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Indie Authors Day Oct. 13 at the Wichita Falls Public Library
The Wichita Falls Public Library will celebrate Indie Authors Day 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13.
Public Libraries: How Authors Can Increase Both Discoverability and Earnings
Libraries represent a valuable opportunity for a book discoverability and sales, but librarians may not know your book exists without marketing outreach.
Free Smart DriverTEK Workshop: Fayette County Public Library
Thursday March 14 2019: The free AARP Smart DriverTEK workshop is an easy, interactive way to stay up to date on the newest technology in...
Why I Take My Students to the Public Library Every Year
There is power in book access! Teacher Jacqueline Stallworth explains how taking students to the public library every year can inspire lifelong readers.
Employment Trends in Public Libraries » Public Libraries Online
by Gretchen Kaser on April 7, 2015 With a recent Forbes article citing Library and Information Science as the third worst master’s degree for today’s professionals, the thought of breaking into a library career or even changing jobs can be intimidating.  Forbes supports its position based on the field’s mere 7% job growth and $53,500 median salary. In my own experience, I have been hearing…
How to Use a Public Library
Has it been a while since you've been to a public library? If so, you may be surprised to learn that libraries have changed for the better. It's been years since they were dusty little rooms with books. Most libraries have transformed...
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What are public libraries for?
When Adams County overhauled its libraries, the Dewey Decimal System was no more. In its place: podcast studios, co-working spaces, and goats.
Why Public Libraries Matter
It’s time for America to stop starving its libraries of funding.
Are Small Public Libraries the Way of the Future? » Public Libraries Online
by Gretchen Kaser on June 21, 2016 A Washington Post editorial champions the idea of small libraries, suggesting they are key to the industry’s future success. Writer Steve Barker states, “With print collections and budgets down, more libraries may be the answer—but smaller ones.”  I work at a public library that serves a population of 4,078. It is one of the smallest of our system’s seventy-seven members (the smallest serves only 3,382). My staff knows most of our regular patrons by name…
Why Public Libraries?
Google has revolutionized the way we access information. You used to have to navigate pages of links and categories (and as a webmaster, submit your site to several search engines for indexing if …
Early Library Closure
Due to building maintenance, the Library will be closing at 10:30 pm Monday (9/28) – Thursday (10/1). We will resume regular hours beginning Friday (10/2). Thank you for your understanding. …
Discover More at Kirkwood Public Library
Books, Programs, 3-D Printing and more! Learn all about what your Kirkwood Public Library has to offer! Video filmed and edited by Kirkwood Public Library su...
What a Blast! Mendenhall Public Library
Children and adults of all ages had a blast at this afternoon's program with MDWF Wildlife Biologist Corey Wright! Corey was very entertaini...
Swanton Public Library turns 100
SWANTON — The Swanton Public Library celebrates its 100th anniversary this weekend with rockets and a song The celebration begins Friday, with “Hands-on History for Kids,” as taught by library trustee and author Rebecca Rupp, a look at life for kids 100 years back “You probably wouldn’t have graduated from high school,” Rupp mused. “Popular names were things like Mildred and Doris.” Kids who attend the…
10 Things That Are Free at Public Libraries
Before you spend another dollar on items and services like these, check with your public library.
Medicare 101 class at public library
BEMIDJI -- On Saturday, Sept. 29, the Senior LinkAge Line will provide a complete overview of Medicare, including what is covered under Parts A & B, enrollment guidelines, Minnesota options, Advantage plans (Part C), Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D), at an event at 10 a.m. at the Bemidji...
Lessons in sharing, from the public library
Photo by The 4th Floor at the Chattanooga Public Library on Flickr. Knight News Challenge: Libraries offers applicants a chance to share in $2.5 million by focusing on the question “How might we...
The Role of Public Libraries in Smart Cities
The local library is more than just books according to a new report from the research institute CTG UAlbany