We know that you like us, but now we want you to LIKE us! Several of our branches have pages on Facebook, all chock-full of news and notes that you might want to know. For example, the Liberty Branch provides really interesting background for upcoming programs. South Independence has two very active pages; a main page for the branch and another one just for
When Twitter first hit the social media scene, I must admit that I thought it was the most ridiculous thing I’d ever heard of. I wondered; Who has the time to broadcast what they are doing every minute of the day?
How many people remember the camp song that goes "Make new friends but keep the old, one is silver and the other is gold". That's how I feel about Facebook. I first got on with my recent friends, but as time went by, I found a lot of old friends too. It is such a neat way to renew old friendships and keep in contact when we live far apart. How cool is that.
The Colbern Road Branch now has a Facebook page! We’ve joined the social media community and want to see you become a part of the conversation. From our page, you can get daily reminders for upcoming programs, participate in online polls, and give your opinion on current events and library related stories. Visit us here and “like” our page to keep up to date with all things library!
I may have mentioned this in a previous blog. Sorry if I'm repeating myself. I created a Facebook account a couple of years ago. I did it just to hear my youngest offspring complain that I should not get on Facebook because, of course, Facebook is for the young! (Well, just you wait. Tide and time wait for no man, buddy.)
We're a social species. Our survival has been highly dependent on our interactions with one another. Social networking is little more than an application of this instinct in a new medium: the Internet. In the good old days, we had chat rooms. Ah, the MSN days. I think I've finally reached the age where I can be assured that at least a handful of people won't know what I'm talking about. That's ok. Take my word for it. It was a highly addictive and simultaneously chaotic way to spend one's time.