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Monday OCLC kicked off their Geek the Library campaign with Iowa (my home state!) and Georgia (my current state!). What is Geek the Library? Its a community-based public awareness campaign. The idea is to increase public awareness of libraries and the important role they play and the funding we so desperately need. People can share what they are passionate about using geek as a verb … Continue reading Geek the Library
March 2nd – 8th is Teen Tech Week. YASLA has some great activity suggestions plus this hand out for the teens. Have you done or know how to do everything on this list? 25 Things you can do for Teen Tech Week 1. Download an eBook or audiobook onto your mp3 player. 2. Visit your local library’s webpage. 3. Blog about a library book or … Continue reading It’s Teen Tech Week!
Use the library. Your taxes are paying for it, so take advantage of the free books and movies. Austin says that even her small library in Maryland’s rural Kent County offers DVDs, audio books, and free Internet service. from 8 Ways to Cut Back without Sacrificing I wonder, does use of a Public Libraries increase when money is tight for Americans? I’ve always been a … Continue reading Save Money – Use the Library
NPR reported this morning that protesters in Columbia used Facebook to organize support around the world against FARC. Continue reading Facebook not just for making friends.