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3 Key library assets: People, place & platform: “The platform is the most valuable asset, Garmer said, describing it as a set of resources and tools the library offers to the community that can be programmed in any way users … Continue reading

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Did you know there are more public libraries in America than McDonald’s restaurants? Or that 50% of Americans used a library last month? If not, you might want to check out this infographic on Amer… INFOGRAPHIC: Checking Out America’s Libraries

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Libraries are like a playground for your mind, and sometimes, children’s libraries can even look like playgrounds. We love it when a library is as imaginative and creative as the stories that fill… I love this reading area from Burundi, … Continue reading

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Kickin’ It!

World Cup Fever @westervlibrary!

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“rtist” broadly in order to communicate that point: to us, an artist is any person who uses creative tools to make new things. We think creativity – like information –should be accessible to everyone in a community, and that the … Continue reading

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Librarians and chocolate

It’s still National Library Week. You should be especially nice to a librarian today, or tomorrow. Sometime this week, anyway. Probably the librarians would like tea. Or chocolates. Or a reliable source of funding. Neil Gaiman (via ala-con) chocolate is … Continue reading

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Spotted at the Library: WPL on Pinterest

thelifeguardlibrarian: historyhobbit: What’s been happening at the Library… http://www.pinterest.com/westervlibrary/spotted-at-the-library/ Cute use of this Pinterest platform I keep hearing about… this is my library! woot!

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thisisasentence: you know who you are

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jl8comic: Just finished working on a new print that I’ll have with me at cons this year. I’d been posting the process pics on Facebook, and a surprisingly low amount of people recognized that the image was a throwback, so … Continue reading

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International Children’s Book Day is April 2, 2014. This year’s sponsoring country is Ireland, with the theme “Imagine Nations Through Story.” Ideas and inspiration can be found at this site:… How will you celebrate?

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