Monthly Archives: March 2010

Great Opportunity to Learn How to Best Serve Older Adults

We’ve got great programs, materials and services for kids, teens and parents, and we seem to serve seniors well too, but how valuable are we to baby-boomers?  Well, here’s a rare free training opportunity that will teach you how to … Continue reading

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Reinventing Circulation Jobs

Carey  Hartmann (Assistant County Librarian), Lucie Osborn (County Librarian), both from Laramie County Library System in Cheyenne, WY and Carol  Edwards, Children’s Services Manager, Denver Public Library and I presented on this. It’s all about how to continue providing incredible customer service when … Continue reading

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Green Acres and Milk and Cookies

I’ve already blogged about the topic of Market Segmentation, but as Gina Millsap, director of Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library says, it’s so sexy that I can’t resist writing a bit more.  Plus, knowing your residents’ needs is just too … Continue reading

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Fluffenrovin and So Much More! – Rangeview’s Revolution

I managed to escape the two feet of snow in Littleton, CO to make it to PLA yesterday and was treated to a rare (I’m told) sunny day and even a peek at Mt. Hood (click on the pic to see it … Continue reading

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Corporate Executives Realize the Value of Librarians

Hurray!  Our impact is finally being realized at the corporate level.  Since it’s in their best interests, do you think we can get them to advocate for or even help fund libraries?

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Woman's Day Library Contest

How cool!  Woman’s Day is running a contest for women (who are US residents) older than 17 to submit their stories by May 9, 2010 on why their library is important to their community.  The four winning entries will be … Continue reading

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Back Issues of Popular Science Available for Free

I just found out that all issues since 1872! (except the last year) of Popular Science are available free online from Google Books!   I think this would be another good one to include on your list of recommended websites…

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