That’s Personal and Private…

Photo credit:  Library & Information Technology Association And we intend to keep it that way. The ongoing controversy regarding how Facebook and Twitter platforms compromise user privacy is discouraging. The problems are not new. With more than two billion users, algorithms and patents designed to track personal information at its disposal, Facebook settled with the FTC in 2011 on “…charges … Read More

10 Most Influential Books

-By Melissa Gibson What are the ten most influential books you have ever read? These would be the books that have touched your life in some way; awakened an interest, formed ideas or established a lifelong love. If you are a long-time reader it may be difficult to limit your list to only ten and your list may change with … Read More

The Case of the Whiskered Trespasser, and a Day in the Life of Your Library.

By the time most library patrons walk through our doors each day, a lot of lists and checklists have been completed.  It begins with the very early morning arrival of our Director, Patti Burnside, who switches off the alarm system for the maintenance staff.  Walking constantly throughout the facility each day, our maintenance crew appreciates an arrival punctuated by the … Read More