Category Archives: Connections

Libraries Are For Everyone

Hi all – Just wanted to share this with you: Libraries Are For Everyone One of the bestest-best things that has happened as a result of having this blog is that I get to connect with librarians from all over the world. It’s just flat-out awesome. And sometimes those connections lead to a collaboration like what just recently […]

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 […]

Job Posting from The Bubbler Madison

Hey all – take a look at this job from last spring at The Bubbler: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/madisonwi/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1366770 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 […]

New Column: Telling Stories

Hey all – just an FYI – my new column is up at Library Journal. It’s called “Telling Stories.” This piece marks the seventh year I have been writing “Office Hours.” My summer reading pile included a preview of Annie Spence’s Dear Fahrenheit 451. Spence is a former student of mine who went on to […]

Ohio Presentation – Adopt or Adapt

Hey all. Here are the abstract and slides for my talk in Dayton at Ohio Library Council Conference. I had a nice group of library folk and there was much discussion about the “formula for success.” Take a look at the slides if you are interested. Adopt or Adapt: Approaches to Emerging Tech and Trends […]