A Little Extra Help – Why Public Libraries Need Social Workers » Public Libraries Online

by Jenna Nemec-Loise on September 23, 2014

“When I heard that the D.C. Public Library (DCPL) hired a social worker this past May to help improve outcomes for homeless patrons, I almost surprised myself. I don’t know if “underwhelmed” is quite the right word for my reaction, but I wasn’t exactly bowled over, either.

Because of course a library would hire a social worker. It’s kind of a no-brainer, isn’t it?”

via A Little Extra Help – Why Public Libraries Need Social Workers » Public Libraries Online.

Banned Books Week Celebrates Comics | American Libraries Magazine

Banned Books Week Celebrates Comics

Posted Monday, September 22, 2014 – 09:05

The Scoop

Jack Baur and Amanda Jacobs Foust

via Banned Books Week Celebrates Comics | American Libraries Magazine.

The Best Free Antivirus for 2014 | PCMag.com

By Neil J. Rubenking, September 17, 2014

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“Not having antivirus protection isn’t just a personal risk: Unprotected computers can be springboards for botnet and DDoS attacks. There are plenty of great free antivirus tools, so protect your computers now.”

via The Best Free Antivirus for 2014 | PCMag.com.

San Diego’s truly waterfront properties come at a premium | UTSanDiego.com

“We all know coastal living is expensive, but just how much more would it cost you to live as close to the water as possible in San Diego?

A new study by Zillow says a waterfront house in America’s Finest City costs 240 percent more than the median-priced home.”

via San Diego’s truly waterfront properties come at a premium | UTSanDiego.com.

Library Wants San Diego Trolley Passengers To Get Onboard With New Reading Program | KPBS

Library Wants San Diego Trolley Passengers To Get Onboard With New Reading Program

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

By Dwane Brown

via Library Wants San Diego Trolley Passengers To Get Onboard With New Reading Program | KPBS.

Amtrak announces its first class of writers in residence – LA Times

http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-amtrak-announces-first-class-of-writers-in-residence-20140924-story.html

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