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Blogs About Libraries

There are a lot of library blogs out there. The ones listed below are just a selection to get you started!

SCPL Blog

http://scplteens.wordpress.com/ – The library’s teen blog. Read it and make Amy happy!

Personal Library Blogs

http://librarianbyday.net/ – Blog of Bobbi Newman, Digital Branch Manager at Chattahoochee Valley Regional Library System
http://www.davidleeking.com/ – Blog of David Lee King, Digital Branch & Services Manager at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
http://www.swissarmylibrarian.net/ – Blog of Brian Herzog, a reference librarian at a public library in Massachusetts
http://tametheweb.com/ – Blog of Dr. Michael Stephens, Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University

Blogs Sponsored by the American Library Association

http://www.alatechsource.org/ – American Library Association blog for librarian geeks and technology innovators.
http://plablog.org/ – The official blog of the Public Library Association

http://www.programminglibrarian.org/blog.html – Programming ideas from the American Library Association Public Programs Office

http://yalsa.ala.org/blog/ – The official blog of the Young Adult Library Services Association

General Library Blogs

http://greeningyourlibrary.wordpress.com/ – “Environmentally friendly practices for libraries and beyond!”

http://dbl.lishost.org/blog/ – Aims “to provide information, news and ideas that librarians can use to design a great library user experience for their communities.”
http://librarygarden.net/ – Librarians with different perspectives coming together to “ensure the health and relevance of libraries.” (good stuff!)
http://themwordblog.blogspot.com/ – “Marketing ideas for nonprofits and libraries.”

Blogs About Books

http://blog.booklistonline.com/ – “Keir Graff and editors from Booklist’s adult and youth departments write candidly about books, book reviewing, and the publishing industry.”
http://audiobooker.booklistonline.com/ – “Mary Burkey, a teacher, librarian, and audiobook addict, writes about listening, learning, and the joy of headsets.”
http://bookends.booklistonline.com/ – “Middle-school librarians Cindy Dobrez and Lynn Rutan prove that two heads are better than one when it comes to discussing YA and children’s books.”
http://pointsofreference.booklistonline.com/ – “Mary Ellen Quinn and a team of front-line experts write about reference sources and trends in reference publishing and services.”
http://bookgroupbuzz.booklistonline.com/ – “Book group tips, reading lists, & lively talk of literary news from the experts at Booklist Online.”
http://www.earlyword.com – Gives libraries the earliest look at the books patrons will be looking for.
http://roaring20s.typepad.com/my_weblog/ – “Quarterlife Lit for the TwentySomething set”
http://harperlibrary.typepad.com/ – The blog of HarperCollins’ Library Marketing Department
http://randomhouselibrary.com/ – “Breaking news, readers’ advisory, recommendations, and more” from Random House

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