For those of you who already know me, I’m profoundly deaf and wear a cochlear implant and a hearing aid. For those of you who don’t–now you know! Many don’t, particularly if I wear my hair down. I talk quite normally thanks to the cochlear implant, and I hear well enough to “pass” for hearing. [...]
we love serving you!, a photo by Oak Park Public Library on Flickr.
Note from Michael: Mace’s post echoes my own thoughts about the R-Squared conference. The opportunities for learning, collaboration and engagement seemed so fresh and exciting at the conference as they did while cycling.
Cycling for libraries – one of infinite different ways to cooperate with colleagues
A hypothesis: there are better, and more efficient ways to [...]
Balsam Circle Little Free Library, Labor Day Celebration, a photo by mstephens7 on Flickr.
Our little library gets some local press:
By Samantha Tengelitsch Spider Lake Little Free Library under construction
Little Free Libraries – mini fridge-sized neighborhood book “houses” neighbors borrow books from and donate books to – are sprouting up around the nation. This summer, the Traverse Area District Library jumped in on the trend, launching and [...]
Open!, a photo by mstephens7 on Flickr.
Little Free Library #2099 – Library Steward: Michael Stephens
The Little Free Library Balsam Circle at Spider Lake in Traverse City, Michigan is a neighborhood project spearheaded by Michael Stephens and Erin Henshaw. The library itself was built by Erin Henshaw and Steven Hoggatt and was built [...]
Processing Books for Little Library, a photo by mstephens7 on Flickr.
More about the Little Free Library after today’s 3pm dedication!
Ten Rules for New Librarians – How do they look 6 years later?
Ask questions in your interviews. Hard questions, like “How many projects are on the library’s list right now?” or “What is the technology planning process like here?” Read this and remember!
Pay attention to the answers and what the librarians interviewing you say about their [...]
Ancient Library Signage, a photo by JenWaller on Flickr.
Ned Potter has put together a new book on marketing libraries. TTW’s own Justin Hoenke helped him out on the chapter on marketing to teens using technology in libraries. Super cool! For a list of contributors and more: http://www.librarymarketingtoolkit.com/p/about-contributors.html
The Library Marketing Toolkit will be published in July 2012, by Facet Publishing. This website acts as a [...]