I donated to #teamharpy and so can you.
Library OnCon is a brand-new networking concept for public librarians. It’s a chance for library professionals to connect, share ideas, and get inspired. What makes it unique is that the…
The Library Oncon is a totally free, totally awesome online conference using Google Hangouts. I’ll be hosting the conversation on Community Engagement. R. David Lankes is the keynote. And did I mention that it is totally free??
Registration opens one week from today on Monday, July 14th. Space is VERY limited so sign up early!
This guide on how to have an open dialog is excellent and includes things like, “We avoid monopolizing the conversation. We make sure everyone has a chance to speak.” I think it’s really useful to remember these things when we talk about important things and ethical dilemmas related to our profession.
An Indie State of Mind
I am incredibly excited to announce that I have accepted the Head of Popular Materials position at the Ela Area Public Library District . I spent two wonderful years at the Northbrook Public Library…
New job. New beginnings. Bring it on!!
We here at Team LibraryReads have worked hard to make the process of nominating your favorites for the monthly list as easy as possible — and we’re so excited to see what books you have to share that we want to be sure you have everything you need to do so.
Deadline is August 2 for books coming out in September. Get to nominatin’!
When I first found out I would be doing a three hour presentation for the Small Public Library Management Institute (SPLMI) on technology in libraries with Richard Kong and Toby Greenwalt , I thought…
Up on the blog: (almost) everything you ever wanted to know about technology in libraries - our presentation from Wednesday, continued. Check it out!
3D printing at the library? But of course! Take a look at our first attempt.
So excited. So very very excited.
Patrons of Northbrook Public Library will soon see technology updates, including a 3D printer and a digital station with Macintosh computers and advanced software. The library committee decided to…
Did you hear the news? We have some really awesome new technology coming to the library!
I’m so proud of my library. We have some really exciting things in the works.