Why aren’t they reading quietly?! Messing around at the library


Presenters: Kieran Hixon and Sharon Morris, Colorado State Library

Originally aired: 06/12/2013

Do you seek ideas on how to turn your library from a grocery store to a kitchen? Are you looking for ways to engage folks in your library? Come hang out, mess around and geek out with us. Get inspiration from others about letting creation and HOMAGO (hanging out, messing around and geeking out) happen in your library.

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About Kieran HixonKieran Hixon

Kieran is passionate about rural libraries. His focus has been on open source software and low cost tech solutions for small rural libraries. He is excited to be an errant librarian on the edges of the digital divide. He is known for his high energy and humor, and isn’t sure if it is a good thing or a bad thing. He lives on forty acres with his wife in a house he built.

About Sharon Morris

Sharon Morris

Sharon is the Director of Library Development and Innovation at the Colorado State Library, and has been the powerhouse behind our Colorado Public Computer Centers Project. The project included a Digital Creation Station mini-grant, which will allow participating Colorado libraries to develop programming and services around creation and engagement.