Library News & Updates

Black Lives Matter!

July 1, 2020

All of us at the Durland Alternatives Library believe that Black Lives Matter. We support and stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests demanding freedom, self-determination, and dignity. We support racial justice for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and we are committed to being an inclusive, anti-racist organization.

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A-Z Impacts of Plastic

June 4, 2020

Each month from May to August the A-Z Impacts of Plastic Digital Series is hosting online events with presenters and live discussion on the impacts of plastic in 4 areas of our lives, health, economy, environment, and climate. Speakers will also participate in networking sessions and breakout discussions. The Alternatives Library has long been an…

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Library Items due JULY 6

May 12, 2020

In accordance with the Finger Lakes Library System, all library items will now be due on Monday, July 6, 2020. You will not incur any fees or fines for holding those items with you in the meantime. Stay safe, healthy, and reading!

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Voices from Prisons Across the Country, A Zoom Poetry Reading!

April 19, 2020

Voices from Prisons Across the Country Join us to experience the power of poetry and prose submitted to the on-campus nonprofit, Prisoner Express, from incarcerated individuals across the US. Students working with Prisoner Express will read poetry and theme writings, discuss the volunteer opportunities that are available, and share some of the insights and personal growth they have gained while working…

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Library Closed Until Further Notice

March 13, 2020

Dear patrons, The Durland Alternatives Library is closed to the public until further notice and all items will have an extended loan period. Please check our website again or email if you have any questions. Q. When will the library re-open? A. We will re-open on April 13th if possible. Updates can be found…

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Winter Break Hours

November 23, 2019

The library will be hibernating over winter break (we hope you’ll catch up on some much-needed sleep too!). See below for our winter break schedule. Closed: Thursday 12/19/19 – Sunday 1/12/20 | Reopened: Monday 1/13/20 – 1/26/20, 11 to 5 M-F Regular Schedule begins Monday 1/27/20 Have a safe and restful winter break everyone! – The…

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The Alternatives Library Documentary

November 2, 2019

Last year, filmmaker Shira Evergreen created a documentary film on our little library. Enjoy!

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