Posted by: bluesyemre | December 12, 2022

9 Library Stories Liz McGettigan

9 LIBRARY STORIES – Everyone and every library has a story and we want to hear about them all!

We know how busy you are so we often bring you short, sharp news and views from libraries across the world via our twitter feed. News about Ukrainian librarians, Minecraft and authoritarianism and also our work on events and bookings that make your programming and engagement easy, slick and professional.

No time for library tourism? Take a look at 11 of the most beautiful libraries in the US. their architecture, special offerings, diverse programming, art displays, onsite cafes, and language learning. While you daydream about visiting take a look at 10 Innovative Libraries across the World. Bucket list, planning a trip?

We also thought you’d like to read about libraries across the world and how they differ in Canada, New Zealand and the United States. While we are on the subject of world libraries we give you PLANET LIBRARY – our customers love the SOLUS library app but we also recognised that it wasn’t quite doing the business for the kids so we hired big kids with bright ideas.

Democracy’s Library is a new project of the Internet Archive launched last month to collect the world’s government publications into a single, permanent, searchable online repository.

SOLUS Experts Around The Globe – JR! John has recently published Mobile App Strategies for Public Libraries, a must read as you consider your future library strategy.

We love charismatic library leaders so make sure to read our first 4 Movers and Shakers spotlights from Jane CowellErik BoekesteijnKelly Saini Badwal and Darren Smart.

Tell us your story!

Have a quick read of this month’s 9 LIBRARY STORIES!

When Russia invaded Ukraine, a key part of its strategy was to destroy historic libraries in order to eradicate the Ukrainians’ sense of identity, But Putin hadn’t counted on the unbreakable spirit of the country’s librarians!

9 LIBRARY STORIES looks at Freedom of Information – Censored articles from around the world find refuge in this massive Minecraft map

9 library stories – Censorship and Minecraft

A FRESH LOOK AT LIBRARY EVENTS AND BOOKINGS! As library workers respond to emerging community needs and interests, library leaders need to ensure their vital work is visible and to share the changing image of libraries emerging from programming.

9 LIBRARY STORIES – Events and bookings

Fodor’s 11 Most Beautiful Libraries in the US. Public Libraries Online: Mainly on architecture but also some special offerings, like diverse programming, art displays, onsite cafes, and language learning

9 library stories – Library tourism

PLANET LIBRARY! Our customers love the SOLUS Library App but we recognised that it wasn’t quite doing the business for the kids! We decided to hire big kids with bright ideas and here it is !

9 library stories- Engaging the kids in reading and libraries

Democracy’s Library, a new project of the Internet Archive launched last month is collecting the world’s government publications into a single, permanent, searchable online repository.

9 library stories – Democracy and government publications

The international library: how libraries differ in these 3 countries – an overview of how libraries differ in Canada, New Zealand and the United States

SOLUS Experts Around The Globe – JR! John has recently published Mobile App Strategies for Public Libraries, a must read as you consider your #librarystrategy.

10 Innovative Libraries across the World! Planning a trip?

We hope you enjoyed our 9 LIBRARY STORIES – our little summary of library news from around the world. Please keep in touch! If you have news for us let us know! liz@sol.us 


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