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  1. Every Voice Makes a Difference: Frontline Advocates

    Frontline library advocates work at all levels in all types of libraries—public, academic, school and special—and are the internal/external face and voice of the library. They can tell the library’s story and deliver the library’s message at their comfort ...

    JFALCON - 04/01/2015 - 16:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  2. Passing the Community Engagement Baton

    “Passing the Community Engagement Baton: A Conversation with ALA President Molly Raphael and ALA President-elect Maureen Sullivan,” hosted by ALA 2013-2014 ALA President Barbara Stripling, features an unprecedented conversation among ALA leadership, focus ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 10:35 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Engaging Communities Through Controversy

     Diane McNutt and Jane Light, Silicon Valley Reads, will describe this library’s "one book-one community" program in Santa Clara (Calif.) County. Its 2012 program, "Muslim and American-Two Perspectives," featured two books written by A ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 09:46 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. The Librarian's Guide to Gaming

    The Librarian's Guide to Gaming:An Online Toolkit for Building Gaming In 2007, over 404 libraries responded to a national library gaming gaming census, reporting on 218 programs. On November 15 2008, 597 libraries reported on serving 14,184 gamers on ...

    HDAVIES - 04/03/2014 - 11:30 - Libraries Transform

  5. The Transforming Public Library Technology Infrastructure

    Transforming Public Library Technology Infrastructure ALA Office for Research and Statistics Focusing on the evolution and current state of public-access technologies in public libraries from the perspectives of infrastructure, services, and resources, th ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:57 - Libraries Transform

  6. Community offers electronic petting zoo

    Douglas County Libraries offers electronic petting zoo "Last month, Douglas County Libraries collaborated with our local Best Buy to offer a electronic petting zoo for patrons and staff.  With a staff member on hand, Best Buy brought one of every typ ...

    HDAVIES - 01/15/2013 - 08:54 - Libraries Transform

  7. The Engaged Library: Chicago Stories of Community Building

    The Engaged Library: Chicago Stories of Community Building In late summer, 2005, Co-Director Jody Kretzmann and researcher Susan Rans from the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at Northwestern University agreed to visit several Chicago Branch Li ...

    HDAVIES - 01/10/2013 - 15:45 - Libraries Transform

  8. Gaming and Libraries: Intersection of Services

    Gaming and Libraries: Intersection of Services Jenny Levine In this issue of Library Technology Reports, Jenny Levine illustrates how librarians can reap positive gains by proactively, creatively, and affordably integrating gaming into the services and pr ...

    HDAVIES - 01/15/2013 - 09:08 - Libraries Transform

  9. Toronto Library Hosts a Comics Festival

    Toronto Library Hosts a Comics Festival A comics festival taking place in a library, while the library is still open no less, may well seem like a potential disaster in the making. But TCAF succeeds beautifully because of the partnership between The Begui ...

    HDAVIES - 11/02/2012 - 13:23 - Libraries Transform

  10. America Gone Wrong: A Slashed Safety Net Turns Libraries into Homeless Shelters

    America Gone Wrong: A Slashed Safety Net Turns Libraries into Homeless Shelters A dirty little secret about America is that public libraries have become de facto daytime shelters for the nation's street people while librarians are increasingly our un ...

    HDAVIES - 11/02/2012 - 12:01 - Libraries Transform