Longlist for 2020 Carnegie Medals

October 2, 2019

The longlist for the ninth annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction has just been announced! Check it out to see which titles are under consideration for the American Library Association’s first single-title medal ...

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Inventions that Changed the World

September 25, 2019

We’re surrounded by great inventions that have transformed our daily lives, from the steam engine to the internet. Begin your exploration of great inventions by considering just how prevalent inventions truly are. Do we notice them in the world...

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Banned Books Week 2019

September 22, 2019

Launched in 1982, Banned Books Week promotes the freedom to read by celebrating books that have been challenged or banned. Challenging a book is when a group or individual attempts to remove or restrict a book, while banning is the actual removal...

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Movie Premiere Friday!

September 20, 2019

Are you planning to watch the new Downton Abbey movie or the new Rambo movie this weekend? Maybe you're planning to watch both. We know at least one librarian who is a mega-fan of both franchises! To celebrate, we have a little background on each...

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Latin American Cuisine

September 18, 2019

Covering a region that includes South and Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean, Latin America is expansive and diverse, but one thing is for certain — its food is robust, flavorful and always inventive. Recipes and techniques vary from reg...

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Hispanic Heritage Month

September 16, 2019

National Hispanic Heritage month begins September 15 and lasts until October 15! 

Hispanic Heritage Month initially began as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 and was eventually expanded by Ronald Reagan to last an entire month in 1988. 

Why S...

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Indie Author Day at BiblioTech

September 13, 2019

On October 12 we will be participating in an exciting, family-friendly, nationwide celebration of authors and writing at BiblioTech! Indie Author Day promotes indie authors and the resources the library has to support the indie author community....

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9/11 Day of Remembrance

September 11, 2019

On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 men hijacked four U.S. commercial airplanes that had taken off with full fuel tanks for the West Coast. The hijackers deliberately crashed the planes into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, the Pen...

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Starting a Small Business in Bexar County

September 10, 2019

Have you ever thought about starting your own business? In a recent study by the U.S. Small Business Administration, there were over 30 million small businesses in the United States. You could be part of that amazing sector of the economy! The B...

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National Library Card Sign-Up Month

September 3, 2019

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month! Have you registered for your BiblioTech Public Library card yet? If not, you can do so here or you can visit any one of our three library branches to register. You just need to be a Bexar County re...

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