A Fall CO Springs Library Tour Day

On Friday, August 18th, six SLIM students took a tour around the great libraries in Colorado Springs. We started the day by touring 21c in Pikes Peak Library District.  A former call center purchased in 2011 by PPLD, this 112,000 square foot building boasts two floors filled with all the trappings of a "library of … Continue reading A Fall CO Springs Library Tour Day

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SCALA Independence, MO Library Tour – Summer 2017

SCALA took five students to Independence, Missouri on July 22nd, 2017.  The tour included the Mid-Continent Public Library, Midwest Genealogy Center, and the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum. Tour Reflection by Andrew Schafer       Our first stop was the North Independence branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library. Housing the largest print reference collection … Continue reading SCALA Independence, MO Library Tour – Summer 2017

Summer ’17 Interview & Resume Workshop Recap

This summer, SCALA hosted our annual Interview & Resume Workshops in Kansas and Colorado!  Amazing professionals from a variety of library types provided one-on-one resume review, answered tough questions and gave us some great advice.  Here's a few highlights from the day: Cover Letters (aka, the Crown Jewel of Your Application) "Cover letters can cover a … Continue reading Summer ’17 Interview & Resume Workshop Recap

Summer ’17 Library Tours

We hope you'll join us for some fun in the sun on one of our Summer Library Tours!  This semester we're heading to... Independence, MO: Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 22nd!  We'll be visiting the Mid-Continent Public Library, Midwest Genealogy Center, and the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum.  See full details and sign up … Continue reading Summer ’17 Library Tours

Summer Service Opportunities ’17

Do you love talking technology?  Have experience in a makerspace or want to learn?  Great news!  The ALA and CAL Maker Division need our help staffing an exhibit hall booth at Denver Comic Con this year from June 30th through July 2nd.  The Colorado State Library has graciously sponsored scholarships that will allow volunteers to … Continue reading Summer Service Opportunities ’17