Donna Jones Morris, President of the Colorado Association of Libraries (CAL), announced that Colorado librarians met June 4 to begin planning changes in library services as a result of recent state budget cuts. CAL represents more than 1000 public, college and university, school, and other library members in Colorado.
The older I get, the more I realize how shaped I was by early influences.
One of those influences was the late, great science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein. I discovered him at our school library when was I was about 12 .
Some might say, "Yes, of course. What young people read molds the pattern of their thinking."
Naioma Walberg, Parker Library Reference Librarian, contributed this week's column...
Attention all job hunters: we can help!
We know, because we have been there too, that job hunting can be totally maddening, amazingly time consuming and excruciatingly frustrating.
I recently attended a conference on Interlibrary Loan. Interlibrary Loan, or ILL as it is known in library land, is the process through which patrons borrow library materials that their local libraries don't own.
ILL, as I noted in a column some months ago, used to be a very delicate matter. Libraries then were not in the habit of loaning out their stuff to people who didn't happen to be part of their local community.