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Secrets of the new 'Harry Potter' book safe at Lodi Public Library

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Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2007 10:00 pm

Andrea Woodruff, supervising librarian at the Lodi Public Library, said she's never seen people react to a book the way they react to the "Harry Potter" series.

With pre-orders in the millions for J.K. Rowling's seventh and final Harry Potter book, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," fans everywhere are trying to be the first to get their hands on the book.

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6 comments:

  • posted at 5:05 am on Sat, Jul 21, 2007.

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    Zach: To be a "Librarian" you must have a Master of Library and Information Science degree (MLIS) before you claim the title of "Librarian". You are correct in your description of what is available for teens at a public library! Libraries must evolve to meet the changes of the community, and this includes electronic and digital forms of information like DVDs, CD-Roms, E-Books, video games, wikis, blogs, rss feeds, etc. Game tournaments & online book clubs are some examples of the new stuff available at your local library!

     
  • posted at 2:44 pm on Sun, Jul 15, 2007.

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    go to http://www.haverfordlibrary.org/
    which you can link to each library section from there. i hoep you see my point that the library is certainly not dead, thats just a steriotypical view of it .. remember there's no sh in library

     
  • posted at 2:43 pm on Sun, Jul 15, 2007.

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    both are video game tournaments but they get the teens in then they see the cool contests such as the teen summer reading where teens read 5 books ,enter a slip , and are entered to win prizes ranging from a nintendo wii to a ipod shuffle.. so far we have about 250 teens signed up .. id say thats pretty good. and for the childrens reading club its about twice that , and of course you cant forget the adult reading club ... if you want more information


     
  • posted at 2:42 pm on Sun, Jul 15, 2007.

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    (continued)multitude of teen programs and thats the hardest audience to get. Right now soem of the most popular activites are our games day (we play the wii,ps2, etc) and our super smash bros. melee contests (haveing about 40 teens each)

     
  • posted at 2:41 pm on Sun, Jul 15, 2007.

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    im sorry sir but i think your mistaken. although yes i am a librarian myself, i am also only 15 and i love my job. However, this point is stated because of the fact the reason i am a librarian is because after school for a couple of days a week i noticed a bunch (about 20 or so) of kids would go to the library and play magic cards or read, or jsut hang out and our library is very reasponsive to it. infact we have a

     
  • posted at 5:37 pm on Thu, Jul 12, 2007.

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    Does anyone care about the library anymore?...Does anyone go there? You could shutter that place and no would know, except for the librarian...and the old guys who read the newspapers for free...The library has outlived its need...

     
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