The city of Zephyrhills will soon have a new library. The new building is scheduled to open on December 30th, just in time for the New Year! Check out the article on TBO.com.
I meant to get this out weeks ago, but I ended up with the flu, and then bronchitis, so I’m a little late with this auspicious news. For the past few months I’ve been doing my fieldwork at the New Port Richey Library in downtown New Port Richey. Founded in 1919 by Dr. Avery, the […]
Gaming in libraries is a relatively new concept. Gaming has become increasingly popular over the last 30 years since the introduction of Nintendo in the late ’80s. While I never had a Nintendo, Sony’s Play Station, or a Sega system growing up, I knew several who did. Video games have become part of our culture, […]
This is an local issue to wear I live that I have been following for the fast few weeks. I’ve been meaning to post about it and so have been collecting articles on it from my local paper. In order to balance the budget, the new school superintendent has decided that the best course of […]
I found this interesting article thanks to the I Heart Libraries Facebook page and though I would share it here with my thoughts. It details some the ideas from a recent Pew Internet survey about the kinds of services patrons wish to see in libraries for the future. 1. Apps based access to library materials […]
I love Libraries, a page I like on Facebook just posted this article on their page and I am compelled to share it here. Seems all us librarians are right, libraries aren’t dead yet. And they aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. 60% of respondents to Pew’s survey say they have used the library in the […]
While looking through my Facebook feed today, I came across an article shared by a classmate from UT. It seems an abandoned Walmart in McAllen, Texas has been re-modeled and turned into the largest single floor public library in the nation. Very impressive if you ask me. The library is sleek and modern, with facilities […]