kishizuka:

Left on my keyboard by a dear colleague. #pocketpoem Did they know it is my absolute favorite. For the love of NYC and of life: “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry”

kishizuka:

Left on my keyboard by a dear colleague. #pocketpoem Did they know it is my absolute favorite. For the love of NYC and of life: “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry”

School, public librarians: Please participate in our ebook survey

Calling all school and public librarians:  

We invite you to participate in our 2014 ebook survey for school and public libraries throughout the United States. This is our fifth year trending library ebook usage information, which benefits libraries, advocacy groups, and publishers in navigating and serving this essential market.

All respondents will have the opportunity to receive a summary of the overall results AND be entered into a drawing to win a new Apple iPad mini

Please click on the link below to begin:  

 http://fluidsurveys.com/s/2014_ebooks/   

When people can’t apply for jobs or access government services because they don’t have access from home, public libraries must be there for them,” said Linda Lord, a librarian in Maine. “Where else are they going to go? Police station? Town hall? I don’t think so.
Libraries Seek High-Speed Broadband - NYTimes.com
Aww… These cuties are spicebush swallowtail larvae.
Photo submitted by a ‘citizen scientist’ to Project Noah, a great application for outdoor learning recommended by our Cool Tools columnist, Richard Byrne.

Aww… These cuties are spicebush swallowtail larvae.

Photo submitted by a ‘citizen scientist’ to Project Noah, a great application for outdoor learning recommended by our Cool Tools columnist, Richard Byrne.

The first thing this librarian needs to understand is that the bookmobile doesn’t belong to her. It belongs to the public, including children.

Pat Scales responds regarding a ‘conservative’ librarian who wants to keep “Wimpy Kid” and “Captain Underpants” out of the bookmobile that she mans.

SLJ Columnist Pat Scales Addresses Censorship Concerns in Libraries | School Library Journal

chroniclebooks:

Putting the finishing touches on the #libraryloveletter cookies we baked for @sfpubliclibrary librarians today. Happy National Library Week! (at Chronicle Books)

chroniclebooks:

Putting the finishing touches on the #libraryloveletter cookies we baked for @sfpubliclibrary librarians today. Happy National Library Week! (at Chronicle Books)

(via darienlibrary)

Diversity, it’s not just books. May issue sneak peek.

Diversity, it’s not just books. May issue sneak peek.

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