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U.S. Author Holly-Jane Rahlens Teleports 200 Students Back to the Sixties

U.S. Author Holly-Jane Rahlens Teleports 200 Students in Mecklenburg-Westpomerania Back to the Sixties The Literaturhaus Rostock and the U.S. Consulate General Hamburg sponsored several readings by  Holly-Jane Rahlens , an American writer who lives in Berlin. She read at the City Libraries in Schwerin and Wismar, the Literaturhaus in Rostock and the Regional Library in Neubrandenburg. Holly-Jane ...
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New Roles for Librarians in the 21st Century

New Roles for Librarians in the 21st Century: Hollywood Librarians, New Librarians, Vanishing Librarians Friday, November 7, 2008 US Embassy Berlin, Pariser Platz 2, 10117 Berlin 13:45 Registration at Embassy Entrance 14:00 “The Hollywood Librarian: A Look at Librarians through Film” 15:30 Coffee / Late registration at Embassy Entrance 15:45 Discussion with Louise Berry and ...
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Exploring Best Practices for Government Library Networks

Washington-based library consultant Barbie Keiser briefed the German Government and Parliamentary Library Association on the re-structuring of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency library network.  In February 2006, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it would have to reduce the budget allocation for the Agency’s libraries.  Resulting EPA efforts to consolidate regional libraries drew ...
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International Visitor Leadership Program Grantee Accolades American Library System

International Visitor Leadership Program Grantee Accolades American Library System April 24, 2006. Uta Trampe, deputy director of the City Library in Wismar in Mecklenburg-Pomerania, presented “Impressions from U.S. Libraries” to an audience of 65, including librarians, members of the “Förderverein für die Stadtbibliothek” (Friends of the Library Association) as well as the city manager and ...
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