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Boys in the Band: The Alabama Tribute
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Grains to Glass
Drive-Thru Event
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Frisch Marionettes
The Story of Mowgli’s Fire
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Kentucky Shakespeare
Kentucky Living History
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Homeschool History Fair
Q: Batgirl
Which superheroine works as
a librarian during the day?
A: Batgirl
Batgirl
Batgirl is the alter ego of
Dr. Barbara Gordon who has a doctorate in library science. She is head of Gotham City Public Library.
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There Was Always Sun Shining Someplace: Life in the Negro Baseball Leagues Documentary
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Alfred Hitchcock Presents Marathon
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Bookmarked Book Club
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Matinee Movie: Coal Miner's Daughter
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Easter Dinner Bingo
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True Crime: Rodney Alcala
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Amazing Women in History: Amelia Earhart
Q: Benjamin Franklin
Who formed the first public lending library in America?
A: Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
The Franklin Public Library in Franklin, Massachusetts, is regarded as America's first public library. It was named in honor of Benjamin Franklin, who donated books instead of a bell for the town's church tower, leading to the library's establishment.
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Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Bash
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Sensory Saturday: Crazy Cereal Collages
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Q: Melvil Dewey
Who was the librarian that invented the widely used Dewey Decimal Classification System in libraries today?
A: Melvil Dewey
Melvil Dewey
Born in 1851, Melvil Dewey revolutionized American librarianship. He invented the Dewey Decimal Classification at Amherst (1874-1877), co-founded the American Library Association, and established the first library school.
Readers are Leaders
Readers Are Leaders
Story Times
Q: Andrew Carnegie
Which philanthropist donated $60 million to create libraries across america?
A: Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie
Carnegie wanted public libraries to become instruments of change — not luxuries, but rather necessities, important institutions — as vital to the community as police and fire stations and public schools.
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