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Bibliotheek Breda (Breda Public Library) pictures by Emre Hasan Akbayrak @BiebBreda

Breda Public Library is designed by architect Herman Hertzberger who designed the theatre. In 1998 the architect got a award of the city.
When you visit the building you find a mulberry tree, those trees are protected so they had to build around the tree. 12 more words


Musical Makey-Makey

A couple of weekends ago, I held a makey-makey cybercamp at the public library I work at, where kids could come to make different musical instruments. 278 more words

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The Cheesecake Factory   – Bay Shore, NY

The Cashier ensures that guests are greeted warmly upon entry and over the phone, shares descriptions about our many dessert selections, and serves our To Go… 795 more words


The Future for Libraries - Take 26

I promised regular followers a short break from our extended look at libraries in novels but of course that left me with the tricky question of how will to fill this previously unplanned breakout sessions and then of course as so often serendipity lends a helping hand. 1,767 more words

Downton Abbey Staff Christmas Party

If you’re going to plan a Christmas party for 100+ librarians, you make it Downton Abbey themed and you put doilies on everything.

I was party of a 4 person Staff Christmas Party Planning Committee and we decided to go all out: Downton Abbey style. 687 more words

Public Libraries

Create animated stories at your library

Inkscape, when paired with Animatron (a freemium HTML5 online animation tool), can be used for creating narrated, animated children’s stories. These tools might also be used to create multimedia motion graphics stories for libraries, nonprofits, foundations, government agencies, and more. 8 more words


Another Benefit of Ebooks for Libraries

A friend of mine was recently introduced to a certain genre fiction author who has been writing an ongoing series for the past couple of decades. 471 more words