What fun! A growing list of libraries, archives and museums are creating coloring pages for the #ColorOurCollections event running from Feb 1 to 5. Started by the New York Academy of Medicine and the Biodiversity […]

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 […]

Marketing Genius from Gwyneth Jones

Love the tips for marketing your library in this presentation by Gwyneth Jones, The Daring Librarian. Practice your Lady Gaga moves and market your library. 10 Ways Librarians Can be a Marketing Genius Like Lady […]

Jetpack Carousel

Just a quick test of the updated Carousel slide show feature in Jetpack.  Click on any thumbnail to go to the Carousel powered slide show.  Carousel turns any standard WordPress photo gallery into a full […]

Heading to Helsinki?

A number of friends and colleagues are among the many lucky library folks heading to Helsinki this week for the IFLA World Library and Information Congress. I wish I could be among them. I’ve had […]

Cycling for Libraries: Rolling in to Tallinn

The hardy Cycling for Libraries riders are just about done with their journey. If I’ve counted the days right, they should be rolling into Tallinn, Estonia today (Tuesday Aug 8) after cycling for 10 days […]

Helsinki Airport Book Swap

One design idea: houzz.com via Inka I’m spending some time in Helsinki this week & next. And thanks to Bobbi Newman’s Library Day in the Life project and twitter, I’ve connected with a number of […]

Two free webinars: eBooks & WordPress

I’m very happy to be participating in the next Carterette Series webinars sponsored by the Georgia Library Association on Wednesday, January 18 from 2 – 4:15 PM. Registration is free. The always awesome Kate Sheehan […]

Having friends over for dinner: Circulating Ideas podcast

It was a crazy busy summer for me and I didn’t notice this wonderful new podcast by Steve Thomas until last week. Circulating Ideas is a monthly interview with librarians from all walks of our […]

New York’s Flood Damaged Libraries & Donation Form

Flood Damaged Libraries & Donation Form Michael Borges of the New York Library Association sent a  NYLINE email this morning with more information about libraries that suffered damage in the Hurricane Irene floods. And with continued flooding  from […]

Recovery in Schoharie & Middleburgh NY

Recovery in Schoharie & Middleburgh NY More Photos from Jay Harsevoort And Middleburgh photos from Janice212 Photos of flood damage at Schoharie Free Library More information and how you can help: Updated Sept 6, 2011 […]

Libraries in Need after Hurricane Irene

Updated Sept. 3, 2011 Last weekend, Hurricane Irene ripped out the hearts of so many communities in the NorthEast and elsewhere. I have friends who have lost their belongings, friends who are without power and […]