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  • Building on a Legacy

    Building on a Legacy

    As we close in on the end of Black History month, which honors the remarkable achievements of African Americans, let’s pause to recognize the impact of just a few Black technology pioneers: Garrett Morgan, Marie Van Brittan Brown, James E. West, Frank S. Greene, Dr. Mark E. Dean, Dr. Shirley Jackson, Otis Boykin and Gladys…

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  • Inclusion Infusion: A Spotlight on Pottstown Regional Public Library

    Inclusion Infusion: A Spotlight on Pottstown Regional Public Library

    Recently, I visited the Pottstown Regional Public Library and was extremely impressed with their Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) efforts to  support the needs of their community in the face of shifting demographics. During my visit, the Youth Services Department was buzzing with Spanish-speaking families seeking books for their children. Melissa Velez was interacting…

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  • The Importance of Basics

    The Importance of Basics

    My favorite professional influencer to follow is Mychal Threets. He absolutely, unequivocally gets IT – the fact that the most important role of a library administrator is to build (and sustain) community within their service area and, dare I say it, beyond… … which is exactly why I have a seemingly irrational, yet deep-seated animosity…

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