Libraries http://tspr.org en Longtime Library Specialist Reflects on Industry's Evolution http://tspr.org/post/longtime-library-specialist-reflects-industrys-evolution <p>Advancements in technology have given us flat-screen televisions, smartphones and e-readers. Brick-and-mortar libraries are doing their best to keep up with the digital world. Western Illinois University's Marilyn Shelley has had a front-row seat to the evolution. Wed, 28 May 2014 19:45:18 +0000 Emily Boyer 53960 at http://tspr.org Longtime Library Specialist Reflects on Industry's Evolution Lee County Libraries Seek Boost http://tspr.org/post/lee-county-libraries-seek-boost <p>Lee County&rsquo;s public libraries are looking for a funding increase from the county.</p><p>There is not a single library that serves rural residents.</p><p>Instead, they can visit one of the five libraries located in Keokuk, Fort Madison, Montrose, Donnellson, and West Point.</p><p>Keokuk Library Director Emily Rohlfs says that allows more rural Lee County residents to take advantage of the facilities.</p><p>&ldquo;We are seeing an increase in the number of items borrowed, the number of patrons we have, and the number of people who are coming to library programs.&rdquo;</p> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 14:33:25 +0000 Jason Parrott 9272 at http://tspr.org Lee County Libraries Seek Boost