Monthly Archives: April 2013


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Malcolm Gladwell famously defined the “tipping point” as that magic moment when an idea or practice crosses some invisible threshold, tips, and spreads widely throughout a culture or society.  Lately I’ve been wondering if the practice and benefits of mindfulness meditation are hitting that tipping point. The many benefits of […]

#TTW10: Happy Happy, Joy, Joy. A Tipping Point for ...




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I am honored to be spending the day at my hometown library for staff development institute: Traverse Area District Library.  Take a look at this page of stats they make available:   http://www.tadl.org/stats/ Please take a look at their Web site and catalog – built on Evergreen. To me, this […]

Thanks TADL!


I had the pleasure of being a guest on the Bibliotech Podcast. We talked about social media in libraries, library website design, libraries as loosely coupled systems and other topics. Social Media in Libraries (here’s a link to the show notes: Bibliotech 26 show notes) Troy A. Swanson is Department […]

Talking Social Media in Libraries on Bibliotech Podcast from TTW ...




KICKSTARTING THE CIRCULATION Two years ago, I created the Circulating Ideas podcast, where I talk to cool, innovative librarians about the work that they’re doing to move the profession forward. Ultimately, I’d love if non-librarians listened and learned about all the great work that we do, but I’m thrilled with […]

Kickstarter Campaign for Circulating Ideas by Steve Thomas







I love highlighting cool things libraries are doing beyond the norm here on TTW. I’ve done it for years in the “Library Innovators” category. It’s easy to get stuck in our grooves…the same programs, the same services, over and over and over again. From Justin Hoenke: http://justinthelibrarian.com/2013/04/09/community-libraries-ukeleles-and-love/ All of my love, […]

#TTW10 : Ukeleles & Love