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  • The Basics of Self-Publishing

    Want to get Published? Need help? With publishers consolidating and purchasing fewer books each year, and breakout self-publishing successes, self-publishing is a practical approach to making real money and getting your books in the hands of readers. Come to the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library to learn all about it from author Robert Kent. The Basics of Self-Publishing program will be from 9 a.m....

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  • HCR 2019

    KHCPL selects Where the Crawdads Sing as Howard County Reads books   Asking a roomful of librarians “What’s your favorite book?” can cause a riot. It’s not an easy task to narrow a long list down to the top 15 and select one of those novels as the Howard County Reads book. But they did it. And the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library expects this year’s selection it to be one of the most popular....

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  • KHCPL Announces New OCLC Partnership

    OCLC Partnership The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library announces a new partnership with OCLC, a nonprofit library organization that provides shared technologies and services to libraries worldwide. With the partnership, KHCPL will implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries. The estimated rollout is the fall of 2020. Wise is an integrated system that...

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  • PILOT PROGRAM NO MORE FINES ON KIDS' MATERIALS

    Library Pilot Program Eliminates Fines From Certain Materials   In an effort to remove reading barriers, increase childhood literacy, and improve library access, the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library has created a pilot program to eliminate late fees on certain items.   Effectively immediately, overdue fines will not accrue on books classified as juvenile, junior high, or young adult, no matter what...

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