Tag: National Library Week

National Library Week Kick-Off

What does Library Week mean to you?   Working in a library presents many rewards and challenges. Libraries have entered the national discourse regarding the content of their materials, the role of librarians, and the purpose of libraries in the modern era. It is not to say that these debates are unimportant, but a sensational idea of libraries is being fought over, while the day-to-day reality of library management is left behind. Real people, with a real passion for increasing access to knowledge...

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National Library Week

Celebrate National Library Week with RCLL as we recognize and honor what libraries and the law symbolize and do for the community!  This week Celebrate with Lexis Nexis. Share your love for libraries on all social media. Use Lexis+ databases, now available at all RCLL locations. Stop by today and share your love, appreciation, and inquiries regarding libraries and research with RCLL staff.

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Marijuana and the Law

On April 12, 2017, the Riverside County Law Library hosted “Marijuana and the Law,” an MCLE event for National Library Week. The MCLE was presented by Mike Donaldson, Esq and Deputy District Attorney Greg Rollins. Both were amazing speakers and were able to give those in attendance the opportunity to hear about the different sides of the passage of Marijuana laws. The presenters covered the history of Marijuana laws in California. First with the passage of Proposition 215, the Compassionate Use...

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RCLL’s LW17 Legal Clinic

Library Week is a time to celebrate libraries.  In addition to the programs we offer, and the resources we provide, one thing many Riversidians look forward to every year is the Legal Clinic the RCLL hosts during National Library Week.  This years’ Legal Clinic was a little different in that our Riverside, Indio and Temecula branches all held clinics at their own locations. We had a total of 60 patrons participate in these clinics, as well as 16 attorneys. The areas of law covered by the...

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Lives Change @ your Library

From the Dead Sea Scrolls to the great library in antiquity at Alexandria to the medieval Book of Kells that monks preserved; from the Revolutionary War pamphleteers to the e-books of our day, libraries have played a part in our lives and the lives of people. who raise money to build them, catalog their contents, and make them available for all to use. In 1957 the American Library Association and the American Book Publishers Council came up with the idea of a National Library Week. Even though...

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