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Digital technology impact on libraries could be devastating

October 28th, 2013

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To the Editor: The digital revolution is defining how the young and old will read and learn in the 21st century. The library of the future is here, today, on the internet. 1 in 4 books sold in 2012 were digital books. eBooks” share is project to be 40-50 percent of book sales in 2016 [...]

Letter to the editor: Selectmen voice support for library project

October 27th, 2013

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To the Editor: We members of the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen ask you to join us in voting “Yes” on November 5th to approve the debt exclusion to fund the Library Building renovation/addition project.? With over 1,000 visits daily, it is clear that the Library is a flourishing, valued resource to Shrewsbury residents. The Building [...]

Letter to the editor: Vote “Yes” for library project

October 27th, 2013

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To the Editor: I am writing to urge parents of school-age children in Shrewsbury to vote Yes for our Library.? We all know that our schools are under financial stress.? What so many parents do not realize is that a “Yes” vote for the library is also a “Yes” vote for our schools.? Especially when [...]

Letter to the editor: Shrewsbury fair a success thanks to volunteers

October 27th, 2013

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To the Editor: The Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival was a success as witnessed by so many smiling faces, both young and old.? The sunny weekend brought droves of people to events around town. The idiom, “many hands make light work” applies to the hard work and countless hours by volunteers to make the weekend [...]

Vote ‘yes’ for library project

October 19th, 2013

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To the Editor: Being a volunteer at the Shrewsbury Public Library since 1999 I am familiar with the daily comings and goings of our busy historic site with 1000 patrons a day visiting.? One task I perform is keeping the “Friends of the Library” on-going Book Sale shelves full; it's amazing how many books are [...]

A ‘YES’ vote for the library project is a “Win-Win-Win”

October 19th, 2013

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To the Editor: Shrewsbury voters have an important decision to make on November 5. Our library is in dire need of repairs, and something must be done??”we must make an investment one way or the other. Here's why we believe voting YES for the library rebuild is the best choice for our town: It's a [...]

Digital technology impact on libraries could be devastating

October 19th, 2013

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To the Editor: The digital revolution is defining how the young and old will read and learn in the 21st century. The library of the future is here, today, on the internet. 1 in 4 books sold in 2012 were digital books. eBooks” share is project to be 40-50 percent of book sales in 2016 [...]

Resident responds to Marlborough COA letter to Editor

October 19th, 2013

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To the Editor: I’d like to respond to the recently published editorial written by the Marlborough Council on Aging. Please note, we all support a new Senior Center, it is the Ward Park location we are against. The editorial?listed three reasons why taking away public park land to build a Senior Center is a good [...]

Letter to the Editor – Vote “Yes” for Shrewsbury library project

October 17th, 2013

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To the Editor: I encourage voters to support the Shrewsbury Library Project. The library is so much more than a library; it is a community center at the hub of our town.? The Shrewsbury Library has an average of? 1,000 visitors per day, which is proof of how important it is to residents.? It truly [...]

Letter to the Editor – Marlborough COA speaks in support of new Senior Center

October 17th, 2013

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To the Editor: Over the last eleven months our Council on Aging Board has been involved in all of the community and governmental meetings, as well as on the advisory and building committees for the new senior center.? We feel strongly that our presence at Ward Park will be a tremendous asset for our seniors [...]

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