Monthly Archives: August 2010


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Aaron Schmidt writes: Taking A Pass On Passivity We need to stop focusing on giving away free content and do something different—something no other institution, civic or commercial, is doing. This is where user experience and design thinking come into play. We spend a fair amount of time idly discussing […]

On Containerless Content & Libraries’ Shifting Services







From Michael: Christoph Deeg of the Zukunftwerkstatt in Germany agreed to do a guest post for me outlining the origins and philosophies of this group. I spent an incredible day with the group in Berlin – and learned so much from them.  I was honored to be asked to participate […]

On the Zukunftwerkstatt Kultur und Wissensvermittlung – Future Workshop in ...







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Last night, we held the first Teen After Hours event at the Portland Public Library.  This program was a collaboration between the library and Officer Ray Ruby of the Portland Police Department. All in all, it was a great success.  We played video games, ate pizza, had a massive hide […]

Who knew a library could be so epic?