Libraries don’t have to (and shouldn’t) choose between being a library or a “makerspace.” They are both! Advertisements
How did you do on this list of 21 Books from the Last 5 Years That Every Woman Should Read?
It’s July, it’s summer, and it’s hot here in the Midwest. Some say “warm,” but I say hot.
Just sharing this from Huffington Post, one day late for Mother’s Day.
Millennials (also known as Generation Y) are those born roughly during the early 1980s to the early 2000s. They are digital natives, who grew up surrounded by much of the technology that people like me (baby boomers) have encountered, learned … Continue reading
Posted in Digital Literacy, eBooks, Public Libraries, Reading, Services
Tagged Generation Y, Generations, Library patrons, Library Use, Library users, Millennials, Pew Research Center Internet Project
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
Posted in Blogging, Library in Community, Library Partnerships, Library Programs, Library Services, Literacy, Management, Public Libraries, Reading, Services, Supervision
Tagged blogging, blogging 101, Libraries, Management, Public libraries
The Pew Research Center recently published 7 Surprises About Libraries in Our Surveys, in which they share “some surprising facts about what Americans think of libraries and the way they use them.” I think you’ll find the list interesting, and … Continue reading
Posted in Customer Service, eBooks, Elderly, Funding, Library Funding, Library in Community, Library Services, Marketing, Privacy, Public Libraries, Reading, Technology
Tagged Libraries, Library users, Pew Research Center
Today a friend was giving me a tour of her very busy branch library. And then she told me about World Book Night. What? Something about World Book Encyclopedia? A night somehow dedicated to the encyclopedia? No, no, silly!! World … Continue reading
Do you struggle to bring boys into the library and get them excited about libraries and books? You may find helpful info in the American Libraries article Connect Guys With Books. It is the story of how the New Albany–Floyd … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Boys, Children's Literature, Library in Community, Library Partnerships, Library Programs, Library Services, Men, Public Libraries, Reading
Tagged American Libraries, Books, Boys, Library, Public library, Reading, Skype