Category Archives: Public Libraries

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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Healthy. And not Surprising.

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

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Good Idea!

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

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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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Come What May

None of us really knows what will happen next. We should always be prepared. But we’re not. Not always.

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Library Photo of the Month–January 2017

Today’s photos come from Sharon, Massachusetts, courtesy of my friend Kari.  

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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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Add Value

We talk and hear a lot about how libraries provide value to their communities. But what does that really mean?    

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Library Photo of the Month–November 2016

Today’s library of the month takes us to Lodi, Wisconsin.

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Library Photo of the Month–October 2016

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This month we go to River City, I mean Mason City, Iowa. Enjoy!

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