Social Media at the Library

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 […]

Do you use Pinterest?

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 […]

Visit our Flickr Page

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: […]

Why You Should Job-Hunt During the Holidays

In a recent article posted on Businessweek.com Lynn Taylor, CEO of Lynn Taylor consulting discussed the value of job searching during the holidays. Taylor writes: “A common misconception says that because it’s the holidays, no one will pay attention to your résumé. In fact, even during times of high unemployment, when things slow down at […]