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Cell Phone Coverage for Kansas

Coverage Map of USA

Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) was recently granted a waiver from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to challenge the legitimacy of coverage maps from various major cellular carriers in Kansas. Although phone carriers say nearly all of Kansas is covered with reliable, fast cell phone coverage, we know that isn’t true. Help us get the cell …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lib.nckls.org/2018/08/17/cell-phone-coverage-for-kansas/

Newest Resource added to LearningExpress!

LearningExpress

The newest resource to be added to LearningExpress is the Student Success Skills Center! This is a resource for study skills, classroom skills, life skills, and more for young people going to high school and college. Check the training calendar to register for a LearningExpress workshop near you.   There is also a video within LearningExpress of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lib.nckls.org/2018/06/25/see-whats-new-in-learningexpress/

Canopy

Canopy

NCKLS has purchased this canopy and weights and it can be checked out to you for library use.

Permanent link to this article: http://lib.nckls.org/2017/12/20/canopy/

Website Tracking

Google Analytic and WordPress

Would you like to see your website traffic? It is quick and easy to setup.  All you need is a Gmail E-mail account and WordPress. Contact LaDonna

Permanent link to this article: http://lib.nckls.org/2017/12/12/website-tracking/

Niche Academy

See our website for the new Niche Academy Online videos.  Please check it out!!

Permanent link to this article: http://lib.nckls.org/2017/12/12/niche-academy/

Active Shooter Policy

In light of the shooting in the Clovis, NM Public Library on August 28, it is a good time for libraries to review their evacuation and/or active shooter plans. If you and your board has not established one, now would be a good time to talk about it.  This VIDEO may be in a much larger …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lib.nckls.org/2017/08/29/10358/

Rural Libraries: The lifeblood of small towns

And #10, Libraries are safe places……Gone are the days when a person goes to the local library to do nothing more than check out a book and return it or renew it later. Small town libraries have become a provider of numerous services to their communities. Their future will be one of expanding those services …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lib.nckls.org/2017/08/01/rural-libraries-the-lifeblood-of-small-towns/

A Machine to Dust Books, is like a ‘waterless carwash”

Book cleaning spotlight by Library Journal, highlights an Italian-made machine, The Depulvera, as an automatic book cleaning system that dusts about 12 books per minute. It’s compact, simple to use, and can be operated in small spaces—even within stack aisles.  The Boston Public Library tweets about their use of it.  See the company website http://depulvera.com/ for more …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lib.nckls.org/2017/05/01/a-machine-to-clean-books/

Flipped Learning

Ever heard of Flipped Learning? It has been around about ten years but the benefit of this learning model is the ability to demonstration real world applications and engage students with interactive projects. It is called ‘flipped’ because the traditional definition was, “what used to be classwork” (the lecture) is done outside of class (usually …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lib.nckls.org/2016/12/21/flipped-learning/

Gum Ball Poetry Station Idea

Cari (@myschoollibrary) from the Centered School Library tweeted a fabulous Pin recently. It was of this wonderful gumball machine that had been transformed into a poem dispenser. She started an intense search to see how cheaply she could find a gumball machine that would really work. These are available for sale on amazon (and probably other places).Less than …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lib.nckls.org/2016/09/06/gum-ball-poetry-station-idea/

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