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Nancy Grant <[log in to unmask]>
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Nancy Grant <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 24 Feb 2016 11:24:27 -0500
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Work with your school librarian. Especially the K-8 grades. If you can be
in the school library on an school Open House night - the students will see
that their parents attend!

Nancy B. Grant
Maine Balsam Libraries Consortium President
Retired LMS, NBCT
Dover-Foxcroft, Maine
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On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 5:21 PM, Vose Library <[log in to unmask]
> wrote:

> We had the same baby goat problem! The second time around I called it the
> Tech Device Library.
> "The Tech Device Library will be visiting from April 3rd to April 11th.
> Come get your hands on an ereader or tablet and see what they’re all about.
> Saturday, April 11th at 11am, Jared Leadbetter from the State Library will
> come to answer questions, talk about apps, and show and tell with a  3D
> printer. Don’t forget to bring your own device to try out the apps!"
> Sincerely,
> Sue
> Sue McClintock
> Library Director
> Vose Library
> PO Box 550
> Union ME 04862
> 207-785-4733
> On 2/23/2016 3:36 PM, David Smith wrote:
>> Mobile Tech Sampler
>> The Mobile Device Platter
>> I'm having a similar problem right now. Over time people make comments
>> about wanting to see and test devices but now that it's here no one seems
>> to be around. I've tried promoting it in various ways.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Maine Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>> On Behalf Of Katie Lyons
>> Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 2:58 PM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: [MELIBS-L] Tech Petting Zoo by any other name...
>> Hello everyone!
>> Rice Library is holding its second Tech Petting Zoo through the state
>> (hi, Jared!) in about a month, and I'm beginning to promote it in earnest.
>> Based on what happened last fall, however, I think our patrons saw the term
>> 'petting zoo' and thought it was a kids' event, so attendance was lower
>> than I expected.
>> Has anyone put on a tech petting zoo by another name? Is there anything
>> else I could possibly call it that won't bring to mind visions of barnyards
>> or baby goats?*
>> Katie Lyons
>> Circulation Supervisor
>> Rice Public Library, Kittery
>> *I'm sure a baby goat petting zoo is an EXCELLENT library program