Public library Essays

  • The Importance Of Privacy In Public Libraries

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    concepts of intellectual freedom and privacy are interwoven in public libraries and the information services they provide. Library users cannot take advantage of their intellectual freedom when their interests and other personal information is potentially being tracked and monitored. Recent confidentiality and privacy legislation has impacted the development, delivery, and management of information services. Because of these impacts, libraries may have to find compromise between offering the most valuable

  • Bridgman Public Library: A Short Story

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    inside to get her fall jacket. She proceeded down the sidewalk as leaves twirled around her. She looked up at the letters on the building that read: Bridgman Public Library. Grasping the cold handle, she walked inside taking in the awe and amazement at the books that surrounded her. This was something done every time she entered the library. On her tiptoes, she slid her books up onto the counter for the librarian to check in. She went over to the junior section and ran her hand across the spines

  • The Importance Of Banning Books In Schools

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    and are being banned in libraries. Many librarians do not have the funds to keep all books in their libraries; therefore, some people think that the books that are left behind are being censored from the public. Since taxpayers are the people that keep libraries in business, they believe they should get to choose which books are banned and which ones are not. Opposing viewpoints suggest that libraries should keep any offensive books out of libraries without notifying the public. No form of censorship

  • How Does Reading And Writing Impact My Life

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    examples in my life where reading and writing was stronger than other parts of my life. The three examples are having my mother read to me when I was young. Being able to go through Elementary and High school without trouble with reading, going to the library, finally just being able to read in college was a challenge at first, but I overcame that. First, I liked how reading has impacted my life, and I have never really had troubles with reading, because my mother would always read to me the book called

  • Andrew Carnegie: The Destruction Of The American Dream

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    (Frost). After retiring (at a very young age) Carnegie’s self proclaimed calling was to dedicate his time and money towards the continued education of himself and the public. This almost obsession with the accumulation of knowledge, combined with his need to seem more likeable in the public eye, led to him founding numerous public libraries to encourage the spread of knowledge to everyone (Henle). Some say that Andrew Carnegie was not the hero that he pretended to be. The immense fortune he had amassed

  • Should Books Be Banned Essay

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    Books, Should We Ban Them Or Not: Banned books are books that have been taken out of public environments because of many different reasons. Books should not be banned simply because we have the rights to any books. Banned Books can teach important things about our history. Books that have been banned teach great morals/lesson even with the negative content. Banning Books infringes on people 's personal rights. Body Paragraphs (at least THREE) Books should not be banned because people have rights

  • Veterans Favorite Childhood Memories

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    world audience is my community Columbia Falls . The product will be revealed when the books get sent in somewhere around( February 26 ) .The final product will be revealed to the audience by giving one copy to the Columbia Falls Public Library, one copy to my school library, one copy to Senora Koch and and one copy for my personal

  • Essay On The Pros And Cons Of Benjamin Franklin

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    of the United States as a renowned diplomat that helped build our country’s allyship with France and a civic activist for public institutions. While seen as the original ‘self made man’ of America and the root of the concept know as the ‘American Dream’, others have become critical of Franklin over time. Some believe that while Franklin had good intentions in creating public institutions, that they were primarily made for his own personal gain. Yet when one looks at the moral values of the club Franklin

  • Little Women Characteristics

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    The Characteristics of a New Female Image from Little Women 一、 The Definition of a New Female Image In Little women, Louisa May shaped the new female image: independence in economy, education and family, as well as deconstructed the patriarchal theory, highlighted that female were no longer regarded as the second sex. 二、 The Analyze of a New Female Image in Little Women The feminine consciousness of independence The feminine consciousness of freedom and equality The feminine consciousness of possessing

  • Should Prayer Be Allowed In School Essay

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    controversial. Prayer should be allowed in school because not everyone can afford to pay the pricey fees of religious schools. Religious schools are very expensive. The average price for a private religious school is $13,000. The estimated average price of a public high school is $10,000; that’s a 3,000 dollar difference which a lot of people don’t have. If everyone was able to pay for religious schools, than this wouldn’t be a problem because we can pray freely at a religious school. Another issue is that

