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



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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Library Photo of the Month–January 2017

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



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That’s a Wrap!




No matter how you see the old year out, and the new one in, I wish you well.

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Happy Solstice!

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Here is how a group of librarians (and spouses) do Solstice. I hope yours was happy. The days are now getting longer. 🙂

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