Category Archives: Library Building

Library Photo of the Month–May 2017

Tucked inside the village hall you can find the bustling New Glarus Public Library.  

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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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Library Photo of the Month–March 2017

The Kansas City (MO) Public Library looks pretty amazing to me: Does it to you too?

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Library Photo of the Month–February 2017

Not far northwest of Madison lies the community of Sauk City, “where eagles soar” (more about those eagles in a minute.)

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High Expectations in 2016

What do Americans expect from their public libraries? The short answer is “a lot.”

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Happily Bustling? or Noisy?

Libraries of all types and sizes struggle with this question. 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 … Continue reading

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“This Won’t Hurt a Bit!”

As a (mostly retired) librarian, it troubles me that an article about library anxiety among college students has been getting quite a bit of play lately (at least in the library-related blogs and sites I follow).

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Library of the Year: Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

Congratulations to Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library (KS), 2016 Gale/LJ Library of the Year. “The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library (TSCPL), KS, is engaged in every discussion in its community. In fact, it is usually leading them. The … Continue reading

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What Can We Do?

My heart is heavy.

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Library Photo of the Month–July 2016

This gallery contains 5 photos.

This month’s library is the Morrill Memorial Library in Norwood, MA.

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