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Cindy Hickey, Web Junction Coordinator for Kansas posted upcoming webinars in September.

Innovations from America’s Best Small Libraries 2011
September 20, 1:00 Central

This year’s winner of Library Journal's Best Small Library in America award, Naturita Community Library (CO), serves a population of only 2,100 with technology, distance education, and programming supporting all the community’s lifelong learning needs. The Ames Free Library (MA) bridges the computing gap with a nimble thin-client network, wireless access, and laptops for patron use, along with Computer Tutors who help bring patrons to the next level. Page Public Library (AZ) offers almost daily programs for patrons across the age spectrum and addresses patron technology needs including equipment to access distance learning.

Putting the Public Back in Public Libraries: Community-Led Libraries
September 26, Noon Central

While public libraries are generally viewed as inclusive spaces, there are large segments of community that do not use them. Public libraries across Canada are involving communities in identifying, developing, and delivering library services.

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-by Kathy Rippel

Some of you may already have Floating Playaways that were purchased by the State Library of Kansas in your collection.

Others may receive them on loan in the future.

This is a brief guide to how we are handling these within Pathfinder Central. Remember that it is all a “work in progress” and Regional Systems and the State Library are looking for the best practices...

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