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Alachua County Awarded For Sensory Storytime Program

By on September 25th, 2015 | Last updated: September 24, 2015 at 5:37 pm

The Alachua County Library District recently won the Innovation of the Year award for its Sensory Storytime program. The program is designed for pre-school children with autism and other sensory integration needs.

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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Inserts Art Into STEM Education

By on September 16th, 2015 | Last updated: September 16, 2015 at 3:09 pm

“Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead” is a new series of after-school programs through the Alachua County Library District. They focus on teaching traditional STEM topics, science, technology, engineering and math through an art lens. The sessions will include topics such as graphic design, video game and film creation and mathematically inspired works of art. The program will begin Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the ACLD’s Archer Branch.

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Therapy Dog Shadow Remembered By His Owner, Those He Helped Volunteering

By on March 20th, 2015 | Last updated: March 20, 2015 at 5:58 pm

A black Lab named Shadow died recently after more than a decade of therapy work at the Tower Road Branch Library. The Read With A Dog program will continue to be held every Wednesday afternoon, but Shadow will be missed by those who knew him.

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Gainesville’s Civic Media Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary

By on October 19th, 2013 | Last updated: October 19, 2013 at 9:44 pm

Gainesville’s Civic Media Center is hosting a celebration Friday in honor of a milestone it has reached.

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New library branch to be built on University Avenue

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 6:04 pm

A library will be built on E. University Avenue. It will replace a park and have multiple resources and services for the community.

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Florida libraries celebrate third annual snapshot day

By on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Libraries across the state participated in the third annual Florida Library Snapshot Day, an event designed to gather feedback and share stories about the impact Florida libraries have in community members’ lives.

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