EVENT: If a Picture Paints a Thousand Words… with Shelly Schoo

Strong graphics and data visualizations go a long way toward making your message more compelling and impactful. What are the critical aspects to creating high-impact PowerPoint presentations? During this session, you will learn the foundations for building a persuasive narrative as well as how to better use PowerPoint to convey your message clearly and meaningfully. … Continue reading EVENT: If a Picture Paints a Thousand Words… with Shelly Schoo

June 3 at SFPL: Artistic, Colorful and Unconventional: A visual tour of San Francisco’s queer art scene

The San Francisco Public Library's James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center are proud to present a presentation by Jeff Gunderson and Jim Van Buskirk entitled: Artistic, Colorful and Unconventional: A visual tour of San Francisco's queer art scene. The presentation will focus on the important role played by the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) and chronicle … Continue reading June 3 at SFPL: Artistic, Colorful and Unconventional: A visual tour of San Francisco’s queer art scene

Released: BayNet Newsletter Winter 2015

The most recent issue of the BayNet Newsletter has been released! You can find the current issue at https://baynetlibs.org/news/current-newsletter In the Winter 2015 issue: Getting to Know Your Profession Better by Elise Wong: Learn the benefits of participating in a mentorship or menteeship from someone who's been there. Don't forget that BayNet has a mentoring program, too! BayNet/SLA-SF … Continue reading Released: BayNet Newsletter Winter 2015

Sarah Houghton on Library Marketing

This past Thursday at the Oakland campus of California State University, East Bay, BayNet and the Special Libraries Association - San Francisco Bay Chapter (SLA-SF) held their joint annual meeting. Appetizers and drinks were made available to attendees (both of which were fantastic) during the networking portion of the meeting. Librarians from all walks of … Continue reading Sarah Houghton on Library Marketing

Digital Public Library of America Special Collections Holiday Lecture

Bringing Special Collections Together at the Digital Public Library of America On Wednesday, January 7, at 6:00 PM, the Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections Center and the San Francisco History Center present Dan Cohen, Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), in the Koret Auditorium of the San Francisco Public Library. Cohen … Continue reading Digital Public Library of America Special Collections Holiday Lecture

Released: BayNet Newsletter Fall 2014

The most recent issue of the BayNet Newsletter has been released! You can find the current issue at https://baynetlibs.org/news/current-newsletter In the Fall 2014 issue: The Power of Personal Stories by Marta Fuchs: Learn how to use personal stories to connect with groups. Becoming a Successful Indie Author/Publisher by Deborah Hunt and David Grossman: Two successful indie authors/publishers share … Continue reading Released: BayNet Newsletter Fall 2014

MVPL Bike Stop: Bike Maintenance and Repair/Monthly Bike Clinics

Doing a basic bike repair and maintenance class seemed like kind of a no-brainer, especially in light of our installation of the Dero Fixit station. The FixIt station provided tools, now we just needed to make sure people knew how to work with them. In the process of publicizing some of our bike events, I … Continue reading MVPL Bike Stop: Bike Maintenance and Repair/Monthly Bike Clinics

MVPL Bike Stop: How to Ditch Your Car and Shop by Bike Workshop

Editor's Note: This is the second Mountain View Public Library Bike Stop blog post focusing on the results of their Pacific Library Partnership Innovation and Technology Opportunity Grant Program. This series is written by Emily Weak, Adult Services Librarian at Mountain View Public Library.  Our library received a Pacific Library Partnership Innovation and Technology Opportunity Grant … Continue reading MVPL Bike Stop: How to Ditch Your Car and Shop by Bike Workshop