Night Owls

What a great idea!  Night Owls -  Cuyahoga County (OH) Public Library’s after-hours book discussion is held on Thursday evenings in the Notes section of their Facebook page. There were about a dozen folks there […]

Digital Storytelling as Advocacy – TechSoup Contest

TechSoup’s Digital Storytelling Event Are you up for a fun challenge? One that will help you showcase your organization’s mission and work? What a great opportunity to create a compelling advocacy piece for your library […]

Got a terrific school library web site?

Got a terrific school library web site? Does your site need a pick me up? Or a complete make-over? Get some inspiration from your colleagues web sites and share your own great examples on the […]

Yay it’s National Gaming Day!

Woo hoo! It’s National Gaming Day this Saturday! On November 14, 2009, libraries across the country will participate in the largest, simultaneous national video game tournament ever held! Kids will be able to compete against […]

KidLib Camp 2009 – August 13

Don’t miss this unconference! KidLibCamp – for librarians interested in youth service in school & public libraries. KidLibCamp 2009 is a place for youth services librarians to get together and talk about topics that are […]

Is there a Red Box DVD machine in your library’s future?

Princeton Public Library just installed a Red Box DVD machine outside their building. What a great idea. Janie Hermann posted this photo and note about the service to Facebook today: “We are a pilot site […]

Capital Region WiFi – Is your library on the map?

All Over Albany has a handy map of WiFi locations in the greater Capital Region. I see a few libraries on there. Is yours listed? If not, submit it! (via twitter: gailgolderman)

David Lee King: CDLC Emerging Tech Program – May 7

April 30th is the deadline to sign up for this great program: The Future is Not Out of Reach: Change, Emerging Trends, 2.0, and Libraries. The speaker is David Lee King, the Digital Branch & […]

flickr, National Library Week and New York libraries

flickr class at Nioga Library System, Lockport, NY New York libraries – get out your cameras and take a shot at fame!  The New York Library Association is having a fun photo contest.  Visit the […]

“You people are just following a fad!”

I recently encountered a librarian who was feeling overwhelmed by too much technology and feeling that people were telling him to jump on all the latest tech tools and implement them just because they’re “cool”. […]

Librarians’s Guide to Gaming Toolkit

Check out this new resource from ALA’:  The Librarian’s Guide to Gaming: An Online Toolkit for Building Gaming @ Your Library Libraries of all types promote the development of these literacy skills in numerous ways: […]

Ten Trends & Technologies for 2009

Michael Stephens has posted his annual look at what technology trends he thinks will impact libraries in 2009. This year, I’m focusing on some ideas and technologies that I believe will impact everyone. These things […]