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Library Informer

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Title:
Library Informer
Abbreviated Title:
Library Informer
Physical Description:
4 p.
Language:
English
Creator:
Libraries & Instructional Media Services Department
Publisher:
Libraries & Instructional Media Services Department
Place of Publication:
Nassau, Bahamas

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Subjects / Keywords:
Libraries -- Newsletters   ( lcsh )

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Library Informer (Vol. 1, no. 5)

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Source Institution:
College of The Bahamas
Holding Location:
College of The Bahamas
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All rights reserved by the source institution.
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AA00008755:00015


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COLLEGEOFTHE BAHAMAS NASSAU, BAHAMAS-EST. 1974 VOLUY.E II, NU.IBER 9AMONTHLYNEWSLETTER SUMMERUSEOFTHELIBRARYWhowantstobeinalibraryatthistimeoftheyear,right?Well,it'snotthatbad!As amatteroffact,therearemanyinteresting,entertainingandfunthingstodo;somuchsothatyouwouldnotevenrealizethattheyarealsoeducational.Formanyofyou,summeristhetimeforvacation.Bynowyouwouldhaveplannedyourtripsbuttherearesourcesatthelibrarythatcanmakeyourtripmoreenjoyable.Travelguidebooksforexample,offermuchpracticalinformation.Newspapersandmagazinescanprovideinformationoncurrent,politicalandeconomicsituations,currencyvalues,climates,etc.Readingahistoryofacountrycanmakeexploringmuchmoreexciting.Ifyouplantovisitanon-Englishspeakingcountry,thenperhapsalanguagephrasebookcanassistindevelopinga small vocabularyofusefulwordsandphrases.Librariesalsooffersomethingforthosewithnotravelintheirsummerplans.Thepubliclibrariesprovideavarietyofactivitiesforschoolchildrenduringtheirsummervacation,so check withthelibraryinyourareafordetailsoftheirsummerprogrammes.Adultscanalsotakeadvantagecfthelibraries'facilitiestoexplorenewinterestsortocatchupwiththeold.Thereisawidevarietyofinformationaswellasrecreationalmaterialsforallagesandinterestsatthepubliclibraries.

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AREYOUAWARE??OnMay10,1980,theHMBS'Flamingo'wassunkbyorderoftheCubanGovernment.Workbeganon'TheProject'(BaseforTrainingAirmen)onMay20,1942.DisputeoversmallwagespaidtoBahamianworkersresultedintheBurmaRoadRiot,1stJune,1942.TheCentralBankofTheBahamaswasestablishedonJune1,1974.Bahamasair,theNationalFlagCarrier,wasformedinJune1983toprovideefficientandreliableairlinkbetweentheFamilyIslands.THEMEDIAWAG,ONIfyou'renotmuchintoreadingduringthesummermonths,perhapsafew mightappealtoyou.VDO47ToSirWithLoveVDO32ImitationofLifeVDO44VictorVictoriaVDO34TheLioninWinterVDO36TheWhiteDawnVDO25NelsonMandellaVDO 35 AManforAllSeasons

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THEBOOKSHELFTheLibraryhasseveralexcellentnovelswrittenbyestablishedauthorsthatcanaddmuchpleasureandenjoymenttoyoursummerreading.Herearejust a few.PR6053H68F51984PR6053L365K5PR6054E395051984PS3569H3927M371982Christie,Anne.FirstAct.NewYork:StMartinsPress,1983.Clavell,James.KingRat.NewYork:Dell,1962Delahaye,Michael.OntheThirdDay.NewYork:Macmillan,1984.Sheldon,Sidney.MasteroftheGame.NewYork:Morrow,1982.LIBRARYSTAFFBRIEFSHappyBirthdayto:RobertJones-May16Mr.H.Bastian(Security)-June14CarlaGlinton-June30BerthamaeWalker-June25LIBRARY TRIVIALASTMONTH'STRIVIAWINNERPatriciaChisholm.Congratulations!

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DATES TONOTEMONTHOFMAyYOUTHMONTHTHEME:"YOUTH:OURMOSTVALUABLERESOURCE"CancerAwarenessMonthMay 5 May14-20May26-28May29June2IllustrationsbyBahamianArtistAmosFergusontobeshownon'SesameStreet'FamilyandChildCareWeekWoman'89,ParadiseTowers,ParadiseIslandInauguralCruiseShipServices(Abacodabra)commencebetweenAbacoandDisneyWorld(Orlando,Florida) LabourDayHolidayJune17SocialCommitteeBoatCruiseJune18Father'sDayJune30Graduation"Onlywhenyouhavecutdownthelasttree,caughtthelastfishandpoisonedthelastriver,willyourealizethatyoucan'teatmoney".VandaSliva(ContributedbyChristineDiment,HumanitiesDivision)


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