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Diving into Diversity at Dover

Dover Town Library in MA is quite something, especially for a community of only 6200. It’s a pretty tree-shrouded building in a bucolic central location.  Real estate agents frequently bring prospects by as it’s such a selling point for living here.  Even in … Continue reading

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UT Library Association Conference in Gorgeous (St.) George

Sorry for the wrestling reference, I couldn’t resist as it’s so stunning (and hot) here in the extreme SW corner of UT, the Dixie of the mountain west (the convention center’s name too).  I didn’t have a chance to do much … Continue reading

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Living Library

I know the idea of living libraries has been around for a few years, but I just love this concept of promoting understanding through personal interaction.  Copenhagen’s has a refugee who lived in a shipping container, an ex-stripper, and a … Continue reading

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Health Reference

The College of DuPage did a teleconference this week on health reference.  Reference librarians in particular should take note as the speaker, Debra Kakuk Smith, said that just 27% of people go to a health specific site when researching a medical problem … Continue reading

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Introduce children to the world

Here’s a great way for libraries that can’t afford multilingual texts to expand their youth collections virtually.    The International Children’s Digital Library promotes diversity and makes it fun for kids to learn about other languages and cultures.  You don’t … Continue reading

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