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As County Library’s Purpose Changes, Commissioners Examine Expansion Plans

| December 3, 2013

Flagler County Library Director Holly Albanese led county commissioners on a tour of the main branch Tuesday morning in hopes of persuading them to soon approve expansion plans in line with the library’s changing mission.

Visits Decline 26% in 2 Years at Flagler County Public Library; E-Books Beginning Oct. 1

| February 20, 2012

Patrons will be able to borrow the books through their digital devices. The library’s plans for a cafe continue despite a setback, and it has no plans for scaling back its physical presence: to the contrary. Expansion plans are afoot for the main branch library in Palm Coast.

The Lusty Joys of Book-Banning

| September 25, 2011

Parents who run their homes like North Korea aside, it is literally impossible to ban a book in America anymore. An excerpt from Pierre Tristam’s Banned Book Week address on Sept. 26 to the Friends of the Library in Palm Coast.

Literacy By the Paw: When Children Learn To Read With Dogs as Their Audience

| June 18, 2011

The Flagler County Public Library and the Flagler Humane Society have paired to offer a periodic reading program for children who develop their skills by reading to dogs. A video report.

At Indian Trails, Girls’ and Boys’ Reading Clubs Find Creative Ways to Fill Their Library

| December 3, 2010

The girls’ reading club hosted a sleep-over in the library, the boys’ club launched a reading campaign, and both are sponsoring a book drive this week to benefit the ITMS library.

At Indian Trails, a Visa to Middleworld By Way of 2012’s Maya Calendar Rubbish

| October 10, 2010

The Jaguar Stones trilogy authors Jon and Pamela Voelkel brought their live spectacle, humor and accurate history to some 90 Indian Trails Middle School students, setting a calendar’s record straight along the way.

Pregnant Mothers, Start Your Readers: Dolly’s Imagination Library Crosses Flagler Threshold

| August 27, 2010

Dolly’s Imagination Library will ensure that every child born after Aug. 31 and living in Flagler will get a free book every month until kindergarten. The kick-off event is Sept. 1 at the Flagler County Library.

Flagler Libraries Avoid Service Cuts; Expansion of Community Space and Café Planned

| June 14, 2010

Retirements and cost-savings enable Flagler’s library system to save more than $100,000, keep the same hours in 2010-11 and 18 people employed, and plan for a modest expansion.

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