CBE February Library Newsletter: 2019 Midwinter Wrap-Up
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2019 Midwinter Wrap-Up

Attendance sees a boost in the Emerald City

 February 5, 2019

While Chicago’s American Library Association (ALA) headquarters shivered in historically frigid temperatures with the rest of the Midwest, Seattle stayed in the comparatively balmy 50s and upper 40s for the 2019 Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits January 25–29.

The Emerald City played host to more than 9,200 attendees (as compared with 8,036 in 2018 and 8,995 in 2017), who came to soak up the words of big-name speakers, learn from the practices of their peers, and network around subjects practical and theoretical. As with recent Midwinters, many sessions focused on the empowerment of women and underrepresented communities and the importance of advocacy and social justice.

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Dewey Decibel Podcast: Fostering New Businesses

Episode 35 looks at libraries helping local entrepreneurs

 February 15, 2019

February 16–23 is National Entrepreneurship Week. As community hubs and incubators, libraries are perfectly positioned to help new businesses get off their feet and thrive—whether it’s by offering resources and books to spark ideas or hosting programs on the ins-and-outs of business management led by local business leaders.

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Featured Titles

The Riddle Of The Sphinx

From a daring escape over revolutionary Iran's Zagros Mountains to the glittering night clubs of Paris and the halls of Princeton University, the novel explores the workings of the human mind.


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Prayer Thoughts

Prayer Thoughts were originally written for the Church's newsletter. They were written to encourage the members to use scriptures to expand their prayer language.


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More Prayer Thoughts II:

Consider the lilies, daisies, and grasses of the fields, they neither toil nor labor. Also, consider the birds that fly, your Heavenly Father provides for all of these. How much more will He provide.


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