Those of you who are doing study towards a library qualification, or just interested in Library and Infomation studies might be interested in these new books that have been ordered for the Library Network.
We are women, hear us roar! It is Suffrage Day. http://ow.ly/SmHK5 122 years ago, women in New Zealand got the right to vote. Kia ora to great women present and past, and special aroha to strong wahine who fought the fight, like these heroines featured on the Kate Sheppard Memorial. http://ow.ly/SmHRA ^Donna (57 shares)
Our standout day was Sunday 20 August – 45 tweets and 14,277 impressions.
This is because we were tweeting from the WORD Christchurch Shifting Points of View events at the Christchurch Arts Festival. You can see our Storify – it includes our tweets and photos, as well as tweets from other people at the events.
Jesse Bering. Shifting points of view sessions. WORD Christchurch events at the Christchurch Arts Festival. Sunday 30 August 2015. Flickr 2015-08-30-IMG_9033
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We’d like you to meet the wonderful dogs from Reading to Dogs. http://ow.ly/QJFyY This is Noddy! She’s lovely and chilled out. These kids told Noddy some tall tales, and she had a wee nap. The Reading to Dogs programme uses dogs who are the beloved pets of the Christchurch City Council Animal Control team. Book your kids in for a fun & furry session. ^Donna
We corralled a small group of likely candidates in order to make the project manageable. This initial team of pickers had a workshop to figure out how it might work. The name “Staff Pickles” is courtesy of Malcolm.
Simone made some fab graphics that have a Christchurchy flavour. If you are a fan of local street art, you’ll recognise some of the backgrounds.
Each Staff Pickles page introduces the person and their reading interests, and includes:
The page includes a Readers Advisory form so customers can contact the Pickles for advice or ideas.
Pickles in action
We will be making and sharing booklists, writing book reviews, offering reading tips, looking at hot stuff coming up.