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Financial Education Webinar for Librarians

July 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is partnering with IMLS and other federal agencies and library organizations to help libraries connect their customers to financial information, resources, and community experts. On Thursday, July 10, CFPB presents a financial education webinar for librarians at 2:30 p.m. EST. The webinar is the first in a monthly series that will provide updates on CFPB’s activities, resources for librarians, and opportunities for questions and answers. [Read more →]

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Libraries and Adult Education Program Team Up on Digital Literacy

July 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

The recent results of the international “Survey of Adult Skills” estimated that 36 million Americans are low-skilled in literacy, and 3 million are eager to gain additional education and training but are hampered by barriers such as transportation, child care, and work schedules.

The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) are working together to encourage effective collaborations between libraries and federally funded adult education programs to help more Americans take advantage of the educational, employment, financial, health, social and civic resources that are available online. [Read more →]

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Facebook Advertising: Getting Control

June 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Yesterday I received a friendly email from Facebook about making Ads better and giving me more control.  I thought aha now I can get rid of those pesky ads that follow me around.  But then I stopped, took a breath and read.

There is a great video that I could not share directly here that explains how you can customize Facebook and see only the ads you want to see. Follow this link and watch the video.
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Summer Reading Program at a Library Near You

June 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

To find your local library to learn more about their summer reading program.

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