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Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Children's Books

by Katz, Stephen — last modified May 15, 2014 10:30 AM

Here's a terrific resource for finding books listed according to Fountas & Pinnell reading levels: www.booksource.com I thought I'd direct you to this source since it's part of an assignment for an interim course.  If you have any questions about finding books in the EMC by Fountas & Pinnell lev... read more...

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Katz, Stephen on May 15, 2014

Book of the States Archive Available Digitally Online

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Apr 28, 2014 10:20 AM

The Council of State Governments has made The Book of the States digital archive available on their web site. The archive has this publication available from 1935 until 2012. read more...

Posted by:
Watkins, Michael P on April 28, 2014

"Wants and Needs" and "Goods and Services" Resources

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Apr 28, 2014 08:54 AM

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Katz, Stephen on April 28, 2014

OpenBook Wisconsin provides Transparency for Wisconsin Government Finances

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Apr 23, 2014 08:41 AM

A new website called OpenBook Wisconsin has been released to provide transparency for Wisconsin Government finances. read more...

Posted by:
Watkins, Michael P on April 23, 2014

Federal Reserve System Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Apr 14, 2014 11:15 AM

This year marks the 100th year of the Federal Reserve System. The Federal Reserve was created by Woodrow Wilson to regulate banking and economic activity and an attempt to control the vagaries of the market and the business cycle. read more...

Posted by:
Watkins, Michael P on April 14, 2014

2012 Economic Census Report Released

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Apr 14, 2014 10:20 AM

The results of the the 2012 Economic Census are beginning to be released by the United States Census Bureau. More reports will be released in the forthcoming months. read more...

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Watkins, Michael P on April 14, 2014

What a Life! New Biographies at Polk

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Mar 21, 2014 09:41 AM

Get up close and personal to a few of pop culture’s groundbreaking icons with Polk Library’s newest biographies. Jump into the lives of funny-man Richard Pryor, American author William Burroughs and singer Harry Nilsson and learn how they helped to shape American culture throughout ... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on March 21, 2014

Polk Launches New Mobile Website

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Mar 14, 2014 03:03 PM

With 83 percent of adults ages 18-29 owning a smartphone and tablet use increasing every year (Pew Internet Research), mobile technology has become as much a part of student’s lives as the food they eat. Whether they are using their mobile devices for banking, checking email or buying... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on March 14, 2014

Preparing for the Foundations of Reading Test?

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Mar 12, 2014 08:10 AM

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Katz, Stephen on March 12, 2014

Polk's STEP student to dish on sexual revolution

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Feb 27, 2014 11:10 AM

Birth control advocate, Bill Baird Baird publicly displays birth control devices considered "indecent articles"  by Wisconsin law in Albee Hall, 1971 UWO is happy to welcome back Samantha Smith, a former Polk Library STEP student, who is speaking on March 6 th as part of Women’s Histor... read more...

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Ranger, Joshua P on February 28, 2014

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