SWKLS Tech Day Presentation

The Conversation Business: Learning, Listening, and Connecting in Libraries Today (and Tomorrow) 2013 SWKLS Tech Day Brenda Hough There are many ways libraries can be at the center of conversation in their communities: by offering programs that foster discussion, designing spaces that encourage interaction, providing tools for a “workshop of the mind”, storing and sharing…

Dream Lab

One of my favorite training bloggers, Andrea Mercado, has posted some exciting news over on LibraryTechtonics. The trustees at her place of employment have approved spending $12,000 to improve the library’s computer lab. New computers, new furniture, a SMART Board, and more are in the works! I’ve spent a lot of my library technology training…

Geek Out Don’t Freak Out

GODFO If you have attended one of my train-the-trainer workshops in the recent past, then you have probably heard me mention The Reading Public Library’s “Geek Out, Don’t Freak Out” classes for patrons. I first read about these classes on trainer-librarian Andrea Mercado’s blog, LibraryTechtonics. Andrea’s “Geek Out, Don’t Freak Out” classes have covered digital…