1. Darien Library: The Great Good Place

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    Heart of the Community. Gather. Essential. Social vitality. These are all words that happen to describe Darien Library, don't you think? Manny Perez, documentary filmmaker must have thought so, too. For more information, please visit: http://www.darienlibrary.org/greatgoodplace

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    • Library History: Ancient Libraries

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      This video is part two of a six-part video series focusing on the history of libraries. The section focuses on ancient libraries from the 900 BCE to the 300 BCE. The video is intended for use with an online course, but anyone is free to explore the materials. To learn more about the history of libraries, go to http://eduscapes.com/history/ancient

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      • Library History: The Beginnings

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        This video is part one of a six-part video series focusing on the history of libraries. The section focuses on general topics in library history and the beginnings of libraries. The video is intended for use with an online course, but anyone is free to explore the materials. To learn more about the history of libraries, go to http://eduscapes.com/history/beginnings

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        • Library History: Early Libraries

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          This video is part three of a six-part video series focusing on the history of libraries. The section focuses on early libraries from the 400s to the 1400s CE. The video is intended for use with an online course, but anyone is free to explore the materials. To learn more about the history of libraries, go to http://eduscapes.com/history/early

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          • Library History: Modern Libraries

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            This video is part four of a six-part video series focusing on the history of libraries. The section focuses on modern libraries from the 1500s to the 1800s CE. The video is intended for use with an online course, but anyone is free to explore the materials. To learn more about the history of libraries, go to http://eduscapes.com/history/modern

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            • Library History: Contemporary Libraries

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              This video is part five of a six-part video series focusing on the history of libraries. The section focuses on contemporary libraries during the 1900s. The video is intended for use with an online course, but anyone is free to explore the materials. To learn more about the history of libraries, go to http://eduscapes.com/history/contemporary

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              • Library History: Today and Tomorrow

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                This video is part six of a six-part video series focusing on the history of libraries. The section focuses on libraries today and tomorrow. The video is intended for use with an online course, but anyone is free to explore the materials. To learn more about the history of libraries, go to http://eduscapes.com/history/future

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                • Library History: An Overview

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                  This video introduces a six-part video series focusing on the history of libraries. The video is intended for use with an online course, but anyone is free to explore the materials. To learn more about the history of libraries, go to http://eduscapes.com/history

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                  • New Darien Library: Opening Day

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                    On Saturday, January 10, 2009, Darien Library opened its doors for the first time at 1441 Post Road in Darien CT. January 10th that year was proclaimed "Darien Library Day" in the State of Connecticut. You can also see in this video, Harold W. McGraw Jr., a dear friend of Darien Library. We opened the Library on his 91st birthday. The Children's Library is officially named after Mr. McGraw.

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                    • Women's Study Club Yearbook Covers, 1930-1995

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                      Please enjoy this slide-show display of the yearbook covers created by the Chelsea Women's Study Club. These yearbooks included a list of members, a meeting schedule, topics for the meeting dates, as well as governance and leadership information. The Chelsea Women's Study Club was an integral force in the creation of a public library in Chelsea, MI.

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