WebJunction News Archives

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    New Course: Supercharged Storytimes

    Children's storytimes are a hallmark of library programming, and thanks to the VIEWS2 research, we know that library storytimes do matter. Intentionally including early literacy strategies with an interactive approach in storytime leads to correspond...

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    Social Library, Recognition Edition

    This Social Library special edition highlights libraries who use Facebook to thank staff and volunteers for their great work. Recognizing members of your library team on social media provides a great way for the public to thank them as well. Examples...

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    Adult Arts and Crafts at the Library (and 5 Cool Projects to Get You Started)

    Introverts around the world will relate to Adult Services Librarian, Elizabeth Koenig's inspiration for starting an arts and crafts program for adults at her library. "'I'd done various art parties in my home for friends and had found I really p...

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    Social Library, Volume 118

    We continue our Social Library series, highlighting innovative ways libraries use Facebook to connect with communities. This edition features a partnership with the local college athletic department, a new, flexible library space, fun with a READ pos...

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    Free October Webinars for Library Staff

    October brings a wealth of online opportunities for library staff, trustees and friends, provided by library and non-profit organizations commited to meeting your learning needs. From STEAM to storytimes, and from digital literacy to equity, this lis...

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    New Course: Media Smart Libraries

    Children today need to be prepared for living in a digital, media-smart world and youth librarians are in a great position to effectively serve this need. Since digital technologies and online behaviors evolve so rapidly however, many librarians need...

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    Linking Libraries: Association for Rural & Small Libraries Gather in Springfield

    Jennifer Peterson was thrilled to represent the WebJunction team at the annual Association for Rural & Small Libraries (ARSL) conference, held September 13-15, in Springfield, Illinois. This year's record-breaking attendance is a testament to the...

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    Learn With the Best, Learn From the Best

    Drexel University is home to one of the nation's longest running Library & Information Science programs. Renowned for its commitment to innovation and quality, Drexel University’s program has been consistently ranked among the top 10 programs in ...

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    Social Library, Volume 117

    We continue our Social Library series, highlighting innovative ways libraries are using Facebook to connect with communities. This edition features a library wedding, an employee of the month, a garden pergola, marvelous moving bookshelves, and a fun...

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    New Course: Grantseeking for Libraries

    Funding sources for libraries is an important discussion for library staff, board members, and even the community at large. Finding and increasing funding from private sources allows libraries to better meet the needs of their communities. With the h...