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Chief Librarian, Surinder Bhogal, on the Library Champions Project and the Future of Surrey Libraries

Surinder Bhogal, Chief Librarian at the Surrey Libraries, is deeply committed to the Surrey Libraries, and has a clear understanding of the challenges and opportunities that come with her new responsibility. 732 more words

Public Libraries

Our Public Libraries Need Help


I am a huge fan of public libraries; I’ve had a library card since I was six. Nowadays, they offer you far more than just books. 709 more words


Hidden Figures

As a member of the Social Media Committee for my library, I had the opportunity to attend an author event this week. 

Margot Lee Shetterly visited the Linthicum Community branch and packed the room (and the parking lot outside). 209 more words


Library Snapchat

I’m looking into starting a Snapchat account for the library teens. Both the teens who are regulars already and the ones I’ve met at school visits overwhelmingly choose Snapchat over every other social media platform, so I feel like it’s one of the best ways for me to reach them. 211 more words


Public Library Seminar: Spring 2015


John Carlo Bertot


iSchool at Maryland


Spring 2015


This course is intended for students interested in pursuing a career in public library service or who have an interest in the role and contribution of the public library to society. 79 more words

ISchool At Maryland

Toddler Storytime: Opposites

Last week’s storytime focused on opposites. I wanted to have a looser theme this week after last week’s theme being solely about owls, and this one afforded me some flexibility. 379 more words

Books And Reading