Posts by Anne:
All Monroe County Public Library bloggers, posters, or tweeters are encouraged to:
Respond to all customer requests for information in an ultra-timely manner
Be social, like you would respond to an in-person interaction. Avoid formal, bureaucratic responses.
Avoid endorsing or opposing any product, company or political candidate, as this would, among other things, jeopardize our non-profit status. (Can we list our fave restaurants or attractions?)
Speak as a library staffer, not as an individual
Contribute to the WordPress community by spamming spammers. (What about authors touting their book?)
When responding to negative posts, follow the Air …
Join eCookBook fans around the world who are borrowing and enjoying the cooking eBook “Keys to the Kitchen” by Food Network star Aida Mollenkamp, starting now through March 4th by visiting http://estuff.keyslibraries.org.
From the publisher: Food Network and Cooking Channel star Aida Mollenkamp lays an invaluable foundation for cooks in Keys to the Kitchen. This comprehensive manual collects more than 300 innovative, contemporary recipes as well as color photographs, plenty of informative illustrations, a substantial technique primer, and helpful
Following is an announcement from those crazy-cool librarians at the American Library Association conference in Philadelphia of this year’s most prestigious children’s literature awards. Convenient links to the books in our library catalog are underlined in blue. You’re welcome.
27 January 2014, PHILADELPHIA — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards – at its Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia.
A list of all the 2014 award winners follows:
Photographs, scrapbooks, family records, newspapers… how do you protect your memories? This is the time of year to make sure your treasures will last to tell your family’s personal history.
Disaster could strike anytime–we’ve heard tragic stories of family keepsakes lost due to a busted water heater–so act now to protect your precious things.
Photo caption: Christmas Tree in the 500 block of Duval Street–1950s.
Please note that the Florida History department will be mostly closed December 21-January 2nd. Please call the Key West Library at 305-292-3595 for detailed schedule.
We look forward to serving you in the New Year. In the meantime, enjoy a visit to our online gallery of historical photos and documents
The Library’s collection of downloadable eBooks for kids just grew larger! Perfect for travel, the beach, or extra innings of big sib’s game, these books won’t get lost, ripped, wet, or chewed up! Titles may be downloaded to iPads, Kindles, even smartphones and are yours (and theirs) for up to 2 weeks. Then they return themselves…Sweet!
From WLRN and the Florida Keys Tourist Development Council:
The Florida Keys & Key West Museum and Attractions Weekend event, providing free or value-added admission passes to participating museums and attractions in the island chain, is set for Friday through Sunday, Aug. 23-25.
Organized by WLRN, south Florida’s National Public Radio affiliate, in partnership with the Florida Keys tourism council, the program provides a cultural pass for South Florida residents and visitors to discover the history of the Florida Keys by offering free- or reduced-admission incentives to experience more than 20 participating …