T is for Training 53: Creating the 4th Place: A Community Gathering Place for (Social) Learning

T is for Training Episode 53: Creating the Fourth Place: A Community Gathering Place for Social Learning (like Libraries should be) is now available for download here from our host Talkshoe. You can listen to this or any of our other shows using the TalkShoe panel in our sidebar.

The opinions expressed by call participants are those of the participants and not necessarily those of any institution or group they represent or are associated with. And thanks to those who participated by chat. We would love to hear your voice next time.

Join us Friday August 27th 2010 for our next show.

Today’s Guests:

Maurice Coleman, Harford County (MD) Public Library
Stephanie Zimmerman, Library System of Lancaster County (PA)
Paul Signorelli, Paul Signorelli and Associates (CA)
Jill Hurst-Wahl, Syracuse (NY) University
Julie Strange, Maryland Ask Us Now (MD)
“Walter Salem”, Rutgers U. Library User

The agenda:

What we wanted to see out of CIL turned into  How to Create the Fourth Place: A Community Gathering Place for (Social) Learning

Recycling Used Shipping Containers to create learning/library/user spaces almost anywhere for cheap.

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Keep on Your Radar: Two New Podcasts : LibPunk and Heels and Tiaras. Both feature adult language used properly.

Upcoming Conferences with Requests for Proposals for Presentations: Computers In Libraries 2011 (March)

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And join us on August 27th, 2010 at 2 pm Eastern Time for the next T is for Training call in taping.

See you then!

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