Category Archives: digital age

Focus on the story

I recently saw a public library’s slogan on twitter. It said something to the effect of “Forget Google, come to us!” I totally understand the sentiment they are trying to convey…the thing every librarian feels, pretty much. Librarians are more … Continue reading

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Children: The saviors of printed books!

Today, I ran across a link on twitter to an article from The Atlantic: Will Children Save Printed Books? The upshot of the article (more of a blurb, really) is that kids will continue to read print rather than e-books … Continue reading

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Has the library gotten “cold”?

Last night, my mother and I were headed to go on a group run. On the way, I had her stop at my library branch so I could drop off the huge stack of books that my son and I … Continue reading

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Notes on relevance, struggles, and the library

The recent LA Times article, Libraries reinvent themselves as they struggle to remain relevant in the digital age, as well as Michael Gorman’s much-discussed comments – specifically, “If you want to have game rooms and pingpong tables and God knows … Continue reading

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