October 23, 2014

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Video Narrative

It turns out, that recording, editing, and posting videos while on the road is a lot more intense then we originally thought.   The first library we visited was the most difficult because we were just starting to learn about the technology that we were using and the most efficient ways to use it.  Because of […]

Follow Our Story on Storify: Great Library Roadshow Visits Charlotte Mecklenburg

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Building a Better Programming Widget and Job Center Stats: Great Library Roadshow Travelog #1, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

After meeting at the Charlotte Airport in the morning, we headed straight to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library (CML) for our first stop in to chat with librarians and a number of users.

Inspiring videos from a Visit to Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

During our visit, we had the chance to talk with a number of local residents and library users about the impact the library has had on their lives.

Michael Lambert, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, and SMCL

I (PC Sweeney) Interviewed my new deputy director who just happens to come from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.  Before going to Charlotte, he worked in San Mateo County Library as the manager of the library branch that I am now the manager of.  He spent about 5 years in Charlotte so he knows all about […]

Essential Apps and Services for the Great Library Roadshow

Layar screenshot, as seen from the window of a cab in Brooklyn (see annotation below)

I’ve been doing some app and technology recon in the weeks leading up to the official start tomorrow, and below you’ll see just a few annotations of the tools I’ve found most useful, and others that are old standbys that I make frequent use of during my travels.

PC Sweeney Packs Up for the Roadshow!

PC Sweeney’s Introduction

Official Itinerary for the Great Library Roadshow

library-roadshow-stops

We have our itinerary set — see below for the official stops we’ve got lined up for the Great Library Roadshow, where we’ll be taking a break from the road to chat with librarians and users. Hello Charlotte, High Point, Richmond, Baltimore, Newark, and Philly!

Meetups on the Roadshow

Josh, Lisa and I are excited to be taking part in this roadtrip but it’s going to be hard on us.  For example, we know we are going to be hungry after our long drives and dehydration is always a valid concern while on the road.  In order to keep going we’re going to need […]