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Recession Relief

I did a free webinar last week called Recession Relief that covered ways libraries can help patrons during these tough economic times, and you can watch the archived session and access my PowerPoint slides and notes (which include all the links I … Continue reading

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2007 Public Library Statistics

IMLS just released their Public Library Survey report for 2007 and no surprise, usage is up.  Of course this was even before the economy tanked – I can’t wait to see the statistics for 2009.  Some really positive news in the … Continue reading

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Local Paper Advocates for Public Libraries

I was really excited to see my local free paper helping advocate for libraries by letting everyone know how busy they are and that they have no money for new services, staff or facilities.  Here’s the article link (front and … Continue reading

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Reference Statistics?

Lately, we’ve heard so much about increased library use due to the economy. Computer use, program attendance, circulation and visits are way up, but I haven’t heard much about reference statistics.  Before I came to work for BCR I worked in … Continue reading

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