National Library Week

National Library Week Throwback Interview: The Library of Congress’s Jennifer Gavin

National Library Week has come to an end and I want to end this weekly celebration with a bang. Last year for Uncanny Pop, I had the opportunity to interview Jennifer Gavin a Senior Specialist of Public Affairs at the Library of Congress. All photos courtesy of the Library of Congress. Read it below: TA:… Continue reading National Library Week Throwback Interview: The Library of Congress’s Jennifer Gavin

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National Library Week Infographic: Types of Libraries

As we near the end of this year's National Library Week, today's post focuses on the different types of libraries that exist in our communities. Libraries can come in all shapes and sizes, they can be private or public and more. So here's my infographic I created via Piktochart last year for Uncanny Pop.

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National Library Week Throwback Interview: New York Public Library’s Brandy McNeil

Today's post is an interview I conducted for Uncanny Pop last year with New York Public Library's Brandy McNeil, manager of the New York Public Library’s technology programs, TechConnect. The TechConnect program offers more than 80 free technology classes at libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Classes include learning about computers and tablets, internet… Continue reading National Library Week Throwback Interview: New York Public Library’s Brandy McNeil

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National Library Week Throwback Interview: Florida Department of Corrections’ Dean Peterson

For today's post, here's an interview I conducted for Uncanny Pop from last year's National Library Week.  It's with librarian Dean Peterson. Since 2001, he’s worked for the Florida Department of Corrections and all but two of those years were in library services-the other two were in education.  For the first nine years he supervised… Continue reading National Library Week Throwback Interview: Florida Department of Corrections’ Dean Peterson

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National Library Week Infographic: Did You Know? 5 Library Facts

National Library Week is in full swing and today's post is an infographic that features five facts about the library. I made it last year for Uncanny Pop via Piktochart.

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National Library Week Throwback Interview: ALA Library’s Karen Muller

We kick off National Library Week with a throwback interview I did last year for Uncanny Pop with a representative of the American Library Association Library.  The ALA library is a small special library housing a collection focusing exclusively on the history of and issues with libraries and librarianship.  The library’s primary mission is to… Continue reading National Library Week Throwback Interview: ALA Library’s Karen Muller

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National Library Week Starts April 10th

Next week on April 10th, National Library Week begins. Initiated in 1958, National Library Week, "is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support." Around… Continue reading National Library Week Starts April 10th