Librarians are the Original Fact Checkers

Needing some facts checked in the current election?

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More Meetings

You’ve heard me say it before: one thing we have in libraries is meetings. Sometimes lots and lots of meetings.



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A Family Place!

Who uses public libraries? Children, adults, teens, senior citizens, and . . . families.

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The Falling Leaves Drift By the Window. . .

As you know, I love this time of year.

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Don’t be (or Create) an Accidental Manager

An accidental manager is someone who falls into a supervisory role without the least qualifications to oversee the work of others.”confused Continue reading

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Library Photo of the Month–October 2016

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This month we go to River City, I mean Mason City, Iowa. Enjoy!

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Happily Bustling? or Noisy?

Libraries of all types and sizes struggle with this question. library people

It is hard to be all things to all people. Hard to be the quiet space some crave, while also being the busy bustling place filled with happy people of all ages.

So How Quiet Should a Library Be? (from

You can let us all know your thoughts in the comments.

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Here it Comes

My favorite season will soon be upon us. Continue reading

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We’re Here to Help

libraryThe role of libraries and librarians keeps changing.  Libraries are free to define the roles they will fulfill, but these roles should always be in response to the needs of their communities. Continue reading

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A Love in Libraries

heart On Friday, my husband and I celebrated our 27th anniversary. Ours has been a love in (and of) libraries.

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