May 21, 2022

Libraries Borrowing Marketing Ideas From Bookstores

From the Columbus Dispatch: Today’s public libraries have a lot in common with retail bookstores, featuring special displays, coffee kiosks and gift shops. It’s a way to keep libraries relevant, boost circulation and compete for the public’s dollar at a time when public funding is being cut, experts say. Soft chairs flank a display of […]

IMLS Announces the 2011 National Medal for Museum and Library Service Recipients

From an IMLS News Release: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has selected five libraries and five museums to receive the 2011 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries for extraordinary civic, educational, economic, environmental, and social contributions. Recipients must demonstrate innovative […]