Is the library part of your life? Has it changed you? Tell us about it. Write an essay and win a Google Nexus 7 tablet! In an essay of 350 words or less, describle how a library changed your life, improved it, or is a meaningful part of it. Entries must be typed and must include the writer's name, address, email address, telephone number, and the LCLS library you visit most. Open to anyone 9th grade through adult. Deadline for entries is May 24, 2013. Submit essays at any library, email to email@example.com, or mail to Essay Contest, LCLS, 520 vine St., Scranton, PA, 18509. Essay writers agree to allow LCLS to display and/or publish their essays and to use their names and the context of their entries for promotional purposes. Entries will be judged in two categories: Grades 9-12 and ages 18 and older. Winners will be announced on June 3, 2013. For a printable version of the rules, go to: http://www.lclshome.org/2013_Essay_Contest_Flyer.pdf. A PA Forward initiative promoting the value of libraries in the 21st Century.
LCLS Connect is the library in your purse or pocket. It's a free app for Android phones that's designed for readers, researchers, and really busy people. Use it instead of a library card to check out at any LCLS library. Explore the catalog. Reserve books. Renew checked-out items. Download e-books or e-audiobooks. Look up events happening at the library. Locate the nearest library when you're on the road. To get the app for your Android smartphone, go to Google Play and search for LCLS Connect.
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