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Dowd, Ryan

Summary: "Homelessness is a perennial topic of concern at libraries. In fact, staff at public libraries interact with almost as many homeless individuals as staff at shelters do. In this book Dowd, executive director of a homeless shelter, spotlights best practices drawn from his own shelter's policies and training materials"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ALA Editions 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: R 020 DOW

Durrance, Joan C.

Contents: The urgent need to tell the library story more effectively -- Outcomes : an approach that shows the value of libraries -- The "How Libraries and Librarians Help" outcome model : applying contextual approaches to outcome evaluation -- Step one, getting started : preparing to conduct an outcomes study -- Step two, collecting data for outcomes : approaches and tools -- Step three, analyzing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Library Association 2005

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1 available in Reference Office Reference, Call number: OFR 027 DUR

Wiegand, Wayne A.

Summary: "Despite dire predictions in the late twentieth century that public libraries would not survive the turn of the millennium, their numbers have only increased. Two of three Americans frequent a public library at least once a year, and nearly that many are registered borrowers. Although library authorities have argued that the public library functions primarily as a civic institution necessary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020 WIE

Palfrey, John G. (John Gorham)

Summary: "Libraries today are more important than ever. More than just book repositories, libraries can become bulwarks against some of the most crucial challenges of our age: unequal access to education, jobs, and information. In BiblioTech, educator and technology expert John Palfrey argues that anyone seeking to participate in the 21st century needs to understand how to find and use the vast stores...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020 PAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 020.285 Palfrey 2015

Summary: When Curious George visits the library he becomes impatient waiting for the librarian to read the dinosaur book, and proceeds to gather all the books he wants to read and tries to leave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2008

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1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE CUR

Nelson, Sandra S.

Contents: Plan to plan -- Identify service priorities -- Set the stage -- Describe the future -- Communicate the plan -- The rest of the story -- Be an informed citizen : local, national, and world affairs -- Build successful enterprises : business and nonprofit support -- Celebrate diversity : cultural awareness -- Connect to the online world : public internet access -- Create young readers : early...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Library Association 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 025.1 Nelson 2008

Wiegand, Wayne A.

Summary: "Wayne A. and Shirley A. Wiegand tell the comprehensive story of the integration of southern public libraries. As in other efforts to integrate civic institutions in the 1950s and 1960s, the determination of local activists won the battle against segregation in libraries. In particular, the willingness of young black community members to take part in organized protests and direct actions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Louisiana State University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 027.475 WIE

Summary: The Teacher From the Black Lagoon (a young boy thinks his new teacher is a monster); The Librarian From the Black Lagoon (a trip to the library has the kids ready for anything); The Gym Teacher From the Black Lagoon (is the new gym teacher really a monster?); and Shrinking Violet (a little girl has to overcome her shyness, when she must perform in the school play!).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TEA

Funke, Cornelia

Summary: What if books want to be read as much as we want to read them? This is certainly true of our young hero in The Book No One Ever Read. Morry, a young book, is tired of standing still on a shelf amid dignified first editions, and yearns for the excitement of sharing his story with a child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Breathing Books 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FUN

Huber, John J.

Summary: From the publisher: In the years since John Huber’s trailblazing Lean Library Management was published, budget pressures on libraries have only increased. Yet libraries who have adopted his strategies have turned conventional management thinking—that if budgets are reduced, customer service suffers—on its head. These libraries have proven that by streamlining and improving customer services,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference Office Reference, Call number: OFR 020 HUB

Maddigan, Beth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Libraries Unlimited 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JR 027.6251 MAD

Brenner, Robin E.

Contents: Short history of manga and anime -- Manga and anime vocabulary -- Culture clash : East meets West -- Adventures with ninjas and schoolgirls : humor and realism -- Samurai and shogun : action, war, and historical fiction -- Giant robots and nature spirits : science fiction, fantasy, and legends -- Understanding fans and fan culture -- Draw in a crowd : promotion and programs -- Collection...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Libraries Unlimited 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 025.2 BRE

Hopkins, Lee Bennett/ Manning, Jane (ILT)

Summary: Here is the library, not just as a place that houses books, but as an experience. Fifteen poems celebrate the thrill of getting your first library card, the excitement of story hour, the fun of using the computer, the pride of reading to the dog, and thejoy of discovering that the librarian understands you and knows exactly which books you'll love. The poems, compiled by noted poet and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WordSong, an imprint of Highlights 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 HOP

Marino, Jane.

Contents: Babies in the library -- Prewalker programs -- Walker programs -- Rhymes to take home -- Puppet rhymes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scarecrow Press 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JR 027.625 MAR

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1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JR 027.6251 MAR

Summary: Join Diego and his team on another interactive adventure to help Iggy the Iguana find his way home in time for the sing-along, rescue Oli and Oscar River Otters, get Linda to the library opening on time, and help Ana the Anaconda find a new home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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Robbins, Louise S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020.896 ROB

Aldrich, Margret

Summary: "In 2009, Todd Bol built the first Little Free Library as a memorial to his mom. Five years later, this simple idea to promote literacy and encourage community has become a movement. Little Free Libraries-freestanding front-yard book exchanges-now numbertwenty thousand in seventy countries. The Little Free Library Book tells the history of these charming libraries, gathers quirky and poignant...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020 ALD

Craig, Angela.

Contents: Services for at-risk teens -- Understanding the needs of at-risk teens -- Diversity within the at-risk population -- Partnering with youth facilities -- Understanding the role of library staff -- Collection development and resources -- Technology programs and resources -- Engaging at-risk teens -- Evaluating the impact.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 027.62 CRA

Cummings, Troy

Summary: It has been several months since monsters last plagued the town of Stermont, and frankly Alexander Bopp (leader of the Super Secret Monster Patrol) is bored, and misses his friends Rip (immersed in video games) and Nikki (soccer camp), so when his fathersigns him up for a summer maker program at the library he is happy to go--but soon he starts finding weird old-timey objects, and monster...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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MacHale, D. J.

Summary: Middle-schoolers Marcus, Theo, and Lu return to the Library to hlep figure out, and fix, what is going wrong at a school in Massachusetts.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MAC

Barber, Peggy.

Summary: Discusses word-of-mouth marketing strategies for libraries, including how to build up intrigue, tips on delivering the message, and best practices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Library Association 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 021.7 Barber 2010

Gassman, Julie

Summary: A child brings a dragon to the library and learns a valuable lesson--libraries and dragons do not mix.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Gassman 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GAS

Grabenstein, Chris

Summary: Kyle Keeley is the class clown, popular with most kids (if not the teachers), and an ardent fan of all games: board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative gamemaker in the world, just so happens to be the genius behind the building of the new town library. Lucky Kyle wins a coveted spot to be one of the first 12 kids in the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC GRA

Shea, Bob.

Summary: Dinosaur is going to one of his favorite places, the library, and on the way he encounters a series of animals, including a cow, baby chicks, a turtle, and an owl, and shares his roars with each.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SHE

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SHE