Read On! Help for Job Seekers

Much to the dismay of some of my friends and family, my quest to answer questions and promote library resources doesn’t stop when I leave the library. I’ve recommended books to people while standing in the checkout line at Walmart, I’ve researched information for people while at church (never during the sermon, Rev. Hubbard), and […]

Read On! Saving Money

Lately, a lot of the library forums and email lists I follow have been talking about printing the “amount saved” on every checkout receipt. Your Pryor Library has had this feature for over a year and it’s pretty remarkable to examine how much the library saves us. Your “amount saved” is calculated by adding up […]

Read On: Better Than Amazon

I learned this weekend that Amazon has a subscription book box available for the kids in your life. For the low-low price of $20 per box, you can order books (four board books or two hardbacks) for children ages 0 to 12. The big bonuses for the subscription are that you’re getting the books at […]

Read On: Statistics

  At the second City Council meeting of the month and at the Library’s Board of Trustees meeting, I always give a report on our library statistics. Generally speaking, I report the same statistics each month but this month, I reported two statistics I don’t normally touch on: the number of items added to the […]