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Libraries might be playing with blockchain sooner than we thought! Blockchain began as a way to power cryptocurrency. A blockchain uses a network of computers that share resources. The network is used to transmit data and record each transaction in a permanent ledger...
Posted by Amanda Sweet on 10/22/2018 9:16 AM
Join us for the next NCompass Live, 'Strategies for Identifying Fake News', on Wednesday, October 24, 10:00am - 11:00am CT. With the proliferation of fake (or, at least, dubious) news, students need to know the strategies necessary to be a good consumer of information...
Posted by Christa Porter on 10/19/2018 3:00 PM
On Tuesday, October 16th, over 150 residents attended the Sparks Grant Open House at the Verdigre Public Library. "Which one is the homework computer?" asked Carter Nelson, a 6th grader at Verdigre Public School, the day after attending the open house...
Posted by Holly Woldt on 10/19/2018 1:47 PM
Eat your heart out with this week's #BookFaceFriday! With Halloween right around the corner we just loved the cover of this teen thriller! "A Line In the Dark" by Malinda Lo (Dutton Books for Young Readers, 2017) is the perfect choice to get your blood pumping...
Posted by Tessa Terry on 10/19/2018 9:02 AM
First National Bank of Omaha and Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg today announced the 2018 NEST Read to Win $529 Drawing winners at a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. Each of the 15 winners received a $529 contribution to a NEST 529 College Savings account...
Posted by Tessa Terry on 10/17/2018 1:09 PM
The American Library Association (ALA) and Dollar General Literacy Foundation invite public libraries to apply for grants to expand services for adult English language learners or adults in need of basic education and workforce development. Up to 16 grants of $10,000 each will be awarded...
Posted by Christa Porter on 10/16/2018 4:39 PM
State Treasurer Stenberg, NEST 529 College Savings, Nebraska Library Commission to Honor 5th Annual Summer Reading Scholarship Recipients and Libraries WHAT: The 2018 NEST 529 Read to Win $529 Drawing winners will be announced in an event in the Capitol Rotunda...
Posted by Tessa Terry on 10/15/2018 2:00 PM
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