Sometimes before you go forward, you must take a look back. 2013 will bring faster Wi-Fi inside the building and take more librarians out of the building. Reflecting on how we’ve arrived at this place, we keep circling back to you, our customer. We plan for the future with our customers’ needs in mind and promise to continue to listen as needs change.
Today’s the Day! So excited to bring you a user-friendly, more Amazon-like catalog. Catalog.tscpl.org is now available, and we encourage you to explore. If you like the new catalog, “like” us on Facebook and show your enthusiasm. Some small tweaks behind the scenes will be made in the next few days, but report anything you [...]
Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube … do you use social media? Nationally, over 50% of people age 13+ use Facebook, and over 7% use Twitter. People friend, fan, check-in, and share short updates with their friends daily. The library does this too – we have quite a few social media sites to choose from. Want [...]
The new iPad is out! What can you do with your shiny new iPad at the library? Read books, of course – download the Overdrive app and start reading. Take our iPad for Beginners class. Browse our website. Search our library catalog. Use our free wifi to check your email. Tweet us, Facebook us, etc. [...]
Like our stories, articles, blog posts, and book reviews? Want us to send them to you automatically, so you don’t have to constantly revisit our website, hunting for new articles (not that there’s anything wrong with that – we love digital visitors!)? Well – you can, and it’s very easy to do! There are two [...]
Pinterest is a new social media tool that’s been getting a lot of attention lately, and I’m wondering who in Topeka is using it. What is Pinterest? From their About page – “Pinterest is a virtual pinboard. Pinterest allows you to organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. You can [...]
Photos – we love taking photos! Last post, I told you how to subscribe to our Youtube videos. This time, let’s learn how to subscribe to our photographs! We frequently use Flickr when we teks library-related photos. Flickr is a great photo sharing website. Just like Youtube, there are many ways to follow our photos: [...]
If you have followed our library blogs or digital branch for any length of time, you have probably noticed our videos. We really like making videos for you, and plan to make more in 2012! If you really like our videos, did you know there are a couple of ways to watch our videos? Here’s [...]