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Libraries Can Be Family Engagement Spaces

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1. Beyond bookshelves: Libraries can be family engagement spaces.

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By Patrick Tucker at Defense One

3. Few want to invade Syria. But there are still ways to pressure Assad.

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4. Our parents discovered leisure. We killed it.

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5. All our reusable tote bags aren’t actually saving the planet. Here’s why.

By Noah Dillon in the Atlantic

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