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Running Out of Time

Getting down to business… At the next Board meeting, we’ll be looking into changing the structure from Board governance to a membership type of organization, where all members present at a meeting can vote, similar to a Friends of the

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Busy Busy Bee

Hooray for Spring and Summer! Spring is still in the air (barely) and I have been a busy bee buzzing around Taylor Community Library. In April, we hosted the Grand Opening of Braille and Talking Books. The opening was a success with

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Grand Opening Celebration: BTB@TCL

On April 11 at 11 a.m., a Grand Opening Celebration will be held for Braille and Talking Books @ Taylor Community Library. I’m so proud of all the work Taylor Community Library staff and Library Board have put into making

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Assistive Technology Lab

Taylor Community Library is on its way to becoming Michigan’s premier source of library services for people with print impairments. The library created an Assistive Technology Lab, which includes the MagniSight Explorer video magnifier shown below. The new lab also includes

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Assistive Technology Evaluation

Despite the relatively long period since our website’s last update, Library Access Foundation has been going strong. The Foundation has received generous donations of both time and money. Many thanks to all who donated, and big hugs to the volunteers

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One Door Closes, Another Opens

Wayne County Braille and Talking Book Library officially closed its doors on June 30, 2015. While I’m sad that this much-needed service has ended, I’m still hopeful that a local public library will decide to administer the program. There are

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Happy Anniversary?

Today marks my 15-year anniversary working for the County of Wayne. Sadly, I will either be in a different position or working with a different employer beginning July 1. The good news is that no matter where I work, I

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Catch-22

Sorry for the lack of updates… Much has been going on in both my professional and personal life, so Library Access Foundation progress has been slow going. Last month, I took a copy of our Articles of Incorporation and our Tax Identification

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Mothers and Daughters: Bittersweet Moments

On a melancholy note, Tuesday was most likely the last Brown Bag Book Club meeting at Wayne County Braille and Talking Book Library, since the library is tentatively scheduled for permanent closure on May 29. One of our patrons brought in a

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Library Access Foundation Officially Exists!

Whoo-hoo! I checked the State of Michigan corporate entity search and Library Access Foundation is listed! That means the Articles of Incorporation are on their way back, with a nice big stamp stating “Filed.” As soon as I have a copy in

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