Tag: libraries

The Elusive Generation

One thing I have found working with young people in both libraries and churches is that it is very hard to reach the college/young singles groups. A lot of time is spent at libraries trying to devise programs to bring in this  elusive age group. I’ve seen churches dealing with the same thing. Trying to…

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My Brilliant Ideas

TV Ideas: Justin Bieber stars in a TV show about a suburban family – Leave it to Bieber A Partridge Family update starring a variety of Disney kids with Billy Ray Cyrus in the Shirley Jones role. Forget Ashton Kutcher. Hire Corey Feldman to replace Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men. Paris Hilton/Nicole…

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National Enquirer and Libraries

Someone shared this link on FriendFeed today: http://www.outsidethebeltway.com/archives/national_enquirer_more_believable_than_new_york_times/ If the National Enquirer continues to scoop the mainstream media on stories like the John Edwards affair does it deserve a move from the supermarket aisles to the regular newspaper location. Do libraries need to consider stocking the paper along with the local paper and The New…

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The Young and Unreachable?

I recently started getting a little more involved in planning book clubs and other activities for adults at the library. Howard County Library has a great children’s department and our classes are filled easily the day registration begins. We also do a very good job of reaching teens. Our adult classes, book clubs, etc do…

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