WebJunction News Archives

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    Launch into STAR Net's 'Summer of Space'

    Summer is fast approaching, and the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP), the STAR Library Network's NASA@ My Library initiative, and NASA are working together to create a fun and engaging summer learning program for your library. From excitin...

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    Data Can Help You Tell Your Storytime Success

    Assessment can be time consuming, intimidating, stress inducing, and just overwhelming. Where do you even begin? What do you do with the data? In the recent webinar,

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    Social Library, Volume 128

    We continue our Social Library series with examples of community engagement from libraries we follow on Facebook. This edition highlights how libraries connect with readers, writers, and museum goers, and how they tap into community interest around b...

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    OCLC names 15 public libraries selected for 2019 'Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces' project

    Fifteen public libraries that serve small U.S. communities have been selected to participate in the "Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces" project led by OCLC in partnership with the Association for Rural and Small Libraries.

    This w...

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    Tapping Your Team Talents

    Elizabeth Koenig and the team at Everett Public Library are passionate about bringing fun, creative programming to their community. Many of their best ideas come from tapping into their own team's special talents and hobbies. We asked Elizabeth and h...

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    Free March Webinars for Library Staff

    With the arrival of March comes a new month of learning opportunities, including 2 online conferences and 59 webinars, covering 20 topic areas. You're sure to find something that aligns with your individual or organizational goals, or perhaps somethi...

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    Not Just Deodorant: Teen Hygiene Health Center at the Rockwood Makerspace

    Judith Guzman-Montes, Bilingual Makerspace Library Assistant, at the Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon, created a Teen Hygiene Health Center in the restroom of the Rockwood makerspace to serve the needs of teens visiting the library. Judit...

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    Fortnite "In Real Life" at the Emporia Public Library

    More and more libraries are hosting programs that bring people of all ages together for "in real life" or IRL interaction. Building on the popularity of online gaming, these events can help get people off the couch and their screens, provid...

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    Social Library, Volume 127

    Our Social Library series continues, providing quick inspiration from five libraries we follow on Facebook. From food and scarf drives, helping those in need, to a 3D printed doll and a craft supply swap, learn how libraries are hosting opportunities...

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    5 Ways to Make WebJunction Part of Your Day

    At WebJunction, our tagline is "The learning place for libraries." To help you explore all the learning that we have to offer, we've put together a quick list of five things you can do to get started. With so many self-paced options, you ca...