Category Archives: Customer Service

The Ever-Changing Library

Libraries, especially public libraries, must respond to the needs of the community. Oh, you’ve heard me say that before? Yes, you have.

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Financial Wellness

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Come Back!

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Libraries at the Crossroads

Sometimes I think libraries have always been at one crossroads or another.

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Alive and Making a Difference!

There are those who say libraries are dying.      

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Keep an Open Mind

Since I am not an overly happy person myself, I feel a lot of empathy for those who suffer with ongoing depression. As a (retired) librarian, it is logical for me to think about and explore ways that libraries and … Continue reading

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Back in the Swing

 

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Beautiful Music

I’ll be at the Reedsburg Public Library later today talking about personality types and interpersonal relationships for their staff in-service.

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Libraries Can Help

Libraries help their communities in numerous ways every day.  At least they should. Good libraries do.

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The Future of Libraries

I attended a webcast on March 12 on the “Future of Libraries.”  Speakers were from a variety of settings: public library, academic library, public library consortium, and an independent library web developer.  When we talk about the future of libraries, … Continue reading

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