This 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 … Continue reading
Posted in Collaboration, Customer Service, Library in Community, Library Partnerships, Library Services, Public Libraries, Services, Technology
Tagged Chicago IL, Chicago Public Library, Digital Resources, Electronic Resources, Public libraries, Wireless
What do Americans expect from their public libraries? The short answer is “a lot.”
A LOT, as it turns out! Read all about what’s new and innovative at four libraries around the country.
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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Tagged Library of the Year, Public libraries, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
Though I extol the virtues of collaboration all the time, it’s clear I still have a lot to learn. I’ll be spending time with Jesse Lyn Stoner’s What is Collaboration and Where Does it Begin? soon. I always learn … Continue reading
Many public and academic libraries (and I think even some school libraries) have something called Friends groups.
Posted in Advocacy, Funding, Fundraising, Library Partnerships, Library Trustees, Public Libraries
Tagged Academic Libraries, Advocacy, Friends of Libraries, Library Advocacy, Public libraries, school libraries