Librarians have answers

Librarians interact with children and adults who are looking for information. It’s been said that librarians are the original search engine, and they know how to find the answer that helps you rather than give you hundreds of answers to sift through. Read, explore, learn at libraries throughout Douglas County. Here are some stories:

Finish your education

Douglas County libraries grow their collections of books and other materials to fit the specific needs of the community, said Alicia Adams, Drain branch librarian.

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Uncover the past

Sandy Black may be head of circulation for the Douglas County Library System, but sometimes she also gets to be a detective.

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Databases for do-it-yourselfers

All the information you need to repair and restore a car could be at your fingertips.

The Douglas County Library System subscribes to a wide array of databases including auto repair, said library system director Harold A. Hayes.

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Get tech savvy

Need wifi? You can get it at every Douglas County Library location, even in small towns where it isn’t available anywhere else.

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Find a new favorite

As a boy, Douglas County Library System Director Harold A. Hayes was a reluctant reader. Then in sixth grade, at a library book sale, he found a young adult novel about a boy and his dogs that sparked a lifelong interest.

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Discover a world of resources

Expert staff at 11 locations connect the community with computers, hundreds of thousands of books and the right answers to all the questions on the planet.

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