Category Archives: News

Learning Modules Blog Post

Hey all – feel free to take extra time on the learning modules blogging too if you haven’t published yet! I am HOME! I dodged a winter storm here (a very early one). I had a great day at Cedar Rapids Public Library and will be recording a special video for you about some of […]

Next week: Breathing Room Week

Hey all – I never made it out of Traverse City yesterday. Two planes, two mechanical issues…6+ hours! Heading out today and back Saturday. Looking at your comments and reflecting, I’ve decided next week is “Breathing Room” week. We will start back with  Reflective Practice on 11/18. I will accept the Director’s Brief anytime from […]

Heading to Cedar Rapids!

Greetings everyone.  I am heading to Iowa this week to speak at the Cedar Rapids Public Library Staff Day. I will also be meeting with their board and administrative team. I will be traveling Wednesday to Friday night late. If you need anything, please email me at mstephens7@mac.com and I will get right back to […]

Hyperlinked Job Description – Creativity!

This one popped up in early summer 2018 here in Michigan. What do you think? CLASSIFICATION: Librarian (ET. – 40 hours) POSITION TITLE: Creative Services Librarian REPORTS TO: Adult Services and Reference, Department Head POSITION SUMMARY: The Creative Services Librarian manages, develops and delivers innovative programming in a creative environment. Utilizes hands-on training and collaboration […]

Check In – Folks Okay?

Hey all – just want to check in. Is everyone okay? The pace of the class is pretty fast between now and when we end. I want to make sure everyone feels on track with the assignments, etc. Comment, send me a message, IM me, etc. If anyone is struggling, let me know. I also […]

More 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 […]

Blogging Kudos!

Hey all – I finished up reading everyone’s blog posts. I am thrilled with the ideas you explored and the cohesion. THANK YOU! I am so enjoying all of your work, ideas and the creative turns you are taking. The depth of coverage on some of the module resources relating to inclusivity and diversity in […]