Joining Chris and Bob via Google Hangouts, Leah Hamilton, Executive Director of the Phelps Library which is located in the Finger Lakes Region of New York. Leah is a leader in maker tech and STEAM in the state and we were fortunate to speak with her about Phelps STEAM Initiative, Finger Lakes Makerfest, We also discussed bridging the technical skills gap. Learn about 1+2+7 and the needs of the community and vocational school vs college. Leah was the recipient of the Library Director of the Year by the Pioneer Library system in 2013 and in 2017 she was awarded the Mosier/Wynkoop Award for distinguished librarianship by the New York Library Association. The Phelps Library does so much with a small staff in a rural library and we were amazed by all that she has been able to accomplished in a short period of time!!
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- Episode 83 – Jane Cowell – Reaching People During Covid a Model that Continues
- Episode 82 Ian Anstice – Public Library News UK
- Episode 81 Susan Banks Director, Pennsylvania Bureau of Library Development
- Special Episode: Long Island Library Resources Council Conference 2020