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Ways libraries are becoming more than socially responsive and resilent for their communities
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New Link: Public libraries: A long-overdue argument – Stephen's Lighthouse

New Link: Public libraries: A long-overdue argument – Stephen's Lighthouse | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it

“In short, if libraries cease to exist, we will have to re-invent them. ”

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Library Budget Talks Focus on Community Engagement, Public ...

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The Evanston Public Library Board of Trustees is only weeks away from passing its 2012 budget, but is still getting its priorities in order. ... Library Budget Talks Focus on Community Engagement, Public Perception ...
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Swiss Army Librarian » Hi, I’m Google. And I’m a Librarian. :: Brian Herzog

Swiss Army Librarian » Hi, I’m Google. And I’m a Librarian. :: Brian Herzog | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
Swiss Army Librarian is a blog by Brian Herzog mostly about library and technology issues relating to public libraries...
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Musings about librarianship: What are mobile friendly library databases offering? A survey

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Chicago Public Library's 'Library Lounge' Nights Aim To Make Libraries Cool Again

Chicago Public Library's 'Library Lounge' Nights Aim To Make Libraries Cool Again | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
If the last time you saw your library card was senior year of high school, then there’s a good chance it’s still tucked away in your "East of Eden" paperback.
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A Library Is The Heart Of A Community - Shepherdstown Observer

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A Library Is The Heart Of A CommunityShepherdstown ObserverAfter almost 90 years of operating out of the Old Market House, the Shepherdstown Public Library is planning to build a new facility.
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The library is not just a book warehouse anymore - Globe and Mail

The library is not just a book warehouse anymore - Globe and Mail | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
Globe and MailThe library is not just a book warehouse anymoreGlobe and MailAfter all, this is a library – Surrey's new central library, to be precise.
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Essay contest winners write about what library means to them - Chicago Sun-Times

Essay contest winners write about what library means to them - Chicago Sun-Times | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
Essay contest winners write about what library means to themChicago Sun-TimesT'Prinn Ingram received a check for $100 from Aurora Public Library Foundation development officer Laura Stoney before the library's Teen Talent Competition on Aug.
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At This Library, Check Out the Tomatoes

The City Island library branch in the Bronx offers produce grown in its own backyard garden.
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Monmouth County Library plans Edison program to launch Invention series - Asbury Park Press

Monmouth County Library plans Edison program to launch Invention series - Asbury Park Press | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
Monmouth County Library plans Edison program to launch Invention seriesAsbury Park Press25, the Monmouth County Library will kickoff a month-long celebration of NJ: The State of Invention with a program entitled "illuminating Edison." / Courtesy Monmouth...
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When “Library” Is Not an Action but an Old Building – A TTW Guest Post by Dr. Troy Swanson « Tame The Web

When “Library” Is Not an Action but an Old Building – A TTW Guest Post by Dr. Troy Swanson « Tame The Web | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
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Reading Revolution: 14 Marvelous Modern Libraries | WebUrbanist

Reading Revolution: 14 Marvelous Modern Libraries | WebUrbanist | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
More than just buildings filled with books, these 14 beautiful modern libraries are cultural landmarks and places to explore new media of all kinds.
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15 College Town Library Trends

15 College Town Library Trends | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
What philosophies, goals, and practices give heft to other public libraries' programs and special events?  And how can my library tap into that, too?  I recently set out to tackle these questions...
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15 Reasons Why Bookstore/Library Partnerships Are Beneficial | Bookselling This Week

15 Reasons Why Bookstore/Library Partnerships Are Beneficial | Bookselling This Week | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
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Biblioburro: Library on a Donkey | Open Culture

Biblioburro: Library on a Donkey | Open Culture | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
For more than a decade, Luis Soriano, a primary school teacher, has traveled the rugged terrain of Columbia by donkey, delivering books to children in.
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Public library will lend out people as ‘living books’ | Springwise

Public library will lend out people as ‘living books’ | Springwise | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
A new public library soon to open in Surrey, B.C., will lend out human beings as well as more traditional media as a way to supplement books with local human expertise.
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50 Ways to Get More People to Like your Facebook Page | Facebook Tips and Tricks - FacebookFlow

50 Ways to Get More People to Like your Facebook Page | Facebook Tips and Tricks - FacebookFlow | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
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4 Tips for Effective Facebook Community Management

4 Tips for Effective Facebook Community Management | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
Facebook community management: How to facilitate discussions, postings, moderation and respond to spam comments on your Facebook page.
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Developers propose apartments, new library for East Library site - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Developers propose apartments, new library for East Library site - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
Developers propose apartments, new library for East Library siteMilwaukee Journal SentinelMilwaukee's East Library branch would be demolished and replaced with a mixed-use development that includes a new library, along with 65 to 81 apartments,...
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Cultivating the Library as a Site of Participatory Culture and Lear...

"Talents that are not shared are not talents."

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Smartphones Replacing Old-Fashioned Library Cards

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Checking a book out on a smartphone rather than at a counter is becoming a more common occurrence.

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4 Ways Non-Profits Can Jump Into Google+

4 Ways Non-Profits Can Jump Into Google+ | SocialLibrary | Scoop.it
If you and your non-profit have steered clear of Google+ during its "people only" phase, now is a good time to reconsider. Here are four ways to get involved.
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A New Model for Business: The Museum — HBS Working Knowledge

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Looking for a new model to think about business? Look no further than your local art museum, says Assistant Professor Ray Weaver .
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