Listen, Listen, Listen

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Library Photo of the Month–March 2017

The Kansas City (MO) Public Library looks pretty amazing to me:

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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.caduceus

 

 

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Good Idea!

city busThis 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 great idea! I must do some research into whether other cities and their libraries are doing anything similar.

 

 

 

 

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Library Love

Some library love for today:

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Libraries are for Everyone. Really.

LAFE roseI tell you that all the time. Recently, of course, the phrase has come to have new meaning.

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Library Photo of the Month–February 2017

sauk cityNot far northwest of Madison lies the community of Sauk City, “where eagles soar” (more about those eagles in a minute.)

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Get Outside Your Bubble

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Bubbles

We all live in our bubbles, I think. But now, more than ever, it’s important to get push your boundaries, and get outside your bubble.

The Library Bubble: Why It’s Important and Why We Need to Burst It by Jennifer Eltringham on Hack Library School (HLS) can help you think about your (personal and professional) bubbles and how to challenge yourself to look beyond it.

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I Will Follow You

If you are, or want to be, a leader, you need to have followers. People who are willing to follow you.ducklings

 

 

 

 

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Come What May

roadsignNone of us really knows what will happen next. We should always be prepared. But we’re not. Not always.

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