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One Book, One Middletown is a community project sponsored by the Middletown Rotary Club, CT Humanities’ Center for the Book, Russell Library and the City of Middletown.  The goal is to encourage reading in the community by selecting a book that appeals to a variety of audiences, then holding events that bring people together to celebrate […]

Yesterday I traveled up to Middlebury, Vermont, for a meeting of the Oberlin Group of 17.  The Oberlin Group consists of about 80 liberal arts college libraries from around the country, and the Oberlin Group of 17 is a subset of this, with CIOs and library directors from the Northeast and eastern Pennsylvania.  The Group […]

Summer is almost here!  Here’s what we will be doing in the library over the next three months: 1. Providing services:  Of course, the library provides services and access to the Wesleyan community throughout the summer, both on and off campus, and to participants in a variety of summer programs.  If you are on campus […]

Working well with others …

The question: Is it possible for libraries to work together to reduce duplication of effort and get discounts on expensive subscriptions? Collaboration is a time-honored practice in libraries. Books and journals are expensive; maintaining catalogs to locate library materials is both expensive and time-consuming. In response, libraries have found a variety of ways to work […]