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October 26 2008 Library Sciences Newsletter

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Library Field Trip Guidelines
Public and special libraries need to be clear about the expectations for library field trips. Here are some sample guidelines to assist you in developing your own policy.

Developing A Reference Policy
Take time to look at developing or re-look at your current reference policy. Does the policy serve the patron, the staff, or does it create a balance? Here are some issues to consider.

Halloween Vs. All Saints Day
Our reference desk takes a look at the origins of All Hallows Eve (Halloween).

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Safeway Supermarket Promotes Libraries
Cereal boxes often promote the latest, greatest athletes. Safeway Supermarkets are promoting public libraries on its Oats & More With Honey cereal. The back of the cereal box lists all the wonderful programs and resources offered at public libraries. Bravo to Safeway! You may see a photo of the box here:

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