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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
I’ve written before of the importance of the library to the community, and the need for libraries to position themselves as essential services. Today’s Blogging 101 assignment is to write a post that builds on one of the blog posts … Continue reading
Today’s assignment in the Blogging 101 course I’m taking is to “be a good neighbor” by exploring some other blogs in the WordPress Reader, and to comment on some blogs I haven’t commented on before. During my exploring earlier this … Continue reading
Today I’m looking at a site called The Daily Post from WordPress, and discovered that every day they publish a new “daily prompt” for bloggers to use when they’re having trouble blogging that day. The daily prompt pushes them to … Continue reading
To me, libraries, perhaps especially public libraries, are natural spaces for the arts, and it is natural for libraries to partner with artists, whether performing or visual artists. This article (Huffington Post) showcases 5 ways libraries cultivate community art. Perhaps … Continue reading
So, you know I support libraries. All libraries, of all kinds. But you also know, today’s libraries are not your mama’s libraries. Or if they are, they probably aren’t doing well, or aren’t well-supported. Libraries, like people, animals, cultures, and … Continue reading
As a former medical librarian, public librarian, and public library system consultant, the provision of medical information to users is often on my mind. The post Just What the Doctor Ordered: Medical Libraries and Public Libraries Reinforcing Community Health describes … Continue reading
Just ran across what sounds like an awesome opportunity to get some funding and assistance for doing some creative public programming in your community. The deadline is fast approaching, so if interested you need to act soon. Developed and funded … Continue reading