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The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced Sacramento Public Library as a National Medal for Museum and Library Service finalist.

Sacramento Public Library’s One Book Poe named Best in Show at local American Advertising Federation Awards.

StoryCorps and California public libraries are looking for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans to tell the stories of their tattoos for an exhibition on veterans’ experiences.

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Fair Oaks Library Opens New Teen Locale
America River Messenger | 04/10/2014
Meeting at the library to chill, just got a little cooler. The Fair Oaks branch of the Sacramento County Library system held its grand opening of the new TEEN SPACE on Saturday March 29th. Official representatives on hand for the ceremonies included District 4 County Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan and County Library Director Rivkah Sass.

The public telling of young Ben Underwood’s inspirational life and untimely death began with a series of stories by Sacramento Bee reporter Cynthia Hubert, published between May 2006 and January 2009. His story now continues in Echoes of an Angel: The Miraculous True Story of a Boy Who Lost His Eyes But Could Still See, written by his mother, Aquanetta Gordon, and co-writer Chris Macias, The Bee’s food and wine writer.

Tom Tolley, a technician at the Sacramento Public Library’s Central Library, assisted in research for the book, “Deadly Illusions: Jean Harlow and the Murder of Paul Bern.” “Being on that desk at just the right time is another one of those magic moments working at the Central Library for over 30 years have afforded me,” Tolley said.

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