You can find, learn, and do lots of things at public libraries. One thing you can learn is how to be healthy! Surprising Place to Get Healthy: at the Library shares the stories of health initiatives at four libraries. … Continue reading
What do Americans expect from their public libraries? The short answer is “a lot.”
We talk and hear a lot about how libraries provide value to their communities. But what does that really mean?
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
A LOT, as it turns out! Read all about what’s new and innovative at four libraries around the country.
According to an April report from the Pew Research Center: “Most Americans believe libraries do a decent job of serving the education and learning needs of their communities and their own families.”
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Two big items in the news right now: 2016 Summer Olympics, and 2016 Election (and other state and local elections).
Library leaders and staff members like to know what their users think of them. Fortunately, as it turns out, most Americans think local libraries are doing a pretty good job, particularly when it comes to serving the educational needs of … Continue reading