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Tea And Coffee For Your Reading Pleasure

When was the last time you brewed cup of tea, and browsed the collection at the library? You can now brew yourself tea or coffee at the Durland Alternatives Library, totally free! We have a coffee and tea station with hot water kettles, tea bags with loose leaf tea blends, and locally roasted coffee pour overs.…

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Want help with your non-profit website?

This is a quick note for all the activists, community organizers, social entrepreneurs, and non-profit directors out there… Because websites are challenging. With all the choices, and all the clutter, and all the competition, how are you building your audience and awareness about your work? If you have any questions about your website, or want…

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3 Adventurous Ways to Get To The Alternatives Library

As it turns out, driving isn’t the best way to get to the Durland Alternatives Library. Unless you’re willing to wait until 5pm when parking is available on campus, you’re better off taking an alternative route… such as the topic of this post. First I want to be honest – the real reason I’m writing this…

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Long Overdue… No More Late Fees

What motivates you more… The risk of having a late fee on your account or… Knowing that someone has requested and is waiting to read the book that you have checked out, but haven’t opened in a few weeks. I’m actually curious, I’d love to know… Because we just decided to remove late fees from…

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Book sale was a HUGE success – Thank you!

Our book sale was awesome. We sold hundreds, if not thousands of items… all books that have been donated to the library and saved up for this event. The funds we raised will help us send more books to prisoners requesting them through our Prisoner Express program. All the remaining items left over from the…

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Art Show : Prisoner Expresso – Coffee anyone?

Like the rest of us, many prisoners start their days with a cup of coffee. Some get in it at morning chow; some make it in their cells (if they are in those prisons allowing small coffee makers in cells). Perhaps what is unique to prisoners is that some of the prisoners save part of…

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