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Word spreading about passport service at Arbutus Library
Word spreading about passport service at Arbutus Library

Fueled by social media and old-fashioned word of mouth, word about the availability of a new passport service offered at the Arbutus Library is spreading. Since the service began in early January, the library has processed 73 applications for new passports and taken 33 passport photos, said Erin Oh, assistant manager at the library on Jan. 29. Sally Bishop and Carl Birkmeyer of the library's Media Support Services Department shot a video now appearing on YouTube on the passport application service now available at the library at 855 Sulphur Spring Road. Social media, such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, is helping spread the word about the service, Oh said. Saturdays have been...

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