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My Library Is ... StoryWalk© at Oregon Park West- How to Get Patrons on the Move!

From the My Library Is ... Blog: What is a Storywalk©? It is a book that has been disassembled, laminated and presented page by page to promote reading and exercise on a trail, bike path, or in store windows. The StoryWalk© Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in...
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My Library Is ... Conversation with Katey Moore

From the My Library Is ... Blog: RAILS Member Engagement Manager Dan Bostrom speaks with Katey Moore, Marketing Coordinator, Bourbonnais Public Library about their approach to video marketing. To see more, make sure to follow: Read full post at: https://www.mylibraryis.org/blog/conversation-katey-...
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My Library Is ... Taking Advantage of the Pandemic to Reimagine Our Kids’ Space

From the My Library Is ... Blog: This unprecedented year has been rough on us all. As the Assistant Director of a small public library developing and implementing dynamic children's programming was at the forefront of brainstorms throughout my workweek. Pre-pandemic, my library staffed by five was...
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My Library Is ... Collaborating with Student Changemakers

From the My Library Is ... Blog: Keeping students engaged with the library during the pandemic has been challenging. Over the past year as the building was closed or offered reduced hours, we haven't been able to serve as the traditional third place where students can visit after school, gather to...
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My Library Is ... Connecting Members Virtually During a Pandemic

From the My Library Is ... Blog: In 2020, the Illinois Community of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) faced a new challenge: how to make members feel engaged and connected to their association and fellow members when in-person events were no longer an option. As president-elect, I was...
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My Library Is ... Enhancing Connections with Our Schools

From the My Library Is ... Blog: Deepening community connections in a pandemic is no easy task, so it was a win-win when Rock Island Public Library found an opportunity to help digitally under-served Rock Island-Milan School District #41 students connect to remote and blended learning, and also...
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My Library Is ... Talking About Important Topics Through Reading

From the My Library Is ... Blog: Lake Forest Library and Lake Bluff Public Library are proud to present their joint nonfiction reading program called Read Between the Ravines. This Two Communities, One Nonfiction Book program brings together Lake Forest and Lake Bluff with the purpose of enhancing...

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