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Wondering if things you’re hearing and reading these days are real or “fake”? (or as I like to call the “fake” things, “propaganda.”) Look no further than your local library.
I know you will want to read more about this in Can Librarians Help Solve the Fake News Problem? from PBS.org. (Spoiler alert: the answer is YES! But you have to do some of the work yourself, too.)
This month takes us to Plain, a small village in Sauk County, a little less than an hour northwest of Madison.
The Kansas City (MO) Public Library looks pretty amazing to me:
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You can find, learn, and do lots of things at public libraries. One thing you can learn is how to be healthy! Surprising Place to Get Healthy: at the Library shares the stories of health initiatives at four libraries.
The Chicago Public Library is partnering with CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) to offer free content to CTA train and bus riders. (The CTA offers free 4G wireless connectivity.)
What a great idea! I must do some research into whether other cities and their libraries are doing anything similar.