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Adult Learning Less Than Stella

Adult Learning Less Than Stella It has been my experience that public libraries are experts in creating learning environments and experiences for children and teens. I do not know why this is, but it might have to do with the focus we have historically placed on early childhood literacy. As a profession, we do not …

Part 3: Education for Adults. Looking at behavior

Part 3 still focuses on adults in the 20 – 35 year age range, and their behaviors. Our goal continues to find ways to offer library programming that is meaningful and helpful to this group’s everyday life. Traditionally we have had trouble attracting this demographic to library programs. We do a great job in offering …

Library Governance

Library Governance Topic Working as an agency within County Government I. General introduction If I was ever granted three wishes, I think my first wish would be that all public libraries have a standardized organizational structure that was simple, functional and that everyone could understand. I would then, of course, ask for world peace because …

Is browsing lost?

This holiday session I was out and about, thinking about buying a book for my brother who was coming down from Michigan to visit. I didn’t know what to get him and thought I would go out to browse around and see what I could find. I wanted this serendipitous discovery moment where I found …