Thursday, January 26, 2012

Daily Thoughts 01/26/2012

Daily Thoughts 01/26/2012

This morning, I read some of Clark Howard's Living Large in Lean Times on my Kindle Touch.  I am very much enjoying reading on the Kindle, it is very easy to do.  This book is about how to save money on all kinds of things; everything from health care to electronics to groceries.

The Mount Vernon Writers Network is doing a membership drive.  We currently have fifteen members and are seeking more members to join our network.  We especially are looking to add published authors from the Mount Vernon, New York area.

I spent a little time this morning updating the Twitter and Facebook pages for the library.  A colleague has started working on the email blasts for events as well which should help us get out more publicity.

I also spent a little bit of time checking the displays.  We had the Computer Lab for Academic Use today from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  I spent some time helping people get some pictures from the internet and search for jobs.

This evening we had a play, The Trageday of Ethalia by Kabiru Mohammed which was an amateur production.  It was a different crowd than I originally expected.  The crowd was very much intergenerational with children, teenagers, and adults.  The play was in a medieval setting.  It was a play about tragic love and royalty.

Web Bits

In One Community, Residents Challenge Library Spending on Ebooks
This is another article on the challenge to ebook spending.  I think there is still a lot that needs to be considered when purchasing ebooks.

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