Tag: Library

Podcast: Leadership & Scenario Planning with Matt Finch

Matt Finch Strategy & Innovation Consultant Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Strategy, planning, storytelling, innovation. Matt Finch joined the podcast to talk about his work with libraries and other government entities on planning for the future. In this wide ranging interview he shared his path into doing this work, becoming future ready and tools for … Continued

Podcast: Rethinking the Library with Stephanie Chase & Hillary Ostlund

Stephanie Chase Library Director Hillsboro, OR LinkedIn | Twitter Hillary Ostlund Library Manager: Cultivate Hillsboro, OR LinkedIn | Twitter Leading (r)evolution in public libraries. Stephanie Chase, Library Director, and Hillary Ostlund, Library Manager, from the Hillsboro, Oregon public library joined the podcast. They talked about how they are adapting their expectations of employees and the … Continued

I Have to Ask: Libraries and Homelessness

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. This week, Jamie Eustace, Library Director, City of Baytown, TX, writes libraries as special places. His name was Reese His body was found under an oak tree in front of the library before we opened one Monday. Reese … Continued

Reimagining Libraries: Blazing the Digital Frontier

In this series, guest columnists write about what’s working at their library, how they are adjusting to the digital age, and what their community expects from a library. Sarah Houghton, San Rafael (CA) Library Director, writes about libraries as community information centers. Public libraries are not what you may remember from your childhood. Tall, dusty stacks. … Continued

Podcast: Susan Brown, Chapel Hill Public Library Director

Susan Brown Library Director Chapel Hill, North Carolina Bio | Twitter | LinkedIn Design thinking, pop-up coffee shops and open data in the library. Susan Brown the Director of the Chapel Hill Public Library joined GovLove to talk about running a local government library and prototyping. She also shared her Banned Books Trading Cards project, her … Continued

Podcast: Susan Brown, Chapel Hill Public Library Director

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Chapter I: Voting for the Best Public Library

Update: The round of 32 bracket will be revealed on Saturday. As of Friday morning, more than 10,000 votes have been cast. Update: News coverage of the Leslie B. Knope Award – Evansville nominated for national award and Real life Pawnee: Evansville library in running for Leslie Knope award Last year, we awarded the prestigious Leslie … Continued

Nominees for Best Public Library – Updated 1/15

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Nominations are now being accepted for the second annual Leslie Barbara Knope award! Last year, we awarded the prestigious Knope to Peoria City Hall. This year, we’re highlighting the best public libraries! Any public library run by a local government unit (town, city, county, special district…) is eligible for nomination. Use this form to … Continued

Call for Nominations: Best Public Library

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Update! The List of Nominees for Best Library From the Traeger Award to the Choice Award, ELGL loves to highlight organizations and individuals that motivate, inspire, and attract the best and brightest to local government. And now, we add one more recognition – the best public libraries in world. We’re accepting nominations for the public library that … Continued

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