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Telepoem Booth

Listen to the language. Close your eyes and imagine. There is more than one way to experience a poem. In a realisation of the application of digital technology to the dissemination of … Continue reading

May 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

rainbow connections 2

Have you had projects that you never got to complete? A to-do list with blank spaces where there should be ticks? A to-be-read pile that, like The Magic Pudding, just … Continue reading

October 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

5 Things Librarians should be doing to champion reading

Just five things, but I’m sure we can think of more… (There’s a lot more to it than recommending a good book to a customer).

October 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

eBook for Daffodil Day

We launched this eBook on Daffodil Day to support people in their search for information about cancer. I’m over the moon excited about it. http://issuu.com/townsville_city_council/docs/cancer_wellness The Cancer Council is currently promoting … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

comical

Why did I never get to check out a comic from the library? I read comics as a kid, and so did my Dad. My Mum still has a fine … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lending eReaders

Our library plans to develop a program this year on lending preloaded eReaders. Many libraries do this already, including a couple of places where I know the librarians so will … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stories everywhere

How can you give local writers a platform for their work? Libraries are shifting towards working with their communities to create content – how can you ensure stories and poems … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

David Wright on digital readers advisory

David Wright on digital readers advisory is inspiring as always. Here, Seattle Public Library’s David Wright delivers a keynote on the power of digital readers’ advisory, including innovative uses of form-based … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · Leave a comment