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PLAN22 Archibrarians
Greater New York / Hudson Valley Area / Canada
Librarianship meets Architecture -Your Library formed by Your Experience
Interests: Library advocacy, community growth, sustainability, social health and intellectual depth strengthened through excellence in library services. Environments designed to serve community needs. Community based Strategic Planning, coaching librarians to facilitate their library based architectural programming. Advising librarians about energy efficient design.
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The acts of looking and seeing are not the same. Look around your library space today. Really look. See anything you like or wish were different? Can you say why? Are you trying to figure out how to optimize your... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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We are thrilled to report that we will be presenting our program Communicate Effectively with Your Library Building Design Professionals – Achieve the Library You Need in June at ALA18 in New Orleans. Whether you are preparing the ground work... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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We couldn't be more happy for Joanne who in real life embodies the sage advice, "never give up" and "if you want something done, do it yourself."! CONGRATULATIONS! From The New York Times' 'Front Burner' by Florence Farbicant: "Children’s Book... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Jan Holmquist - (Global librarian: Because libraries make communities smarter.) Shares this report by Julia Chandler - Libraries Taskforce highlighting the exciting news and great visuals from the second week in October during the UK's Libraries Week ScrnGrbCred: Jan Holmquist... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Jan Holmquist - (Global librarian: Because libraries make communities smarter.) Shares this report by Julia Chandler - Libraries Taskforce highlighting the exciting news and great visuals from the second week in October during the UK's Libraries Week ScrnGrbCred: Jan Holmquist... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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ScrnGrb | ALA Email The following text is taken directly from today's Email from DistrictDispatch@alawash.org It bears repeating. In 2016, libraries requested more than $50 million for C2 through the E-rate program At the end of September (2017), the FCC... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
The reader is fabulous. Her skills remarkable. Her performance abilities ripe for training and her voice... well, make sure you go all the way to the end. Click on the video insert below to view a reading for Banned Books... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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goordreads.com Frank Yerby wrote The Treasure of Pleasant Valley. Mr. Yerby was "born in Augusta, Georgia to Rufus Garvin Yerby, an African American, and Wilhelmina Smythe, who was caucasian. He graduated from Haines Normal Institute in Augusta and graduated from... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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from princh.com We've heard this in various versions especially this past half year when Federal Funding for libraries in America is under attack. This article (click on the graphic above) articulates 4 core concerns of library users that are well... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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"I am the Executive Director of the Ramapo Catskill Library System a cooperative system that provides services to 47 independent member public libraries in New York State. Public libraries are dedicated to protecting intellectual freedom and providing access to all... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Great news for the citizens of Boston. Major funding for BPLibrary infrastructure supports the community well through the 21st Century. Boston Librarians know about the role the Library Commons plays to foster strong community ties in an increasingly polarized America... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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This has just got to be the coolest piece of art this year and timely - as we enter a perilous time when democratic freedoms are under outright attack. "Argentinian conceptual artist Marta Minujín has just installed The Parthenon of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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News from Ontario, Canada: WE SUPPORT PUBLIC LIBRARIES The people of Canada's most heavily populated province are living up to these words, "Investing in Ontario's public libraries is part of our plan to create jobs, grow our economy and help... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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from: @demandprogress WAKE UP. from: Battle for the Net Join the movement to STOP FCC enabling the destruction of net neutrality by giving big cable companies control over what we see and do online. This proposed legislation will reverse hard-won... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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This short, exciting piece from Beckett Mufson, http://bit.ly/2r91htH at vice.com has put smiles on art lovers' lips at a time when we can all use a little bit more beauty and thoughtfulness in our lives. "A veritable art history degree's... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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We made our beliefs clear to the FCC as we are certain, did most of our readers. So this report, while not surprising in these 'interesting' times, is disconcerting to way the least. Click here to view the BBC short... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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This is a very cool idea. See the splash page of the NYPL: The New York Public Library We are so touched by some of these messages. Have you posted yours yet? Add your post-it here: Support Public Libraries -... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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On May 18, 2017 the FCC voted 2 to 1 to start the process of eliminating net neutrality rules and the classification of home and mobile Internet service providers (ISPs) as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act.... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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"It’s been discussed on Twitter more than any other show in 2017—and has catalyzed much needed conversations about preventing teen suicide—but school districts across the nation continue to be uncomfortable talking with students about Netflix’s hit series 13 Reasons Why.... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Advocacy Alert: #SaveIMLSFour days left to help save federal library funding!Between LSTA and IAL, $213 million in current federal library funding is at risk.[FYI, this is 0.00006 % of the Federal Budget] Send an Email Make a Call Send a... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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... from the ALA.org website: "Due to increased interest in National Library Legislative Day 2017, we have reached capacity on registration. If you have any questions, please contact llindle@alawash.org or sign up to participate online. 2017 NLLD Schedule2017 NLLD Issue... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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It's a start. Not since 1882 has the UK not used coal to generate electricity. Energy systems are changing. The UK is enthusiastically adopting low-carbon electricity production. Despite the current regime in Washington DC, this is a trend that has... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Article directly quoted from Beatrice Calvin, CDF, Manager, Professional Development at American Library Association. American Library Association - LinkedIn "... know any library workers who should be recognized for the great work they do, their positive outlook, or how the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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The American Federal Government funding of libraries is 0.00006 % of the total Federal Budget. Libraries are the bearers of, the repositories for, the collective knowledge of a culture. Libraries are at the core of a healthy democracy. This WH... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2017 at PLAN22 Archibrarians