Monthly Archives: January 2014

Good Ideas and Goodbyes

Two clever ideas (sorry for the bad photos) from Oregon libraries for supporting children’s literacy and parent’s involvement: From the Hood River Library, a magnetic picture frame that provides information on library locations and hours, holds a picture of baby, … Continue reading

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My Caldecott Experience Ten Years Later

I am off to Philadelphia on Thursday to attend a meeting of state librarians and also to attend some of the ALA midwinter meeting. The two things I will be doing at the conference will be exhibits and the children’s media award … Continue reading

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Life is Good!

There are some great things happening in and around libraries that I wanted to share with you. I hope you find these snippets useful. Jane Tucker, director of the  Astoria Public Library, reports that the renovation study and the recommendations … Continue reading

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Oregon State Library Board of Trustees

First I need to point out that if I get the post out before 8:00 am on the day after I’m supposed to post it still counts! On December 19th and 20th we had a meeting of the Board of … Continue reading

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New Year, New Posting Day

In my never ending quest to add a post to this blog on a regular basis I have moved my posting day from Tuesday to Thursday, we’ll see how that works out. I won’t call it a resolution but my … Continue reading

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