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Uncovering the History Behind St. Louis's Libraries

Recently, I’ve been doing some pro bono communications work for the St. Louis Public Library. It’s been a treat for me – getting to meet so many of the people that make our public libraries the magical place that they are, both employees and users. 294 more words

St. Louis

Exciting and Inviting: Publicizing Exhibits

Make sure all of your hard work gets noticed!

The trip to the Radcliffe Institute in June was helpful for display inspiration, but I also took note of the way they publicized their exhibit. 921 more words

Literature

To GAFE? Or not to GAFE?

GAFE:  Google Apps for Education

Many school districts are jumping onto this bandwagon.  They want to be a part of the technological evolution that is occurring across the world.   303 more words

Thursday Quotables: A Quiet Heroism

It’s a quiet sort of heroism, the making and keeping of books.

You don’t get medals for sitting in the library each day, scratching away, writing it all down.

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Books

- Virginia Woolf

Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.

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Timbuktu lost libraries

The intellectual life of Timbuktu

The Sankoré University mosque was the main teaching venue since many scholars lived in the Sankoré Quarter. Classes were also taught at the Great Mosque and at the Oratory of Sidi Yahia. 1,087 more words

Fernando Báez

Charizard and Pokevision

Three of us took a break and used Pokevision to track down and catch a Charizard today – wheee!

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