During the several decades that I have been a librarian, much technology has come along to improve my profession and the service libraries offer. A bit of the “new” technology I have seen come along over the years includes VCRs, DVD players, video cameras, databases, personal computers, lapt…
It goes without saying that life is anything but “business as usual” for everyone right now. All of our community organizations and businesses have had to make changes in how they provide services in what seems to be an entirely new world.
Every profession has its own special language, and librarianship is no different. This professional slang, or jargon, includes specialized words, as well as common words that have a specialized meaning.
When you think of a reader, what kind of person do you picture? Are they young or old, studying or reading for fun? It turns out that readers span all generations and they read for different reasons at different stages of their lives.
In a world saturated with new titles, how does a local public library decide what books to add to the community’s library collection? Each year, nearly 2 million books are published in the United States. That’s 2 million brand-new titles to read in 365 days!
In the years before television, it was common practice to gather and listen to a family member reading aloud or to listen to those wonderful radio programs like Dragnet, Little Orphan Annie or The Life of Riley.
OMAHA — U.S. Attorney Joe Kelly announced the unsealing of a criminal complaint charging Jonathan Daniel Rooney, 25, Winnebago, with manslaughter for the death of Kozee Decorah.