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Making it Happen – Iowa City Public Library licenses local music for patrons

File this one under “why I still read press releases even though 95% of them are junk” Got a nice email from John Hiett of Iowa City Public Library letting me know about their local music project which is launching … Continue reading

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leaving des moines

note: new update from Des Moines PL and the architect’s office below the fold. Short form: “it would be appropriate to change the policy” I had a great time at the Iowa Library Association conference. I gave two talks and … Continue reading

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a few from the feed

As may be obvious, I’m a little behind on my feeds. The good news is that there’s a lot of good stuff there. The bad news is that you may have seen some of it. Here are a few quickie … Continue reading

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Cedar Rapids PL flooding update/interview from Library Journal

The heartbreaking story of the Cedar Rapids public library. Information on the flooding and an address to send donations. Photos and up to date flooding information at the Cedar Rapids Library home page.

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determining the cultural health of an area by looking at its libraries

I think this is a politically smart thing to do. Iowa governor Tom Vilsack’s wife Christine Vilsack visited 500 libraries during her term as state’s first lady. [libraryola]

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