Best of 2017

Happy New Year! Looking back on 2017, these were my top 10 blog posts. And following that list are my top tweets from each month of 2017. Hope some of the links and resources mentioned […]

EXCITE Transformation for Libraries

The Connecticut State Library is offering the EXCITE Transformation for Libraries program to library teams from throughout the Northeast.  An IMLS grant has fully funded the program. That means it’s free!  Let’s hear it for the CT […]

Summer Learning Project

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, the school year has come to an end and we’re all looking forward to summer vacation. Bring it on! And our 2016-17 Cool Tools for School workshop […]

Job opening: Empire State Library Network Projects Coordinator

What a great part-time job opportunity. A terrific chance to learn more about library systems in NY and network with lots of library folks. POSITION AVAILABLE Empire State Library Network (formerly the NY3Rs), an organization […]

Commoncraft Video: Libraries in the Internet Age

The wonderful folks at Commoncraft love libraries and they’ve produced one of their wonderful explainer videos called Libraries in the Internet Age for anyone to freely share with their community, on social media or embed […]

New York State Performers and Programs Database

An email query about how the New York State Performers and Programs project was built sent my memory banks into overdrive today trying to remember what tools we used to create the project back in […]

Mobile Apps & Public Libraries

Earlier today I asked the library twitterverse for examples of mobile apps related workshops, classes, hangouts, meetups, etc that they’re offering to their communities. Some great examples were shared! I’ll add more if I get […]

Library Advocacy MOOC

Interesting learning opportunity Begins Feb 24 – free edX MOOC on library advocacy being offered by Wendy Newman, Gwen Harris and Colleen Dineen – U of Toronto iSchool. Library Advocacy Unshushed: Values, evidence, action Learn […]

Online Signing for The Declaration for the Right to Libraries

The Declaration for the Right to Libraries You can now sign the Declaration for the Right to Libraries online?  Have you signed?  Is your library holding a signing event? Have you put the the logo and […]

Little Free Library in Scotia, NY

Another Little Free Library has opened in my area, this one is in Scotia, New York and was lovingly built by Liz & Jim Bailey. After 2 neighborhood children become the first visitors, Liz said: […]