Category Archives: Connections


Hey all – hope you are having a good weekend. Been pondering emojis a bit more in light of some of your blogs. Here are my most used at this moment in time: It does say a lot about current events in one’s life! In other news that you could decode from above: Dozer had […]

New Column: Libraries in Balance

Hello all – I have a new column up at Library Journal. It’s called Libraries in Balance. Using and offering access to technology —new and old—are part of what we do. This is literacy just like reading is. I can understand the disconnect and mixed signals, but those same people need to learn about digital […]

Job Posting from The Bubbler Madison

Hey all – take a look at this job from last spring at The Bubbler: GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is highly responsible, advanced-level programmatic support work to support The Bubbler at Madison Public Library.  The Bubbler is a maker-focused program for all ages that stretches across the Madison Public Library system including nine libraries and […]

News: ALASC Elections

Hey all – @mjostock asked me to share this with you all. I have to say this type of experience as part of your LIS education can be helpful. You may decide you want to play an active role in ALA as a professional: committees, working groups, etc.

Bit by the Coloring Bug

Hey all -I think we’ve mentioned adult coloring a few times. I have to tell you – I spent some break time with my Game of Thrones coloring book. What fun! I saw this in the ALA Think Tank Facebook page, a great example for coloring for library patrons. I’ll share it here and add […]

Stacie Ledden Recording

Greetings all! We had a nice chat with Stacie Ledden yesterday, including some excellent questions about the Anythink model. If anyone has any questions after listening, Stacie said she was glad to share her email: sledden @