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Young Librarians Changing Libr...

In this week’s Princh Library Blog, we share an article by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager at EIFL. The article reflects on the impact librarians who participated in the Initiative for Young African Library Innovators (IYALI) program had on their communities and networks. This article was originally posted on EIFL’s blog. To see […]

Jamming About Public Library I...

In this week’s Princh Library Blog, we share an article by Ramune Peruchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager at EIFL. The article reflects on the JAM (Just-A-Minute) session the 10 previous winners of the EIFL Public Library Innovation Awards had during the Next Library Festival in 2021. This article was originally posted on EIFL’s blog. […]

Social Media In Libraries And ...

Social media, no matter which platform, is ever-present. And since it is everywhere, we might as well use it for good; for professional improvement, connecting with others around the world, and promoting your services. Today’s guest writer, Karen du Toit, shares her experience with social media in a professional environment. Socials for professionals My name […]

Gardening For The Greater Good...

Gardening is often regarded as an activity with numerous benefits for one’s health. However, getting started with the hobby can be intimidating; how to care for different seeds, what are the differences between different types of soils, and the list goes on. Libraries, as central hubs of their communities, have the unique opportunity to be […]

How Writing Contributes To A L...

There are many ways in which librarians can advance advance and develop their careers, like taking different courses or attending conferences. However, one maybe underutilized method is to improve through writing. Guest writer Siobhán McGuinness shares how writing helped her throughout her career. Are you curious what Princh can offer for your library and your […]

How Libraries Benefit The Comm...

A library is a collection of information resources, in print or in other forms that are organized and made accessible for reading or study. It is the hub of every learning institution and facilitates boosting literacy levels in countries, continents, and the world at large. Libraries offer past and present information that help and equip […]

Continuous Professional Develo...

In this week’s Princh Library Blog, we share an article by Susan Schneur, Public Library Innovation Porgramme Capacity Building Manager at EIFL. The article reflects on the process and impact of EIFL’s continuous professional development programme in Kenya. This article was originally posted on EIFL’s blog, to see the original article, click here. Are you […]

Library Podcasting, Inspiratio...

In this week’s blog post, guest writer and co-host of the The Library Pros podcast, Chris DeCristofaro shares his story; how the inspiration for a library technology podcast came to him, the pod’s early days and what it evolved to nowadays. Are you curious what Princh can offer for your library and your patrons? Then […]

Two Steps Behind

In this week’s blog, recurring guest writer Edgardo Civallero writes a conceptual piece, using a creative analogy between music and libraries. This interesting correlation he writes about was established from the many conversations and hours of research Edgardo invests his time into, as he works and travels to different libraries in many countries throughout South […]

A Haven For Community; Value O...

In today’s Princh Library Blog’s post, guest writer Ugne Lipeikaite, EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) Impact Manager, discusses a remarkable Danish public library impact study and asks – can the evaluation approach be applied in developing countries? This article was originally posted on EIFL’s blog. See the original article here. Are you curious what […]

How Writers Can Use Library Sp...

Libraries are a useful resource to all members of their communities. However, their endless source of knowledge, and the opportunities they offer to try things make them the ideal place for a specific group of patrons; writers. Guest writer, Reese Jones, shares how writers can really take advantage of their local libraries. Are you curious […]

Challenges Libraries Face With...

While some people still primarily associate libraries with books, they offer so much more! Libraries are often a resource hub for the community where passionate, friendly, and helpful library professionals work. Libraries have much more to offer than just books. Libraries offer access to technology, the internet, meeting rooms & creative spaces, and endless resources […]

Board Games In Libraries

Nowadays, in the rapidly digitalizing world, many libraries strive to become more digital. Whether that is by renting out e-books, becoming more automated, or even offering virtual reality technology. While all the aforementioned things are useful and help libraries keep up with the times, occasionally, sticking with traditional activities can be beneficial for development, memory […]