Category Archives: Services

Why not?

“Search, click and you have your book in hand in a day or two.”

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When Will We Ever Learn?

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Alive and Making a Difference!

There are those who say libraries are dying.      

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Let Them Know You’re Here!

The Deschutes Public Library System (Oregon) filmed some Q&A sessions with some community members about their library. “People felt guilty about not knowing about their library.”  

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You Need A Scorecard. . .

You need a scorecard to keep track of who is running for President in the U.S.

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Back in the Swing

 

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Libraries Can Help

Libraries help their communities in numerous ways every day.  At least they should. Good libraries do.

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Millennials and Reading–Who Knew?

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

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The Future of Libraries

I attended a webcast on March 12 on the “Future of Libraries.”  Speakers were from a variety of settings: public library, academic library, public library consortium, and an independent library web developer.  When we talk about the future of libraries, … Continue reading

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Exploring My “Neighborhood”

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

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