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Go Green! Switch to Email Notifications!

If you haven't done the switch, opt out of paper notices and receive notices of due dates and holds by email. Not only will you help us cut down the use of paper and the cost of postal mail, you won't have to meddle with unexpected delays with postal service and chance missing your holds. We do not use your email for promotional services or share your email with anyone else. It is solely used to notify you when your items are due and when requested items are ready for pick up.

Making the switch is simple. Follow these steps on how to change your preferences via My Account.

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2010 Eisner Awards

It's better late than never to share the 2010 Eisner Awards, announced at San Diego ComicCon this summer!

The Eisner Awards honors the best and brightest in the comics industry and are a great way to learn about popular titles! Listed below are a few highlights. You can view the full list of winners and nominees here.

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New Graphic Novels Newsletter

The new graphic novels highlights have a new home! Instead of monthly blogposts featuring new titles, we will now publish a monthly bookletter (book + newsletter = bookletter)! The bookletter will include a variety of adult, teen, and children titles. You can subscribe to the list via email or RSS. While youre signing up for the graphic novel bookletter, check out our other available bookletters! We have a variety of topics including movies, horror, lifestyles, and many more! 

Enjoy!

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October 1st is Follow a Library on Twitter Day

October 1st is Follow a Library on Twitter day! If you're a Twitter member and follow libraries, simply add #followalibrary to a tweet and mention which libraries you follow! If you do not follow a library, visit our list or FollowaLibrary's list of libraries and start following now! 

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Banned Books Week: September 25th - October 2nd

Saturday, September 25th is the beginning of Banned Books Week, a week dedicated to celebrating the freedom to read by highlighting some of the books that faced censorship over the years.

The American Library Association compiles lists of challenged books each year including a list of classic titles, many of which may surprise you. These titles come from reports on book challenges, which are "formal written requests to remove a book from a library or classroom because of an objection to the book’s content."

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