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Optimizing the Library’s Visibility Online

β€œWhat is the value of libraries? Through lifelong learning, libraries can and do change lives, a point that cannot be overstated.” ― Michael Gorman,Β Our Enduring Values: Librarianship in the 21st Century The Library Digital Presence or lack thereof majorly impacts its visibility and relevance within the communities they serve. It is for this reason that promotion ideas …

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πŸ“š Book mail ⭐️ Flash Giveaway β € Special thanks to @harperperennial for a copy of this novel and allowing me to share th…

πŸ“š Book mail ⭐️ Flash Giveaway β € Special thanks to @harperperennial for a copy of this novel and allowing me to share the joy in a giveaway. β € πŸ“š This is Major: Notes on Diana Ross, Dark Girls, and Being Dope by Shayla Lawson β € Estimated Publication: 30 June 2020 β € Synopsis: Shayla Lawson is …

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πŸ“šHappy Birthday, Octavia E. Butler 🎁 β € This iconic science fiction author opened new worlds for me as a reader. Many …

πŸ“šHappy Birthday, Octavia E. Butler 🎁 β € This iconic science fiction author opened new worlds for me as a reader. Many of the scenarios and plots of her novels are relevant today. The dates mentioned will give you chills and question reality. β € Pictured is my TBR pile for this author. My two favorites are …

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πŸ“š Bookish Thoughts πŸ“š β € β€œI’m not flaunting anything. I’m just existing. This is me. I can’t hide myself. I can’t disapp…

πŸ“š Bookish Thoughts πŸ“š β € β€œI’m not flaunting anything. I’m just existing. This is me. I can’t hide myself. I can’t disappear. And even if I could, I don’t fucking want to. I have the same right to be here. I have the same right to exist.”* β € πŸ“š Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender …

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πŸ“š Now listening to…🎧 β € Don’t Touch My Hair By Emma Dabiri β € πŸ“– Synopsis: From women’s solidarity and friendship to f…

πŸ“š Now listening to…🎧 β € Don’t Touch My Hair By Emma Dabiri β € πŸ“– Synopsis: From women’s solidarity and friendship to forgotten African scholars and the dubious provenance of Kim Kardashian’s braids, the scope of black hairstyling ranges from pop culture to cosmology, from prehistoric times to the (afro)futuristic. β € Uncovering sophisticated indigenous mathematical systems …

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🎁 Giveaway 🎁 β € Time to read, Bookstagrammers! I partnered withΒ @Flatiron_booksΒ again to host an ebook (egalley) giveaw…

🎁 Giveaway 🎁 β € Time to read, Bookstagrammers! I partnered withΒ @Flatiron_booksΒ again to host an ebook (egalley) giveaway of A Most Beautiful Thing: The True Story of America’s First All-Black High School Rowing Team by Arshay CooperΒ . This book is coming 6/30, and (3) winners will have a chance to read it early!
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Because you never see me smile… β € I’m posting this image from my @readitforward look! Yes, if you’re wondering, this i…

Because you never see me smile… β € I’m posting this image from my @readitforward look! Yes, if you’re wondering, this is a nod to B*A*P*S! That hood classic, staring Halle Berry, was the product of a late 90s boom in Black representation on the big screen (which haven’t happened again until recently), so if you …

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β€οΈπŸ–€πŸ’š #LetsGetStamped on #Juneteenth β € This is my candid photo submission for the National Selfie Day Photo Challenge h…

β€οΈπŸ–€πŸ’š #LetsGetStamped on #Juneteenth β € This is my candid photo submission for the National Selfie Day Photo Challenge hosted by @melanatedreader β € For the read-along, we are reading: β € πŸ“š Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi β € πŸ“š Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the …

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β€οΈπŸ–€πŸ’š Happy Juneteenth! β€οΈπŸ–€πŸ’š β € There is so much happening today! β € I woke up to YouTube notifications that @juneteent…

β€οΈπŸ–€πŸ’š Happy Juneteenth! β€οΈπŸ–€πŸ’š β € There is so much happening today! β € I woke up to YouTube notifications that @juneteenthbookfest has started! I am currently watching the talks while simultaneously tuning into the live talks on IG! β € Of the books I still need to read, A Song Below Water and You Should See Me …

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Program Observation and Evaluation at the Library

The emphasis on addressing community needs continuously creates an atmosphere that inspires staff members to reexamine their roles (Julie Cruise). Public and academic libraries both have an obligation and duty to their patrons to be the counter stone of the community they serve. Through programs and services, they cultivate a sense of belonging, an appreciation of differences, facilitation of student learning, and increased knowledge of …