Monthly Archives: August 2013

Libraries reluctant to judge appropriate reading for minors

Libraries reluctant to judge appropriate reading for minors The struggle to define age-appropriate content is not unique to libraries. In recent years, school districts have faced challenges to certain novels or films being used in class. Libraries have encountered objections … Continue reading

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Don’t Discount Your Library Newsletter

Don’t Discount Your Library Newsletter Our staff works extra hard to plan programs several months ahead of publication so patrons know what programs are going on in advance. While I’ve been charged with doing my libraries newsletter as an intern, … Continue reading

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EcoKids Eggsperiment

Today was my first day with K-12 programming for EcoKids. This week we focused on the effects of chemicals, such as pesticides, on the environment.  Specifically we looked at the affect of DDT on Eagle Eggs. We investigated the toughness … Continue reading

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Everyoneon.org/DigitalLearn.org

Everyoneon.org There are 62 million Americans that don’t know how to use the internet. And millions more who are happy to help. After seeing a few commercials for this on television, I decided to take a look at this website, … Continue reading

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Completing my Hillman Instructional Internship

One of the most rewarding parts of my internship was the direction and advice I got from Marnie on different issues that came up while teaching the Introduction to the Computer Course at Homestead Library. She was helpful with the … Continue reading

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