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The Impact of Libraries as Creative Spaces

There is so much going on in contemporary public libraries that goes far beyond books and collections. This project was commissioned by the State Library of Queensland to develop a framework for the valuation of libraries as creative spaces. 65 more words

APLA Holding a “Save NL Public Libraries” Rally During Halifax Conference

The Atlantic Provinces Library Association (APLA) is showing support for our province’s libraries at a Newfoundland and Labrador Libraries Love-in during their Annual Conference being held in Halifax, NS. 141 more words


The Future of Reference Material in Public Libraries

In recent weeks I have heard rumblings on various boards about the Reference sections. Reference material in many area’s of the world are becoming extinct. It would seem that though the book has survived the E-book and Audio book trends, Reference material may not, particularly in the public library setting. 435 more words

Issues In Librarianship

Good Thing I Got These From the Library...

Hello everyone! I should say first that I really enjoy those rare occasions when I buy a book before I read it (for example, most recently,  1,354 more words


Special Collections Stays Vertical

What was New Hampshire Fast Day? Did a tornado really destroy the navy yard? What year was Portsmouth’s first female mayor elected? Which historic homes in Portsmouth are… 1,417 more words



So it happened.

The very first one for AACPL.

There were things to do.

Plenty of free comic books to be had. And they were had, trust. 84 more words

Public Libraries

Back to the beginning

Today I went to my local public library. As a patron, not a staff member. It was, admittedly, a strange sensation, not least because I couldn’t find my hold, which turned out to have been cancelled (yikes! 239 more words