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Town Meetings

It seems like the annual town meeting just pops up out of nowhere. I don’t know how,  but it seems like when you least expect it it’s already May and you have to vote on your town budget, again. It … Continue reading

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How Do You Involve Patrons In Your Library?

As you all know, I’m a firm believer of involving patrons within the library. Whether its with material selection, volunteering, fundraisers, or events. I know I’ve shared many ways of how I involve my patrons in my library, but I’m … Continue reading

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We Want to Hear From Our Patrons? Do You?

With this past budget season, we were given more funding, so with the more funding we wanted to show the patrons thank you. Open up more hours, offer museum passes, and see what we could improve on. Well, instead of … Continue reading

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How to Help With Rebuilding a Town from a Tornado Without Phsyical Work

On June 1st, a tornado went through the town of Brimfield, Massachusetts. The town neighboring West Warren, where we’re from. It’s been several weeks, and most of the disaster relief centers don’t need anymore food donations, and we can’t don’t … Continue reading

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Team Trivia Night For Your Library

Have you ever heard about a team trivia? It’s kind of like trivia pursuit with several teams battling for first place. The idea of having a team trivia night for the library was brought to our library board by a … Continue reading

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Food for Fines Month

Last month instead of taking money for fines, we took canned goods and non-perishable food item, to donate at the local food pantry. We came up with this idea, because one of our board members were at another library website and … Continue reading

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We’re Almost There

I’ve blogged about how to upkeep your libraries collection, what books you should add to your library, what are some great fundraisers to keep your library open, how to fight at a town meeting, and many many more. Well 2010 is … Continue reading

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