  • Mother Tongue By Amy Tan Analysis

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    Amy Tan is a writer who is fascinated by language in daily life. Amy starts aware of the different English she does use. It is a speech about her book and she had already given to half a dozen groups of people. But the main difference is her mother is there too. She realizes that it is perhaps the first time her mother had heard her give a lengthy speech using the Standard English that she learned at school and through books. A kind of English she had never used with her mother. Amy realizes

  • Similarities Between Harry Potter Evil And Huckleberry Finn

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    The two papers I am going to be comparing in these articles are “Is Harry Potter Evil?” and “Why stop at Mark Twain’s ‘Huckleberry Finn’” These two papers though they may have an awful lot of very similar things in each of them respectively, they also have a million and one things differences between them that make them special and different. A lot of the differences in each of these articles people would not even notice when just casually reading them, after looking at them both in depth though

  • Informative Speech On Food Dyes

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    I. Artificial dyes are found in a majority of processed foods in America. Most of these synthetic dyes are made of or based off of petroleum, a crude oil. Since these dyes are mainly petroleum based they can cause serious health risks on people, especially those diagnosed with ADHD, attention deficit/hyperactive disorder. Because of these potential dangers, laws dating back to the 19th century have been passed, banning the addition of dyes and other harmful substances to foods. Through the years

  • Public Shaming In The Scarlet Letter

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    mistake and can cause many overpowering thoughts. Last but not least, Publicly shaming someone is not okay because it isolates them from their community making them feel alone. Shaming people in public for crimes they have committed is the worst way to get people to change their actions. For a start, public shaming is not the correct way to make someone change, many times it will shut down the person's willpower

  • Personal Narrative: One Day At Cassandra

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    Long ago, there was a library full of books. These books were not normal. They would drag you into their world and keep you there forever. Years passed and the library vanished of the face of the Earth. 5 It is believed that if you search in a local library You might find a book from that special library. You may think this has nothing to do with our young heroine’s story, When in fact it has everything to do with it. Young Cassandra loves reading. 10 She devours books like a child with a

  • The Scottsboro Trials

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    the U.S. Supreme Court in 1952 concerning the issue of segregation in public schools. ‘Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Briggs v. Elliot, Davis v. Board of Education of Prince Edward County (VA.), Boiling v. Sharpe, and Gebhart v. Ethel. ‘The main issues of these events was the constitutionality of state-sponsored segregation in public schools. On May 17, 1954, the Court unanimously ruled that "separate but equal" public schools for blacks and whites were unconstitutional. This led to an adaption

  • Nick Spears Vs. Texas Penal Code: Case Study

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    (3) a motor vehicle and in a (4) public place Tex. Code Ann. §49.04 (Vernon 2011). Although there are some exceptions in the definition of each element of this rule, Spears does not fall under any of those exceptions. Spears has admitted to his intoxication and therefore meets the intoxication prong for the statute of driving while intoxicated. The prosecution will have to prove the other elements of the statue such as; operating, a motor vehicle, and in a public space. The legal questions left to

  • Sandra Cisneros Vignette Louie, His Cousin And His Other Feet (1991)

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    In Sandra Cisneros vignette Louie, His Cousin & His Other Cousin (1991), Sandra Cisneros is trying to express the fact that sometimes criminals do not have bad intentions when they commit crimes. Sandra supports her view by describing Louie’s cousin with details that are not normally characteristics of an actual thief. Sandra’s purpose is to challenge the assumptions that people have for criminals. People who would benefit from this story are those who continue to make assumptions about others when

  • Social Norms Theory Analysis

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    Social Norms Theory Intervention (Background) An analysis of Perkins and Berkowitz (1986) showed their approach using social norms theory worked in reducing binge drinking. Social norm theory would suggest that students consume alcohol in college and university in attempts to “fit in” (Perkins & Berkowitz, 1986). Many students have misperceptions on the drinking norms among their peers, but will use this perception to guide their behaviours and attitude towards drinking (Glider et. al, 2001). There

  • How Did Alexander Graham Bell Impact Society

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    Our world has been shaped by the people who have come before us and made a change. All of these people have had their own force of impact, but only one hundred were voted into the top one hundred list in the Atlantic addition of “They made America”. On this list I found people I had never even heard of, but also people who truly have impacted the world we live in today. Some examples of figures who are on the list include: number one, Abraham Lincoln, number eight, Martin Luther King Jr., number