Let’s Hear It for Lively Libraries!

It’s nice to see one of our own getting some much-deserved recognition.  Jenna in Fall Creek manages to put together a truly robust line-up of programming and get quite a bit of media attention for it, too.  Like many of you, she manages to do this in...

Apps Gone Free

Thanks to Colleen at Chippewa Falls for this guest post! Libraries that have iPads may benefit from downloading the app from the iTunes store called AppsGone Free. Every day a few designated apps are free to download. Read the ratings & reviews to determine...

Net Galley

Jo Hick from Phillips sent a note a while back encouraging folks to check out NetGalley, a source for electronic book advanced reader copies.  It used to be that only librarians who were able to attend major conferences were able to pick up Advanced Reader Copies...

Morale Boost

File This Under The Value of Storytime, from Becky Arenivar, Programming Specialist at the Prescott Public Library:Last week a local mom stopped into the library just to tell us that her 3rd grade son had won the elementary school Spelling Bee (beating 4th and 5th...

Fun Stuff in Rice Lake

Thanks to Ashley for sending in a few cool program ideas! In January we had a “Pete the Cat Party” were we read 2 Pete stories, watched a short Pete the Cat “Wheels on the Bus” video, made our own Pete the Cat with construction paper and...