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Laman Becomes First Ark. Library System to Win a Website Award

Posted by Laman Library Staff on October 11, 9:51 a.m.

Last week, some exciting news came our way: The William F. Laman Public Library System of North Little Rock became the first library system in Arkansas to win a website award.

We received the Prism Award for the outstanding use of a website as part of a public relations program from the Public Relations Society of America - Arkansas Chapter. Organizations and businesses from all across the state submitted entries into the contest. An out-of-state committee judged the entries and selected the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and the William F. Laman Public Library System as finalists in the website category, and subsequently named Laman Library the winner.

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What Twilight, the Dictionary and the Bible Have in Common

Posted by Laman Library Staff on September 25, 1:29 p.m.

For one week every year, libraries across the country celebrate a principle we hold very dear: intellectual freedom.

Libraries constantly face pressure from groups and individuals to restrict or remove materials from their collections. Challenged materials range from "Captain Underpants" to "Webster's Dictionary."

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Book Club Blog

Do you love to read and talk about books with friends or even perfect strangers but can't find the time to carve out book club meetings? Now you don't have to miss out on book clubs anymore.

At the Laman Book Club Blog, gather a group of people, pick a book and voice your thoughts whenever is convenient for you. When you've picked a book, shoot us an e-mail to let us know what the book is so we can post the jacket cover, title and synopsis. Then all you have to do is find the book your club is reading, and start interacting in the comment stream below that book. This way, life is never too busy to talk about books.

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Start Blogging about Books

Posted by Laman Library Staff on May 16, 9:6 p.m.

Be the first book club to join our awesome book club blogging platform. Send an email to so we can get you started.

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