No Words

On April 10 we said goodbye forever to our beautiful girl. She is no longer in pain. I have no more words.

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What Does it Mean?

How many languages can you speak?

 

 

 

 

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We call it “Information Literacy”

Wondering if things you’re hearing and reading these days are real or “fake”? (or as I like to call the “fake” things, “propaganda.”) Look no further than your local library.

We have always helped our users to evaluate the material they are reading and hearing. We call this Information Literacy.

I know you will want to read more about this in Can Librarians Help Solve the Fake News Problem? from PBS.org. (Spoiler alert: the answer is YES! But you have to do some of the work yourself, too.)

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Library Photo of the Month–April 2017

This month takes us to Plain, a small village in Sauk County, a little less than an hour northwest of Madison.

 

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Dog Love

In a slight departure from the theme of libraries, management, and self-improvement, today’s post is about our precious dog, Afton.

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Listen, Listen, Listen

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Library Photo of the Month–March 2017

The Kansas City (MO) Public Library looks pretty amazing to me:

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Healthy. And not Surprising.

You can find, learn, and do lots of things at public libraries. One thing you can learn is how to be healthy! Surprising Place to Get Healthy: at the Library shares the stories of health initiatives at four libraries.caduceus

 

 

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Good Idea!

city busThis story comes from my “what a great idea!” file.

The Chicago Public Library is partnering with CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) to offer free content to CTA train and bus riders. (The CTA offers free 4G wireless connectivity.)

What a great idea! I must do some research into whether other cities and their libraries are doing anything similar.

 

 

 

 

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Library Love

Some library love for today:

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