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SWON Visits
Wednesday, February 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
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SWON Visits – Xavier University McDonald Library Makerspace »
Cassondra and I were invited to attend the grand opening of the Xavier University McDonald Library MakerSpace. A curated c...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits - Bradford Public Library »
November 12 th was the first meeting of the Northern Miami Valley Children’s Literature and Review (CLEAR) group meeting....
Wednesday, December 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – Franklin-Springboro Public Library »
A few months ago I had the pleasure of visiting with Martha Bush, Director of the Franklin-Springboro Public Library and h...
Monday, November 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits - Union Institute & University »
Most of us are familiar with the phrase ‘digital native’ which refers to a person who’s grown up with digital content. The...
Thursday, August 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – Good Samaritan TriHealth »
Recently, I had the pleasure of visiting with Jennifer Heffron, Dean of Libraries, Head of Library Services for TriHealth...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – Campbell County Public Library »
Collaborating with your park district and your local Cooperative Extension service may seem like obvious choices. After...
Tuesday, July 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – Highland County District Library »
  Sharing occurred before the internet and that in-person, personal sharing is still delightful. On a recent visit...
Tuesday, July 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – Kenton County Public Library »
  At the last Teen Services meeting I had the pleasure of meeting many dynamic and forward-thinking teen librarian...
Tuesday, July 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science »
This past spring I visited with Molly Jones, Library Director for the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science (CCMS) and...
Monday, June 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – Brown Mackie College »
Melanie Moon, the Librarian at Brown Mackie College, Cincinnati, provides relevant reader’s advisory. Through the explosio...
Friday, June 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – Art Institute of Cincinnati – College of Design »
On a recent visit to the Art Institute of Cincinnati, College of Design, Donna Wakefield (Librarian) and I toured a classr...
Friday, June 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – Preble County District Library »
Last winter I visited Preble County District Library to visit with Teresa Denton the then Interim Director.* Teresa was th...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
SWON Visits – Xavier University, McDonald Library »
Last week I had the pleasure of sitting down with Ken Gibson, the relatively new Director of the McDonald Library at Xav...
Monday, February 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – Seton High School »
Monica Williams-Mitchell, the librarian at Seton High School , is a certified teacher and degree holding librarian. She f...
Monday, February 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tech to lend in action at Mariemont High School »
On Monday, January 19, the Mariemont High School Library MakerSpace hosted a very special guest--SWON Library’s own Nathan...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – Mother of Mercy High School »
A visit with Linda Behen, the Library/Media Specialist at Mother of Mercy High School , is always an exercise in finding...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – McAuley High School »
Putting yourself in someone else’s shoes is not easy to do. We become used to our own lives, our own problems. Unfortunate...
Thursday, November 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – Mount Notre Dame High School »
How do you involve your entire school in a library initiative? How do you continue to build a culture of reading? Molly Ra...
Monday, October 6, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – Mary L. Cook Public Library »
The last time I visited the Mary L. Cook Public Library , high school seniors were there having their yearbook pictures t...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
SWON Visits – Dayton Children’s Hospital »
Grow. Learn something. Adapt. Luz Sinha, the Librarian at the Dayton Children’s Hospital has a lot of experience with gr...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
SWON Visits – Brown County Public Library, Mt. Orab Branch »
  Visiting Lynn Harden, Library Director for Brown County Public Library , is always a pleasure. Not only does sh...
Friday, August 29, 2014
SWON Visits – Technical Services SIG »
This year I was hoping to attend at least one of each of our Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings. We have twelve activ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
SWON Visits – Wilmington Public Library »
Last year when I visited with Nancy Ehas, Director of the Wilmington Public Library , she was experimenting with their te...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
SWON Visits - MidPointe Library System »
We’re happy to announce that MidPointe Library System , Anita Carroll, Director, is now a Supporting Member of SWON Libra...
Friday, August 15, 2014
SWON Visits – Galen College of Nursing »
Galen College of Nursing , Cincinnati, has a new and very experienced librarian in Lucinda Chandler. Lucinda has worked fo...
Monday, August 4, 2014
SWON Visits – Centerville School District »
This past spring I visited Cathy Horn and Emily Seppa of the Centerville City Schools. They both float throughout the dist...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – Cincinnati Art Museum »
Yoga with the Masters ,   Touch Tour for the Blind and Visually Impaired ,   Muse: Edward Hopper, Aaron Copland, and Ame...
Monday, July 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SWON Visits – ITT Technical Institute »
ITT Technical Institute offers Associate and Bachelor degrees in the fields of IT, Drafting and Design, Business and Nurs...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
SWON Visits – Wright Memorial Public Library »
SWON Libraries is pleased to welcome Wright Memorial Public Library to its Supporting Membership level. Wright Memorial...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
SWON Visits - Ursuline Academy »
  Like many of you, Julie Burwinkel is involved with her school’s broader community, beyond strictly library funct...
Friday, May 9, 2014
SWON Visits - Hamilton County Law Library »
Mary Jenkins, the Director of the Hamilton County Law Library, not only has big ideas but she knows how to make them happe...
Friday, April 4, 2014
SWON Visits – Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati History Library and Archives »
Not that I’m close to retirement but here’s one place I would want to work when I retire. Why? Well, their collection is s...
Thursday, April 3, 2014
SWON Visits - Givaudan Flavors Corporation »
Jennifer Chase, librarian/information professional at Givaudan , understands how to add value to her company. She uses cu...

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