How monitoring book returns at a school library using social media made a librarian better at his job.
Source: How Bookstagramming Returns Made me a Better Librarian
This is a resource many parents have been searching for. It is searchable and each book includes a brief synopsis of the content. I did not see ratings or reviews, so I am hesitant to rely on it as a sole resource, but hopefully those features will be added as the site grows.
Library orientation is the epitome of the old adage about “Involve me and I learn.”
This blog post about a library tasting orientation has some wonderful insight.
Source: I Read Because: A Book Tasting Library Orientation | Expect the Miraculous
It may be written for cafes, but a lot of it applies to libraries as well: Making your space more inclusive by learning gender-neutral speech.
Source: Degendering the Language of Customer Service – barista magazine online
This is a great article on the benefits of moving from a fixed to flexible schedule.
Reading on the Hillside: Being a Future Ready Librarian