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This page collects recent events at New Canaan Library and news from the world of Libraries.

 

 

 

In the News

New Canaan News Online reviews the addition of a Lynda.com subscription to the library's services, available for in-library use.   


 

Libraryland

Why the Public Library Beats Amazon- For Now

Check out the Wall Street Journal article that explains how your local library is able to offer a more robust ebook collection than paid e-book services.

 

In the News

Library Creates ‘Reader’s Advisor’ Role

 

The New Canaanite reports on the newly created 'Reader's Advisor' role at the library filled by Laurie Iffland. Laurie will be expanding the library's media recommendation services through displays in the library, online lists and personal recommendations.

 

Libraryland

The Public Library: A Photographic Love Letter to Humanity’s Greatest Sanctuary of Knowledge, Freedom, and Democracy

 

This photographic essay by Robert Dawson focuses on the eseential role of public libraries in our communities. Read more on BrainPickings.org or check it out from the New Canaan Library today.

“When a library is open, no matter its size or shape, democracy is open, too.”

 

In the News

Library Director Interviewed for "5 Reasons to Live in New Canaan: #4 Arts & Culture"

 

Library director Lisa Oldham discusses the importance of the library to the culture of New Canaan in a recent video series produced by Realty Guild on 5 reasons to live in New Canaan.

"And then there's the library, which is really the hub of all things cultural and intellectual. We like to say we're here to inspire life-long learning and the pursuit of the exchange of ideas." -Lisa Oldham

 

 

Libraryland

Google can't compete with a skilled librarian steeped in information technology

The Chicago Tribune writes about the evolving role of librarians in facilating information use in the digital age. 

 

"The truth is, access to a wealth of information on the Internet has placed even more importance on librarians. Foote notes that few other professionals are so specifically trained to access, analyze, share and manage all types of information."

 

 

 

Libraryland

Designing 21st-Century Libraries

 

Library Journal writes about new trends in library architecture.

 

In the News

Books, Blues & BBQ Draws Hundreds

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New Canaanite reports on the annual Books, Blues & BBQ fundraiser.

 

In the News

Getting Ready for Books, Blues & BBQ

 

New Canaan News reports on the upcoming annual fundraiser Books, Blues & BBQ.

 

Photo: from newcanaannewsonline.com

 

Libraryland

7 Big Myths About Libraries

 

Huffington Post lists 7 misconceptions about libraries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the News

David Jaffe to deliver the 2014

Conversations with Business Leaders Lecture

 

New Canaan News reports on New Canaan Library's upcoming annual Conversations With Business Leaders Lecture on Sunday, May 4th.

 

 

In the News

Library a Community Hub

 

New Canaan News writes about the shifting roles of Libraries.

 

Photo: Nelson Oliveira

 

In the News

Expanding Services, Reorganizing Staff

 

Library Director Lisa Oldham talks in New Canaanite about recent and future changes at the Library.

 

Photo: Michael Dinan

 

In the News

The Glass House Director To Speak At The Library

 

New Canaan Advertiser reports on Henry Urbach's upcoming visit to the Library.

 

 

In the News

New Canaan Library Offers Access On-Demand Service

The Daily Voice reports on Hoopla Digital, a new service we're offering our members.

 

In the News

Home Brew Event

New Canaan News covered the Home Brew event at the Library. Read the full article here.

Photo: Nelson Oliveira

 

In the News

Ann Curry's Salant Lecture

The 2014 Salant Lecture with Ann Curry is featured in an article in New Canaan News.

Photo: Nelson Oliveira

 

In the News

New Canaan Library Opens Online Auction

New Canaanite reports on the opening of the New Canaan Library Book Sale online auction.

 

In the News

Stephen Roach Q & A

 

New Canaan resident Stephen Roach is speaking the Library at 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 21. He'll pesent his latest book, “Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China. New Canaanite did a Q & A with the author.

 

 

In the News

Library names resident development director

 

New Canaan News reports on the appointment of development director Ellen Crovatto.

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Libraryland

5 Good Reasons to Take Your

Kids to the Library Today

 

Huffington Post writes about some of the many benefits of exposing kids to libraries.

 

Photo from original article: Blend Image via Getty Images

 

In the News

Town to apply for STEAP Grant

 

The New Canaan Advertiser reports on New Canaan's potential STEAP grant funding.

 

Photo: Julie Butler

 

 

In the News

Seed Library launches soon

 

New Canaanite reports on the new Seed Library, launching this spring.

Photo: Michael Dinan

 

In the News

Susan LaPerla on One Book New Canaan

New Canaan Library Programming Director Susan LaPerla got interviewed about One Book New Canaan over at New Canaanite.

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Photo: Michael Dinan

 

In the News

Exploring New Building Plans

 

Here's an article in New Canaan Advertiser about the Library exploring plans for a new building.

Photo: Aaron Marsh

 

In the News

Jeff Zaino Interview

Jeff Zaino, Head of Digital Services at New Canaan Library was recently interviewed over at  New Canaanite.

Photo: Michael Dinan

 

In the News

One Book New Canaan

One Book New Canaan is covered in New Canaan News. Read it here.

Photo: Nelson Oliveira

 

In the News

One Book New Canaan on the Move

One Book New Canaan was featured in New Canaan Advertiser. Read it here.

Image: New Canaan Advertiser

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