Category: libraries

cat vs dog library cage match

In another somewhat strange library altercation, man with assistance dog is allowed to proceed with his lawsuit against the library because the library cat [now deceased] scratched his dog. You remember the lawsuit right? Well it’s going ahead as scheduled.…

seasonal online collection of note

One of the nicest online collections I’ve seen, and seasonlly appropriate: the photographs of Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley at the Schwerdtfeger Library at UW. [thanks rebecca]

vermont libraries consider their role

One Vermont library is considering their role in the community and asking residents how they see the library fitting in. The VT Department of Libraries [just look at that web site, will you] is playing a shrinking role as a…

not naked and yet oddly appealing

I’m sort of happy I don’t really understand what is going on in these pictures. Just a bunch of girls in a library, fully dressed. Perfectly normal, right? [thanks edlef]

community analyses using census data

Short article about using the census data to help plan services for your library. I was really sort of astounded when I did our community analysis that there were almost no people in our service area who don’t speak English.…