Is your library teaching media literacy?

The California Library Association, Intellectual Freedom Committee, wants to know what California libraries are doing to educate our communities and library users on media literacy, fake news, and how to be a better informed news consumer.  Our results will be shared at the CLA Annual Conference, November 2-4, 2017. Please take our survey, or feel…

Social Media Posts as a Library Representative

My personal thought on posting to social media as library representative… Facebook, you should post 3-4 times a day spaced out, including a post in the evening hours. Do not make your images too big, 430X430 px or smaller. Twitter, you cannot really go wrong here, unless you do not post at all. Post often,…

Patron Portraits: my most photographed

I have been going through my thousands of photos, and realize just how many shots I have of this SF library patron. He is my favorite, I call him Mediation Man.

An Open Letter from Henry Miller Memorial Library Big Sur, California

Help Save the Henry Miller Memorial Library – taken directly from the Henry Miller Memorial Library website. Dear Friend of the Henry Miller Memorial Library, This is a plea for help. We need to upgrade our facilities to create a sustainable Library and it’ll cost much more than we have in our savings. We need to raise…

Library at Occupy the Farm

Library at Occupy the Farm takebackthetract.com occupythefarm.com Excerpt from Take This Book: The People’s Library at Occupy Wall Street rhizome.org/editorial/2011/dec/19/take-book/ Images by Steve Rhodes

Check out the Occupy Wall Street Library Blog

The Occupy Wall Street Library: The People’s Library was raided last night. Follow the blog to find out up-to-date news on the happening of the library and the movement in NYC. Must read posts– Life in the Big City morning sirens and random kicks against tent tourists shuffling through Bloombergville shapeless figures in sleeping-bags sprawled in Manhattan flowerbeds…

The San Francisco Public Library Historical Photograph Collection

Free and Equal Access The San Francisco Public Libraries Historical Photograph Collection, is a true highlight of the Library. Located on the 6th floor, the collection consists of mainly photographs, but also holds works on paper, dating from 1850 to the present. The collection is housed and ran by the knowledgeable staff at the San…