Category: Services

Oct 06

Niche Academy Trial until October19

We are looking at the possibility of purchasing Niche Academy for the library system.  Niche Academy is a collection of tutorials to teach patrons and STAFF how to use the resources available to us through the state library and other places.  We can even create our own.  Take some time before October 19 to test …

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Aug 28

How to travel the US from your armchair?

If you  (or your patrons) didn’t have time to travel around the country this summer, Literary Hub has a book list to take you to all 50 states.  You will find it at 100 Books Across America website.

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Aug 01

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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Sep 21

Sphero Color Maze Challenge

With the final Fall Youth Workshop fast approaching, I thought I’d share a short video of some of the fun system librarians had coding Sphero. The final workshop will take place at the Emporia Public Library on Friday, September 23 from 10:00 to 12:00. It’s not too late to register.

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