Trees and Forests

LGBTQ+ Library collections in a small community

I want to tell the story of a small rural county library system compiling a LGBTQ+ collection. I

The Value of Super Conference

I’ve written a few times about the changing roles involved in running libraries and how ‘proving our worth’

Small Communities Making and Trying

Where is the one place you could go to have fun with a 3D printer or horseback ride

Formal Training Isn’t Enough

On October 21, 2016 the Ontario Public Library Association’s Readers’ Advisory (RA) committee hosted the eleventh annual RA

Let’s talk about the ‘F’ Word!

I mean Friends … as in Friends of the Library! They are a blessing and a curse depending

What Makes a Library Leader?

Leadership does not mean power, and the ultimate challenge is developing leadership skills in a position of little

What About the Books?

Recently, I was asked by a colleague at another library system to speak to their consultants about the

Libraries as Public Spaces 

The Public Library as space has been in the news a lot lately. That fact has led me

Why Do We Do What We Do?

Like everything else in the library world, library jobs have changed considerably in recent years. One just has