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Libraries nurture young minds, local ties

Posted by on May 15, 2014 in Letters to the Editor, Library News | Comments Off on Libraries nurture young minds, local ties

  April 27, 2014 By Peggy Dover for the Mail Tribune: I felt as if we’d just committed robbery, and I was somewhat giddy about it. “We don’t have to pay? I asked Mom, walking quickly and glancing over my shoulder. We’d each left the building on foot with our arms...

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Mail Tribune Endorses Libraries for All

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 in Library News | Comments Off on Mail Tribune Endorses Libraries for All

Mail Tribune Endorses Libraries for All

County library district: Yes Measure would protect the community’s investment in its public library system 1 of 3 clicks used this month LOGIN | REGISTER | SUBSCRIBE April 28, 2014 Medford Mail Tribune: If being asked to pass a tax levy to operate the county libraries sounds...

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Jackson County library supporters cautiously optimistic about vote

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in Library News | Comments Off on Jackson County library supporters cautiously optimistic about vote

  April 13, 2014 By Ryan Pfeil Mail Tribune Michelle Blum Atkinson can say she has lived through the largest library closure in U.S. history. The six-month shuttering of Jackson County’s 15 branches in 2007 because of cuts in federal funding is still fresh in her mind. The story...

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Voters Pamphlet Available Online

Posted by on Apr 5, 2014 in Library News | Comments Off on Voters Pamphlet Available Online

Follow this link to read the Jackson County Voters Pamphlet online. http://www.co.jackson.or.us/Files/JACKSON%20MAY%2014%20Final%20VP.pdf

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Stand for Children and Mi Voz Cuenta Endorses Libraries for All

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 in Library News | Comments Off on Stand for Children and Mi Voz Cuenta Endorses Libraries for All

Stand for Children and Mi Voz Cuenta Endorses Libraries for All

We are parents, grandparents, teachers, and community members who advocate for education.  We believe all students have a right to succeed. Our high school graduation rates are unacceptable. Many children are entering school already behind. Public libraries and their special literacy programs...

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Home-schoolers in Support of the Libraries

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 in Library News | Comments Off on Home-schoolers in Support of the Libraries

Home-schoolers in Support of the Libraries The libraries are a resource to the home-school community beyond measure.  They are a vital part of our chosen path of education.  Not only are they a source of reference, but a hub for convening.  The libraries offer the people at the far reaches of...

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