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Strategies for Job-Seekers Using Public Computers

A recent thread on the Publib Discussion List for Public Librarians aired ideas for public access computers that are used heavily by job-seekers.  The issue addressed is of patrons having a difficult time completing an online job application and/or filling out an unemployment application claim on computers that have a 1-hour time limit.

These two posts from Claudia Race provide ideas you might want to try at your library:

Ideas You Can Use in Book Discussion Groups & Bookclubs

ImageThe Programming Librarian blog (a publication of the ALA Public Programs Office) posted great ideas on the topic of  “how can I promote more interest in the book and get a discussion going?” and suggestions for keeping a book group running smoothly. Examples of ideas in the posting include...

Promote National Library Week @ Your Library April 11-17th

ImageNational Library Week is an annual celebration that highlights the value of libraries and librarians.

This year National Library Week 2010 (April 11-17) will be celebrated with the theme "Communities thrive @ your library."

Here are resources you can use to spread the word about your library:

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