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2014-03-12 16:24:08

Category-Creating Mobile Service Adds Thousands of Hollywood Titles and Global TV Shows at Bi-Annual Convention, Expanding Catalog for Patrons at Participating Public Libraries HOLLAND, Ohio, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advancing development and category leadership of mobile access to public library content, hoopla digital (hoopladigital.com) today announced new content partnerships with BBC Worldwide North America (Canada) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. The new agreements,...

2014-03-03 16:23:41

Career Online High School Pilot Program Begins March 3 LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Public Library is the first public library in the nation to offer adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online through Career Online High School (COHS), in partnership with Gale, part of Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of educational content, tools and services to libraries, schools and businesses. Beginning...

2014-02-26 23:29:10

Library trades in older units for 16 new AWE Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Station™ computers that provide early learning skills and school readiness for young children in a bilingual format Chester, PA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Pierce County Library, headquartered in Tacoma, Wash., acquired 16 new Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Station™ computers from AWE for its 18-branch library system. The library traded in older Early Literacy Stations as part of AWE’s Trade-In Program for...

2014-02-26 23:27:16

Libraries Discover Benefits of Polaris’ Integrated E-Content Partnerships, Next Generation Web-Based Library Platform and How to Engage the Community at the Public Library Association 2014 Conference Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software for public libraries, will be attending the Public Library Association (PLA) 2014 Conference to discuss the impact technology trends have on public libraries and solutions...

2014-02-19 23:31:40

AWE's Early Literacy Station™ Computers Provide Early Learning Skills and School Readiness for Young Children Chester, PA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 AWE has announced that the Cleveland Public Library has added 54 of AWE’s Early Literacy Station™ computers across its 27 branches. The Early Literacy Station is an all-in-one touchscreen computer system designed for children approximately 2-8 years old. It features over 60 pre-loaded educational software programs that include...

2014-02-18 23:20:40

Spanish speaking library patrons will be able to access AtoZdatabases.com for free from their local libraries. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 AtoZdatabases.com now provides public libraries, academic institutions and government agencies access to a Spanish-language version of its website. The leading provider of job search, reference and marketing databases can now be used by millions of Spanish speaking library patrons with this exclusive Spanish-language version. According to the...

2014-02-11 23:02:25

Library patrons can conduct background searches completely free, exclusively at AtoZdatabases.com. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 AtoZdatabases is the premier provider of job search, reference and marketing databases for libraries, academic institutions and government agencies. Users of AtoZdatabases can now conduct free, unlimited background searches for over 220 million people nationwide through LocateAmerica.com. The background search feature is available to library patrons...

2014-01-30 23:32:42

East Hampton Public Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books, announces availability of OneClickdigital, IndieFlix, Transparent Language Online and ePrep. East Hampton, CT (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 East Hampton Public Library (East Hampton, CT), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of four electronic resources: OneClickdigital, IndieFlix, Transparent Language Online and ePrep. OneClickdigital...

2014-01-30 23:04:16

Brampton Library to Test First Fully-integrated 3M E-content Solution in Canada Syracuse, N.Y. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software for public libraries, proudly announces a Polaris customer selected as a member of the Advisory Council for the Canadian launch of the 3M Cloud Library eBook Lending System. Brampton Library, located in Ontario, will partner with 3M Library Systems to offer the 3M Cloud Library, a simplified...

2014-01-28 23:31:46

Fourth Annual Literacy Award Spotlights Creative Programs Conducted by Public Libraries Chester, PA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 AWE, Inc. is pleased to announce the winner of the 2013 awe inspiring: AWE’s Literacy Success Award. The winner of the third annual award is Homewood Public Library in Homewood, Ill. A panel of five judges selected the winner. Homewood Public Library will be presented the award at the Public Library Association (PLA) Conference in March in Indianapolis, Ind. As...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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