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talk: how do we get to the future?

I have longtime family friends who live in Ashfield a town in central-west Massachusetts and that is about half the size of the town that I live in. Their library, the Belding Library, is celebrating its centennial with events all … Continue reading

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Another talk: why libraries are the best thing

I really never thought that I would turn into someone who gave “pep rally” type talks, but I was asked to come to the Somerville Public Library and give a short, inspirational talk to their friends group at their annual … Continue reading

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In which I get to “do whatever workshop you want”

One of the other great things about the Rural Libraries Conference is that, in addition to giving a keynote presentation, I was also given a workshop slot to … basically do whatever I wanted. One of the things that I … Continue reading

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doing it right when everything is going wrong

Apologies in advance because this isn’t really about libraries as much as about conferencing. Maybe more of an etiquette post than anything. I skipped April. Not on purpose. I was supposed to go to TXLA and came down with a … Continue reading

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theming it up for 2013

I’ve been doing a lot less public speaking this year, by choice. Just trying to travel less, be more of a homebody, be choosier. I just noticed that I haven’t mentioned any of the talks I have been doing or … Continue reading

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