Tag: Library

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

City of Beaverton, OR Job Openings 02.11.16

Management Analyst – Public Works The city is seeking a skilled analyst to help research, analyze, track, and report key data on a variety of disciplines within the Public Works Department of a fast growing and dynamic community in the Portland metropolitan area. Assist in fully utilizing the city’s Asset Management Software (City Works) to … Continued

Social Media Superstar: Ferguson Library

The first ELGL “Social Media Superstar” award goes to the Ferguson Municipal Public Library. Carrie Ann Taylor collects some of Ferguson Library’s best social media posts in the below Storify, and she writes: “Ferguson Library was literally the heart and soul of the city. They not only offered books and resources to readers, but activities … Continued

Relive the Everyblock and Neighborhood-level Media Webinar

A huge thanks to Nick d’Angelo and Matthew Summy of the Comcast/Everyblock for participating in our innovation webinar series. If you didn’t have a chance to tune in and watch the webinar live don’t worry we have it archived below!   #ELGLInnovation Nick d’Angelo and Matthew Summy’s presentation explained neighborhood-level media, including Everyblock. If you missed the webinar … Continued

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