January 30

The Power of Storytelling

Librarians, Friends & Advocates: Join us in Phoenix for The Power of Storytelling with Park Howell. Sponsored by AZLA, Marketing & Advisory Committee. It will take place at the Carnegie on February 18, 2015 – 9:00am to 12:00pm. The session will also include a review of what the committee has been up to. You can sign up directly at the State Library’s web site [http://www.azlibrary.gov/events/947].

You do not have to be a member of AZLA to attend (but we’ll hope you consider joining –see the AZLA website for more information about the Arizona Library Association at http://www.azla.org/).

See you at the Carnegie!

 

 

December 3

Arizona’s Statewide E-Book Platform

What a fabulous resource: www.ReadingArizona.org. Kudos to the Arizona State Library & Archives and all those involved in creating an e-book platform for our state and opening up access to these historic gems! Read, explore and discover Arizona’s rich history with Reading Arizona: The Literary Landscape.

Arizona State Library Launches eBook Platform– “Arizonans now have easy access to more than 500 books about their state, thanks to a new ebook platform hosted by the Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records. Titles range from historical fiction to academic biographies, haunted tour guides to thrilling mysteries.”–from the project’s Back Story.

November 11

New Book Review: Scrum

Jscrumuggling multiple projects? Did you know that multitasking hurts (not helps) you meet deadlines? Take a look at the newest book up for review Scrum by Sutherland. I was amazed at how easily I was able to benefit from reading this book almost immediately. Implement the strategies found in this book and you will be pleased to find out just how easy it is to get complex projects completed!