An Enchanted Evening At Carnegie!

Did you know that 61 Carnegie Libraries were built in Michigan? Today, less than half of them remain as a public library. Did you know that JDL’s Carnegie main entrance lobby is terrazzo tile imported from Italy and that workers from Italy were brought over to lay it by hand? The marble was imported from…

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Bruce Springsteen’s Born to Run is a Must-Read for Aspiring Musicians

Legacy musicians like Bruce Springsteen don’t enjoy successful, four-decade careers by accident. Part of Springsteen’s longevity can be credited to the quality of his music, with rock albums like Born to Run, Darkness on the Edge of Town and The River still sounding relevant and vibrant as ever today. But Springsteen also appealed to the masses as an American everyman—one…

The “Chapters” Library Newsletter


Sept – Oct Chapters Newsletter

In 2015, more than 275 libraries and organizations from 41 U.S. states, six Canadian provinces, Puerto Rico, Guantánamo Bay and Australia helped shift perceptions of libraries by participating in Outside the Lines. A weeklong celebration demonstrating the creativity and innovation happening in libraries, Outside the Lines returns this Sept. 11-17, 2016 and JDL will be…

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