Librarian by Day Bobbi Newman | I'm not that kind of librarian

Posts Tagged ‘patrons’

What DO you wish your patrons knew?

12.12.2008 · Posted in Chit Chat, Questions

I copied this post from The MLXperience to ask you - What DO you wish your patrons knew? Seattle Books Examiner's Danielle Dreger-Babbitt took an informal poll of librarians in Boston, Dallas, Detroit, Indianapolis, New York City, and Portland about what they wish library patrons knew or did. Here's the shortlist: 1. Use us! 2. ...

Library is…?

09.02.2008 · Posted in Libraries

A couple of weeks ago I was in Denver for vacation and we stopped at the Denver Art Museum.  In addition to all the traditional art one expects to see in a museum they also had some patron contribution displays.  Throughout the museum notebooks were set out and patrons could record their thoughts and feelings ...

Is Library 2.0 and/or Web 2.0 really serving our patrons?

I saw and participated in a discussion on this on one of my email lists last week. I thought I'd take more time to write out my thoughts and responses on my blog.  Sarah posted this over in MaintainIT but it looks like she didn't open it up for comments so I'm going to. Here ...

Wednesday – A day in the life of a librarian

07.16.2008 · Posted in A Day in the Life of a Librarian

Wednesday 7/9/08 Tonight is one of my late days because computer/internet classes are tonight.  Nikki & I take turns teaching a series of classes that vary from basic to advanced.  Tonight Nikki is teaching Microsoft Word so I get to be Vanna, assisting, troubleshooting & helping patrons when they run into a problem.  I get up and after ...

Teaching Patrons about Flickr

06.30.2008 · Posted in Flickr, Patron Services, Presentations, Training

The first Online Picture Sharing class was last week and the second is this week, we only have 15 laptops for the patrons to use so we have to have multiple sessions.  I choose to focus on Flickr vs one of the many other online picture sharing sites inpart because MRRL has a Flickr account ...