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LibraryPoint Blog

02/10/2009 - 3:15pm

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning author John Updike died yesterday of lung cancer at the age of 76. Best known for his "Rabbit" novels, he was an extremely prolific writer, penning over 20 novels, as well as poetry, short fiction, essays, and criticism. The CRRL owns 56 titles by Updike.

02/10/2009 - 3:17pm

For the past five years, Library Elf has been a free, third-party service for patrons who wanted to link multiple household cards together on one screen to keep track of upcoming overdues and available holds. However, since the service's usage grew, the company's ad revenue was not able to completely offset their operating costs. As of January 23, 2009, the service became a two-tier service, with basic and premium levels. 

02/10/2009 - 3:27pm
A Top Ten American Library

In a recent comparison (Hennen’s American Public Library Rating Index) of over 9,000 libraries in the U.S., CRRL ranks 4th among libraries nationwide serving populations of 250,000–500,000. The CRRL ranks 1st in Virginia in the same category. The annual ratings recognize the public libraries in America with the highest levels of cost effective service, the most efficient use of the taxpayers’ dollars.