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My Library Is ... Facilitating a Home Delivery Program: Challenges and Rewards

From the My Library Is ... Blog: Due to an out of state move, The Lisle Library District is saying good-bye to our amazing Home Delivery Coordinator, Winona Patterson, who has run the program since 2015. LLD's Home Delivery program began in 1993 with two patrons and one volunteer and has grown over...
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My Library Is ... My Library Is…Finally Connected!

From the My Library Is ... Blog: Waynesville is a very small, very rural community. We have an American Legion and a post office. Our younger kids go to school eight miles away. For middle school and high school it's 17 miles away. But we do have… A LIBRARY! And now? Our library is the first non-...
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My Library Is ... Subscribe to the My Library Is... Marketing Newsletter

From the My Library Is ... Blog: RAILS has a new tool for libraries to stay connected to the My Library Is... campaign. As part of the campaign, you can subscribe to receive a regular newsletter with links to blog posts, templates, and resources. Anyone who is interested in telling the story of the...
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My Library Is ... Bringing the Community Together with Peanut Butter & Jelly

From the My Library Is ... Blog: For the fifth consecutive summer, my library will serve as a summer meal location to provide free, healthy, boxed meals for children over the summer. We provide this service from the Dundee Library, our main location in East Dundee. The meals are distributed to all...
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My Library Is ... Sparks Podcast Episode 32: Gerber/Hart Library & Archives

From the My Library Is ... Blog: RAILS Executive Director Deirdre Brennan talks with representatives from Gerber/Hart Library & Archives about their journey to create an eight-episode podcast on the personal stories of LGBTQ life and history in Chicago. Watch the interview on RAILS Sparks...
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My Library Is ... What Does It Mean to Be a Library Marketer?

From the My Library Is ... Blog: If you hear the term "marketing," does your mind jump to Madison Avenue types like Don Draper? Or do you start thinking about what's on your grocery list? Maybe something in between? Here in Libraryland, the species known as "Ipsum bibliothecarii" (marketing...
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My Library Is ... Multi-Library Collaboration: A Recent Example

From the My Library Is ... Blog: Each February our specialized library helps plan the annual Engineering Day event at the Peoria Riverfront Museum. Knowing there are many public libraries in our area that offer STEM resources, we sent out an invite for them to participate along with us. Due to...
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My Library Is ... Panel Presentation Event on April 21

From the My Library Is ... Blog: Four members of the My Library Is… Advisory Team will share their library stories in this panel presentation. Representing school and public libraries, the panelists will discuss how their libraries have engaged their patrons, educated their stakeholders, and...

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