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Snapshot Day is this month!

Snapshot Day Alabama is this month! On August 11, 2015, libraries around the state will be collecting photos, statistics, and patron comments to give people a peek into their daily lives. Sharing your story is more important than every – … Continue reading

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What the Patrons are Saying

Part of Snapshot Day is gathering comments from patrons. Their stories about what libraries mean to them can both motivate library staff to keep doing what they’re doing and push city officials and legislators to keep funding us. What is … Continue reading

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Photographs as an Advocacy Tool

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Photos can capture small moments that add up to a big message: Libraries are being used, they are important to community members, and they are offering essential services!  The photos above … Continue reading

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Why you should participate in Snapshot Day Alabama 2015

Often when I tell someone I’m a librarian, it seems the person I’m talking to has no idea what libraries do these days.  I have heard “Oh, that’s great you are doing something you enjoy even though libraries aren’t being … Continue reading

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Snapshot Day Alabama 2015 Announcement

Hello librarians! Snapshot Day Alabama 2015 will be on August 11th! If that day isn’t good for you, just pick any day that week.  APLS wants to make it as easy as possible for you to participate.  Check out our … Continue reading

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Is it 2015 already?!

Time flies when you’re having fun! Snapshot Day 2015 planning has begun! Stay tuned for more details.

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Happy Snapshot Day!

Today is the day! Libraries across the state are snapping photos, gathering patron comments, and keeping stats to capture a day in the life of and Alabama public library.  APLS can’t wait to see what you do! After all your … Continue reading

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