Top 10 changes from the library of the future

Libraries have acted as community cornerstones for millennia. From Impactlab.net Every  April marks School Library Month.  Libraries celebrate how they promote education and awareness in an open, nurturing space. What makes them such lasting   institutions, though, isn’t the mere act of preserving books and  promoting knowledge. Rather, it’s the almost uncanny ability to  consistently …

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Plains Open House

Plains Community Library held an Open House on Sunday, April 22 to showcase their library makeover and addition.   Carolyn Chase, Librarian, toured visitors through the new areas and the Board provided delicious refreshments.  The pictures below are from their updated space.

KLA Recap

The Kansas Library Association Conference was held last week in Wichita.  This year’s theme was “I Geek Kansas Libraries”. This year’s conference was packed full of excellent sessions and speakers.  One of this year’s highlights was the Opening Keynote by R. David Lankes.  The keynote was entitled:  World Domination Through Librarianship.    The keynote was both …

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KLA Conference 2012

Taken from email written by Mickey Coalwell Have you registered for KLA Conference in Wichita, April 11-13?  It’s going to be amazing! http://kslibassoc.org/2012Conf/reg.php This year, KLA is proud to present R. DAVID LANKES of Syracuse University as our Opening Keynote speaker. David most recently wowed the crowd at the ALA Midwinter meeting in Dallas. Check out this two-minute video, …

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