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New Embargo on e-Books Hurts Libraries Everywhere

From Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library: Beginning November 1, 2019, Macmillan publishers, one of the country’s “big five” publishers, is imposing an eight-week embargo for libraries on new e-books. This embargo means that for the first eight weeks after an e-book is released, libraries will only be able to purchase a single copy of […]

Love a Librarian? Nominate Them!

Do you love a librarian? Nominate them for the 2018 I Love My Librarian Award! The American Library Association (ALA) is seeking nominations for the coveted 2018 I Love My Librarian Award, which recognizes librarians for transforming lives and communities through education and lifelong learning. The national award invites library users to nominate their favorite […]

Chapel Hill Kicks Off Great American Read Series

You may have noticed in yesterday’s NCWN Weekly e-Blast an opportunity for readers to let UNC-TV know about their favorite book. In return, readers have the chance to win some righteous Great American Read schwag and be named “Reader of the Week.” As part of the build-up to the re-launch of GAR, there’s a lot […]