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Changing Expectations: New Ways to Entice the Public

Is your library quiet or noisy? Are the patrons reading, playing a board game, or getting documents notarized? Public libraries are evolving. As the focus (and access) changed from providing original sources for academics to providing materials to teach kids how to read, adults are thinking of libraries differently. Now they are more likely to […]

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HOW TO Flip Your Library’s Collections – Visiting Project Chaos

This was a daunting project with multiple moving parts. Staff flipped our entire adult collections and ended up moving 71,701 items.