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Partner Profile: Tisidra Jones

By Kim Horton | February 26, 2020 |

Tisidra is passionate about creating systems that allow more people to thrive. As an artist, lawyer, and entrepreneur,…

Partner Profile: James Rachlin

By Kim Horton | January 28, 2020 |

Did your library resolve to make a better budget this year? Each month we will feature one of…

Diary of New Foundation Employee: Relearning the Library

By Kim Horton | January 28, 2020 |

I grew up a Library Kid. The library was one of the first places mother-approved for a bike…

How to Make New Friends

By Kim Horton | November 5, 2018 |

Are you worried that your Friends group is “aging out?” Are you concerned that there just aren’t that…

52 Fresh Blog Ideas for a Full Year of Content

By Kim Horton | November 1, 2018 |

The idea of starting a blog can be intimidating. Some people fear that writing just takes too much…

Online Resources Every Library Should Consult

By Kim Horton | October 25, 2018 |

As any library director or system administrator will tell you, keeping a public library running entails a bewildering…