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Many public and academic libraries (and I think even some school libraries) have something called Friends groups.
This article has nothing to do with Halloween. It is a letter from a resident of Park Ridge, Illinois voicing his opinion against a library referendum, and it is filled with misinformation and bias against public libraries. What’s scary is … Continue reading
There is very little I can say about Thing 1 and Thing 2 (from The M Word). Except, read it. And watch the video. And read the Power Guide. And learn how your library can do this too. Library boards, … Continue reading
Spend some time with the post Earning Trust by Aaron Schmidt. Think about his opening premise: “Earning the trust of your library members is crucial to delivering a great user experience. Without trust, it is impossible to connect to library … Continue reading
It’s no secret that I champion libraries. It’s also no secret that some pundits say that libraries are dying. So it is gratifying to come across the article Who Says Libraries are Going Extinct? in the Pacific Standard. While acknowledging … Continue reading
Here’s a great way to get your message about libraries in general, or your library in particular (using your library specifically is better, I think) out in a memorable way. Helped XXX children learn to read (number of children’s library … Continue reading