Knovvmads Blog

In making a journey, it is important to set an itinerary. In order to make the trip grand, it is important to leave the destination open. We’re not talking about Ulises. But if we’ve learned anything from the trajectory that has brought us to Knovvmads: it is that getting lost always has its rewards. During the months

We are pleased to have two guest bloggers, who are also amazing librarians, Amanda Johnson and Lauren Clossey. Hailing from North Carolina, these Knovvmads delve into a dicey topic: how to handle difficult and complex conversations in the library.  We are grateful to learn about their perspective and excited to share their Knovvledge with all of you. Effective

Today we have the privilege to welcome Suzanne Macauly to our blog. Currently she serves as the Assistant Director of the Pioneer Library System, and is a New York Knovvmad. Our first encounter was during the ARSL (Association for Small and Rural Libraries) conference, which we supported. As soon as we caught wind of the love and

In twenty years, the greater part of the population comprising the baby boomers born during the decades of the fifties and sixties of the past century will belong to what has been referred to as the age of retirement, or as it is termed in Spain: The Third Age. If libraries (or whatever they’ll be called then)

We are excited to share this interview with Noah Lenstra, leader of an initiative that has stolen our Knovvmad heart: “Let’s Move in Libraries.” More and more public libraries are committed to supporting healthy living and this is amazing. This project helps public libraries make and keep these commitments by helping librarians discover new program ideas, sharing

Libraries specialized in comics and graphic novels from around the world There is no doubt that Hollywood is the industry that best understands how to turn a few prizes into a giant marketing campaign. Since 1929, when the major studios created the endogamic awards with which to promote themselves; many industries have copied their great idea. But, none

In her tale, The Vocabulary of balconies, the Spanish writer, Almudena Grandes, narrates a story of love between two neighbors. Two young people who discovered each other from their balconies. That dialogue of looks and gestures between them, has recently become the language of millions in many countries around the world.  Windows of New York the project of