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I wish we didn’t have to keep talking about this, but we do. As Feral Librarian explains in Never Neutral, neutral is really nothing more than a gear in your car.
Yes, libraries can transform their communities! And yes, libraries should be leaders in community engagement and innovation. Libraries Transforming Communities (from ALA)
In case you haven’t heard about this recent Pew Report, let me do my part to make sure anyone who reads this blog is aware of it! (Because I think it’s important news for libraries!) A Pew Research Center report released June … Continue reading
End-of-life decisions are not something any of us like to think about, much less talk about. When the time comes to make such decisions about a loved one, people are understandably emotional and perhaps not thinking clearly. And yet, while … Continue reading
I didn’t know that the library vendor Demco offers an online newsletter on their site. I thought the article 5 Steps to Redefining Your Library was really well done. It talks about surveying your community in a variety of ways: … Continue reading
Libraries are changing, it’s true. I’ve posted about embedded librarians, taking the library to the community, offering unique programs and services, and much more. But in my opinion, libraries have always been changing. From closed stacks and chained down books … Continue reading
Here (American Libraries, November-December 2012) is a great article on providing local music offerings at the public library. From the article: “People want locally grown food, locally made handicrafts, locally created products. Now is the best time for libraries to … Continue reading