TTW Mailbox: Kankakee Public Library 2.0


Allison Beasley sends a wonderful listing of new social Web library goodness at Kankakee PL:

Hello library friends,

At the Kankakee Public Library, we’ve started some exciting new things that we’d like to share with all of you. Also, check out our new webpage logo J

New RSS feeds/Blogs
She Said/He Said (Admin Blog) Director Cindy Fuerst and Assistant Director Steve Bertrand duke it out – discussing and debating the issues facing today’s public libraries.

Library Musings (Staff Blog) The opinions expressed on this blog are not necessarily the those of the Kankakee Public Library, its board, or the City of Kankakee. Now you want to read it, don’t you?

Kankakee Public Library News KPL events, book discussions, closings and well…news.

Podcasts, Vodcasts & Streaming Media

You can download our new podcasts & vodcasts onto your iPod or MP3 player, or listen to them on our website as streaming media. We are launching our first ever vodcast (video cast). These are produced and edited entirely by KPL staff, even the music!


Flickr Pictures of authors and speaker events, programs, and a fair share of embarrassing staff photos (don’t forget – Flickr is an RSS feed, too!)

Well Done KPL! I don’t know where to begin but this is amodel that many libraries should examine. With a post like “Poop is always #1 with Us!, it’s got to be good!