Monthly Archives: August 2012

On a recent break from work at my library, I walked down to the local cafe to get my daily summer iced tea and lemonade.  On my walk back to the library, I noticed a couple looking at a large map of Portland, ME.  They looked like they were trying […]

Librarians Around The City (by TTW contributor Justin Hoenke)

Today, my blood started to boil as I sat through a presentation on my campus. The speaker actually did a good job. He was detailing information about a nation-wide survey called CCSSE (the Community College Survey of Student Engagement, in which our campus has participated for many years. Engagement […]

My Frustration with CCSSE, Student Engagement and Libraries (by TTW ...

Fall 2012: September 27, 2012: Keynote, Wyoming Library Association, Casper, Wyoming. October 2, 2012: Keynote & session, Indiana Public Library Association Conference, Carmel, Indiana. October 3, 2012: Library 2.012 presentations: “23 Things” as Transformative Learning: Promoting Confidence, Curiosity and Communication via Library Staff Professional Development and “Our Common Purpose: Libraries and LIS Education in Flux,” […]

Upcoming Presentations: Fall 2012

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 […]

Build Your Own Neighborhood Library

Every year Pierce County Library System unveils a new Summer Reading Program. This year we’ve taken the teen program online (Teen Summer Challenge and challenged participants to explore their interests, their library, and their community through activities and masteries. Challengers can share their experiences, earn badges and achievements, interact with […]

Badges for Teens – A TTW Guest Post by Steve ...

After long hours of travel from Traverse City, I arrived late last night in Helsinki. I am looking forward to the networking events, caucus and my presentation. I will also be at the SJSU SLIS  exhibit booth (#A109) Sunday afternoon and Wednesday morning for those who would like to say […]

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