdown followed by a gradual easing of restrictions, there have been moments of euphoria: going to restaurants and bars again, opening gyms and being allowed to travel abroad. But it took me until this week to discover another freedom I had almost forgotten – a visit to my local library. Libraries are …

A LL is not doing well at the Victoria and Albert Museum. A planned merger of curatorial libraries leaves worried staff in limbo – while one of the plan’s architects travels to Italy for a month of research “apparently to elude questions,” a source claims. But a source from V&A fired back, saying Antonia Boström …