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Apple MacBook Air (AP)

20 Laptops Stolen From Marin Elementary School

Twenty laptop computers were stolen from the Strawberry Point Elementary School’s library this week, a Marin County sheriff’s lieutenant said.

10/12/2011

books on shelves

New Hi-Tech Library Slated For San Francisco’s Bayview

Officials broke ground Friday on a new library in San Francisco’s Bayview District.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/22/2011

Jefferson Award Winner Logan Cai (CBS)

Jefferson Awards: Student Saves SF School Programs Amid Cuts

When Wallenberg High School in San Francisco lost its librarian in budget cuts last year, an 18-year-old student volunteered to take over.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

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Best Free Family Weekday Events (6/28-7/1)

We’ve got your week planned with this list of free family events happening all over the Bay. Pack up the kids and head out to enjoy summer…on the cheap!

CBS San Francisco–06/27/2011

Artist’s rendering of East Oakland Community Library (www.oaklandlibrary.org)

Oakland Summer Programs May Fall Victim To Lean Budget

Parents in Oakland may have a tougher time finding city-sponsored activities for their children this summer because the city may not be able to afford services and programs that have been offered in past years.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/01/2011

Amazon Kindle 3 reader. (AP)

Tech Report: Amazon E-Books Outselling Print Books

Amazon says that for the first time, it’s selling more e-books than printed books. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the online retailer is selling 105 Kindle books for every 100 print books they sell and that doesn’t include the free Kindle books that people are reading.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/19/2011

Collective Roots provides garden based learning programs. (www.collectiveroots.org)

East Palo Alto Encourages Green Thumbs With Launch Of Seed Library

The gardening section of the East Palo Alto Library has been stocking more than just books.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/22/2011

Artist’s rendering of East Oakland Community Library (www.oaklandlibrary.org)

Troubled East Oakland Neighborhood Welcomes Massive New Library

A new library is set to open in Oakland this week in a fragile east Oakland neighborhood, where nearly 40 percent of the residents are functionally illiterate. This new community library at 81st Avenue is described as a beacon of hope in East Oakland.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/26/2011

Artist’s rendering of East Oakland Community Library (www.oaklandlibrary.org)

Books Start Stacking Up At State Of The Art Oakland Library

Children from two East Oakland elementary schools watched as 1,500 books were unloaded at what will soon be their school library, and the city’s largest public library branch.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/16/2010

People look at computer terminals at a public library. (AP)

Bay Area Libraries Adapt To Tech Tastes, Needs

Keeping up with advances in technology has become a priority at local libraries, and there is constant evaluation to stay current with community needs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/22/2010

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