Social Networking & Web 2.0

  • The Social Library, Volume 23

    We were thrilled to hear from three libraries who have been following our Social Library series who asked that we share, with you, their wonderful examples of outreach. So in Social Library, Volume 23 we're pleased to be showcasing our first set of l...

  • The Social Library, Volume 22

    In Volume 22 of our Social Library series, we're showcasing the great work of libraries on Facebook who are going the extra mile to meet their patrons wherever they are. These libraries are reaching out into the community via snail mail, bringing the...

  • The Social Library, Volume 21

    With summer zipping by, it's nice to pause to appreciate the gems in Volume 21 of our Social Library series. Each Tuesday, WebJunction showcase libraries we follow on Facebook, and the great work they're doing to support and connect with their commun...

  • The Social Library, Volume 20

    We're excited to be sharing Volume 20 in our Social Library series, with libraries engaging their communities in strategic planning, showcasing local artists, and supporting digital literacy. WebJunction appreciates the opportunity to showcase the gr...

  • The Social Library, Volume 19

    Welcome to Volume 19 of our Social Library in which we're pleased to spotlight five libraries and the ways they're connecting with their communities. With innovative programming and simple, but meaningful, uses social media, these libraries provide i...

  • The Social Library, Volume 18

    In Volume 18 of our Social Library we surfaced a number of wonderful events hosted by libraries who are creating opportunities for communities to come together, broaden minds, and exchange ideas.

    From a 5K fundraiser to a public forum, these ...

  • Poem for Charleston Five Year Old

    With the tragic shooting this week in Charleston, many of us were left wondering what we can do, as individuals, and as libraries, to respond. Suzi Wackerbarth, a children's librarian at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, posted what she did, to the...

  • The Social Library, Volume 17

    Volume 17 of our Social Library series features libraries hosting innovative summer contests that both engage and inspire their patrons. Whether a competition to design library cards or a hole in the library's mini golf course, or book bingo and Face...

  • The Social Library, Volume 16

    From saving lives, to loaning bikes, Volume 16 of our Social Library series showcases how libraries are making a real difference in their communities. Many of you are in the midst of launching your summer reading programs, and so we're also sharing h...

  • The Social Library, Volume 15

    Welcome to Volume 15 of our Social Library series! It's so exciting to find fresh ideas each week in our Facebook hunt. This week we found some great programs good for any time of the year, but perfect for the launch of the summer months. Check out t...