Taking Traing to Patrons – 21 Things for 21st Century Parents

The fabulous Gretchen Caserotti and staff in the Childrens Department at the Darien Libray are kicking off a learning 2.0 class for parents. From the website: You are raising kids in a digital world. Facebook, Twitter and a growing number of websites and social tools are becoming increasingly important in most aspects of our 21st Century world. Information Literacy is crucial to your children’s success … Continue reading Taking Traing to Patrons – 21 Things for 21st Century Parents

Web 2.0 for Patrons

One of my presentations from Internet Librarian 2009 with Jennifer Koerber, Sean Robinson, Rebecca Ranallo I’ll be posting an update to this when I hear from Liz. Web 2.0 for Library Patronshttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=il200923thingsslideshare-091031093003-phpapp01&stripped_title=web-20-for-library-patrons View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. Continue reading Web 2.0 for Patrons

Wednesday – 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 making coffee, check all email accounts from home. Then since … Continue reading Wednesday – A day in the life of a librarian

Are other libraries teaching patrons about blogging?

I’m taking a break from the video game (PS2) I’m playing, to write this, because even though I tell myself the hard parts teach me patient and perseverance, they really make my head want to explore.  🙂  Last night I finally taught the rescheduled Introduction to Blogging class I was supposed to teach in May.  I really love these classes and even better, patrons love … Continue reading Are other libraries teaching patrons about blogging?