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Stories Need to be Told

I’m reminded of stories for many reasons, not just because libraries hold mountains of story books, both true and fiction, but because I run into stories every day with people I meet, which need to be told.

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Tattoos are the Newest Form of Algorithm at Denver Public Library

The idea was to have its librarians see if they could recommend titles to patrons solely based on a person’s tattoos  and the back-story of why they got that particular tattoo.

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Retail Co-Location: Coffee at the Library

The Starbucks team worked with the library to create a unique space. This isn’t just another coffee shop stuck into a library, but the design honors the rich history and legacy of the library itself, so library patrons don’t just get a cup of coffee, they get an experience.