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Four Circles Learning Supports Reading with Matching Funds

Four Circles Learning is putting its money where its mission is… helping people learn to love learning – and this time it’s for kids. Kids need books – good books – to read so they learn to love reading, and … Continue reading

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10 (Techy) Blogs Every Librarian Should Follow

Want to keep up with some of the best trends and thinking in library land? Start with these blogs… Tame the Web: Libraries, Technology, and People – Michael Stephens -Assistant Professor at Dominican University and soon-to-be Assistant Professor at San … Continue reading

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Can Libraries Take the Lead in Connecting Families to Nature?

Today I presented an idea to southwest Florida library folks at the SWFLN Paraprofessional Day: take the lead in connecting children and adults to nature in your communities – through partnerships, collection development, programming, facility use & design, cultural connections, … Continue reading

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Library Blogs for Librarians

The Open Directory Project has a huge and diverse collection of library weblogs that would be a helpful resource for any librarian wanting to find good blogs to follow as part of a personal learning network. Check it out and … Continue reading

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Don’t Let This Be Your Library

The Sunday comics today had a Pearls Before Swine strip that puts a different kind of spin on some library policies and the way we relate to our patrons. Take a look: Could this be your library’s way of communicating … Continue reading

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The Library vs. YouTube

A 15-year-old boy comes into the library and asks for basketball books. After some careful questioning by the librarian, it is determined that he really wants a book that will “make him a better basketball player” (i.e. show him how … Continue reading

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