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The library is still 'booked'!
The library is still 'booked' District director turns the page on digital revolution. Photo and story by Peter Jones, The Villager. “What did you do with all the books?” Call it feng shui or optical illusion – but sometimes efficiency of space can play tricks on the emotions or the eyes.
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#Palmyra 's ancient temple of Baalshamin has been destroyed by IS militants http://bbc.in/1Lv08kX
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good to see - and there is room for both
He created a flesh-chomping pop-culture phenomenon. Now Kirkman has a bigger challenge: redefining how Hollywood works.
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reading suggestions from staff in public libraries
Several libraries I visited had displays of staff reading (and I have see this is libraries in Australia too). There were different methods used, and they all looked good.  This is impressive passive reader's advisory work. Sheridan Library, Arapahoe Distri...
Several libraries I visited had displays of staff reading (and I have see this is libraries in Australia too). There were different methods used, and they all looked good.  This is impressive passive reader's advisory work. S...
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experiments with Flickr uploadr
In late May I experimented with Flickr uploader as another way to back up my digital photographs.  I already have two portable hard drives as back up and thought a cloud based solution could be interesting to try.  It was. It took a few days for the photogr...
In late May I experimented with Flickr uploader as another way to back up my digital photographs.  I already have two portable hard drives as back up and thought a cloud based solution could be interesting to try.  It was. It...
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#OnThisDay in 1851, Isaac Merritt Singer patented the first sewing machine http://bit.ly/1P3NjMa ©SSPL
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My review of Makerspaces in libraries by Theresa Willingham and @jtdeboer
Makerspaces in libraries by Theresa Willingham My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book provides a solid and helpful introduction to a particular interpretation of makerspaces in libraries. It has very good references to the information talked about so that it wo...
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Public libraries and technology for loan
It was impressive how easy it was to find out about technology for loan in many libraries. Arapahoe District Libraries had the poster shown below in obvious spots in each library.  You could not miss seeing what was available. They also have it clearly list...
It was impressive how easy it was to find out about technology for loan in many libraries. Arapahoe District Libraries had the poster shown below in obvious spots in each library.  You could not miss seeing what was available...
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Public libraries and 3D printers
3D printers are becoming more common in public libraries, but different approaches are taken as to accessing them, or even seeing them in operation. Arapahoe District Libraries encourages their community to request 3D prints.  The printing is free.  The aim...
3D printers are becoming more common in public libraries, but different approaches are taken as to accessing them, or even seeing them in operation. Arapahoe District Libraries encourages their community to request 3D prints...
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Sydney mini maker faire 2015
This was the second year I have been to this.  It was great.  I was sorry to not see the Embroidery Guild represented this year, but there were will many amazing things to look at at play with.  I also had some people very keen to explain what maker spaces ...
This was the second year I have been to this.  It was great.  I was sorry to not see the Embroidery Guild represented this year, but there were will many amazing things to look at at play with.  I also had some people very ke...
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Libraries and bees
I first saw bee hives at Salt Lake City where they were/are on the roof top of the library, but visible inside. I have also seen them at Anythink Perl Mack as part of the community garden, Anythink Wright Farms, also as part of the community garden and Robb...
I first saw bee hives at Salt Lake City where they were/are on the roof top of the library, but visible inside. I have also seen them at Anythink Perl Mack as part of the community garden, Anythink Wright Farms, also as par...
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American Textile History Museum
This part of the museum was encouraging children to explore the traits which made changes in the mill industry and gave examples from individuals. They also could do a video to pitch their idea. You can see more images here .
This part of the museum was encouraging children to explore the traits which made changes in the mill industry and gave examples from individuals. They also could do a video to pitch their idea. You can see more images here.
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