Month: February 2009

Ask a Librarian’s The Director’s Chair winners announced

Above, Palm Beach County Director John Callahan presents high school sophomore Joshua Stadlan with his prize and certificate for winning The Director’s Chair video contest. Palm Beach County high school students dominate statewide library video contest On Feb. 23, Palm Beach County Library Director John Callahan and Ask a Librarian officials awarded prizes to the […]

Today is Ask a Librarian Day!

Librarians all over Florida are celebrating Ask a Librarian Day today! They’re donning their “ask me about askalibrarian.org” t-shirts, handing out stickers to customers, and talking about what a valuable and user-friendly service Ask a Librarian is. Above, Richard Felver and Amy Adams from Southeastern University show off their new t-shirts and prepare to field tons of questions […]

SOLINET and PALINET members approve merger

This post is courtesy of www.mergerupdate.org. SOLINET and PALINET members voted overwhelmingly to approve the merger of the two organizations. Members will now be able to collaborate with peers at diverse institutions throughout the Mid-Atlantic, the Southeastern US, and nationally; working together to meet constantly changing expectations of our users, wherever they may be. A new name […]

Librarians statewide to celebrate Ask a Librarian Day

Although there won’t be noisemakers or confetti, librarians all over the state will celebrate Ask a Librarian Day on Feb. 20 to bring awareness to Ask a Librarian, a free online reference service that allows Floridians to chat with a librarian for help with homework or general questions. Librarians at almost 100 libraries around Florida […]

LAST CHANCE TO VOTE!

You have just ONE MORE DAY to vote for your favorite video in Ask a Librarian’s The Director’s Chair video contest. The top five finalists are high school students from around Florida, and they worked very hard on their videos. So go check them out. AND VOTE!   Visit www.askalibrarian.org/thedirectorschair and click on “vote” to […]

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