Month: March 2020

White Plains PL Steps Up

Brian Kenney sent me this email newsletter, and said: “Check out our Zoom programming, assembled in a week by my amazing team.” The staff steps up!   NOTE from Michael: I deleted a bunch of the Zoom links to prevent any “Zoom-bombing” – some of the story times had multiple dates. If you use the […]

Library Planet

Hey all – As we move toward the end of class, some of you may be thinking about exploring global issues in hyperlinked libraries. Don’t miss this new site LIBRARY PLANET from Christian Lauersen of Roskilde Libraries and Marie Engberg Eiriksson of Gladsaxe Libraries, Denmark. Library Planet is like a crowdsourced Lonely Planet for libraries of […]

The Library is Not Closed

Greetings all – So much is happening fo fast these days with COVID-19. Many libraries have closed their physical buildings but their virtual offerings remain. Library folk have stepped up to keep the human face of the library visible – online story times, video chats for reference, phone services with library phones transferred to remote […]

Checking In – Grading & The Future

Greetings all – I am working on grading your planning assignments. I must confess that everything this past week has seemed to take three times as long as usual. I will be super honest: I have felt overwhelmed at times. We are all dealing with varying levels of chaos and change due to the coronavirus. […]