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Advanced Seminar in Public Libraries: Spring 2012

Instructor:

Wallace Koehler

School:

Valdosta State University

Semester:

Spring 2012

Description:

This course is designed as a seminar. Discussions are an integral part of the process. 65 more words

2012

Vote to help bring more library, archive & museum (LAM) content to SXSW 2015

Want to see more library, archive, & museum content come to SXSW 2015? The SXSW PanelPicker is now open for public voting. 30% of the decision to pick a panel is based on public input, so sign up for an account, and get your votes in before Friday, Sept. 92 more words

Public Libraries

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month for American Public Libraries

There is no better time of the year than September to sign up for a library card. All next month, the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries all across the country are celebrating the value of getting a library card. 88 more words

Public Libraries

Do Not Leave Valuables Unattended

It’s that last part of summer.

You know precisely how I’m feeling.

Four years ago, I was getting ready to leave this bi-peninsular state, and its pronounced seasons that you miss before they’re even gone, behind me. 361 more words

Commentary

Deichmanske Bibliotek. The library that didn't seem to like me.

Longer days are leaving as autumn comes to my part of the world. My chances of wandering around the city with no particular purpose and walking the 5-minute distance to the river for a quick dip are dwindling. 265 more words

Norway

"A library is like a train station for the mind. It is the point from which you can travel anywhere, everywhere."

I appreciated a quote that I stumbled on today in the lobby of the Central Branch of Brooklyn Public Library by Steve Keene. Keene is BPL’s 2014… 108 more words

Public Libraries