Sunday, January 15, 2017

Daily Thoughts 01/15/2017

Le philatheliste - Fran├žois Barraud
Le Philatheliste, Francoise Barraud, 1929

Daily Thoughts 01/15/2017

I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.

I read some more of The Revenge of Analog by Dave Sax.  I am reading about how some people are willing to pay more for products made in the United States by hand.  People appreciate local craftsmanship and are willing to pay for it.  It is very much like the farmers markets where you can buy local produce or craft fairs where you can buy local art.

I am looking at the concept of the Library as a "Safe Haven." The most recent example being Ferguson. Ferguson's Safe Haven, https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2014/11/10/fergusons-safe-haven/

Web Bits


In A Glitzy Era for Libraries, Core Mission Shows Signs of Decline

Public Libraries in the Age of Fake News


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