Monthly Archives: April 2006

Testing Asides

The Asides feature is built into K2. Knida cool huh?

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K2 Beta Two WordPress Theme

K2 Rating: 4 out of 5 I am just starting to play around with the K2 theme, but what I have seen so far is very cool! It uses Ajax enhanced live archive searching multiple CSS support which allows for … Continue reading

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I finally Upgraded to WP 2.02

The front end doesn’t look any different, but all of the admin stuff is very cool. All of the plugins I was using before seem to work. I really hope that this will alleviate some of the comment spam I … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day

When: Saturday, May 06 2006
Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 6, 2006
@ All Cass District Libraries
(During Regular Hours)

CAS @ 9 AM to 3 PM
CED @ 9 AM to 1 PM
CHO @ 9 AM to 1 PM
CMU @ 9 AM to 1 PM

Limit one comic book per person
while supplies last.

No rain checks

Thanks to:
http://buymetoys.com

Check out the free comic book day official site.

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Library design from salvaged passenger jets

Boing Boing: Library design from salvaged passenger jets I think it looks a little bit like the sandcrawler from starwars. I think all the library staff should dress like Jawas.

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Newest Podcast Installment

I noticed that many library related podcasts involve interviewing people….often teens. I decided that I should try it with my very own four year old, Julia. The results are here. Next time I think I will try a video podcast … Continue reading

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Kids with the neighbors flying a kite

Kids with the neighbors flying a kite Originally uploaded by ashkev. Have I mentioned lately how much I love our new neighborhood? I love being closer to work, I love having nice sidewalks and lots of winding roads to take … Continue reading

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Wild Turkey @ SJCPL

News-Sentinel | 04/11/2006 | Wild turkey flies into South Bend library A wild turkey shattered the calm — and a window — at the St. Joseph County Library when it crashed through the window, toppling rows of books until a … Continue reading

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Experimenting with podcasting

I just set up an account with podomatic, and I am experimenting with podcasting. I have been asked to teach a workshop about blogging, IM reference and podcasting. I have never done any podcasting before, so I am working from … Continue reading

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Basement Office

DSC01797 Originally uploaded by ashkev. Props to Daddio for helping me get these bookcases into the basement. Now I fell like I have a little branch library in my basement 😉 See more photos here.

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