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    Librarians Who Wikipedia: Course Participants Engage with Wikipedia for their Libraries

    Over the course of nine weeks, nearly 300 library staff from 45 states and seven countries gathered online for the Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together training program to learn more about the inner workings of Wikipedia. For their final assignment...

  • tech-tips

    Social Library, Volume 97

    This week's edition of our Social Library series highlights posts from five libraries we follow on Facebook, with everything from tech tips to fundraising. There's really no limit to what you can bring to social media to engage with your community. W...

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    Greetings from Greenwich Free Library!
    Greenwich, NY

    Get a quick postcard glimpse of the progress that Greenwich Free Library is making as they transform their chosen space into one that incorporates active learning and meets the needs of their community.

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    Greetings from Tucker Free Library!
    Henniker, NH

    Get a quick postcard glimpse of the progress that Tucker Free Library is making as they transform their chosen space into one that incorporates active learning and meets the needs of their community.

  • social-library-25-03

    Greetings from Caledonia Public Library!
    Caledonia, MN

    Get a quick postcard glimpse of the progress that Caledonia Public Library is making as they transform their chosen space into one that incorporates active learning and meets the needs of their community.

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    Free December Webinars for Library Staff

    As another year comes to a close, it's a great time to reflect on the past year and on all you've learned and accomplished. Take a moment to consider the gaps in your knowledge and use this month as a time to learn new skills to apply to your importa...

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    OCLC Wikipedia + Libraries Course Concludes with Plans for Action

    The Wikipedia + Libraries nine-week online training program was the first of its kind: a free, accessible, WebJunction course designed specifically for US public library staff to learn about the inner workings of Wikipedia.

    The primary goal of...

  • teen-tech-center

    Two Opportunities to Develop Tech Skills with Geek Squad Academy and Best Buy Teen Tech Centers

    Scientific discovery and technological innovation play a major role in meeting the challenges of the 21st century. By expanding participation in STEM education, libraries are helping to prepare the next generations to meet these challenges.

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  • legal-aid

    Civil Legal Aid Program at the Cleveland Public Library Meets Local Needs

    The Cleveland Public Library and The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland had been working in partnership for years, offering several legal aid workshops on general topics that were open to the public. But Aaron Mason, the library's Assistant Director, Out...

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    Social Library, Volume 96

    This latest edition of our Social Library series showcases how libraries connect with their communities in a multitude of ways. From Bingo to Chess, and from a Costco shopping promotion to welcoming new refugees and immigrants, we hope you find these...