Things are just getting started with the Open Chattanooga Collaborative and we couldn't be more excited to host the community data portal and be a part of the open data movement in our city in such a significant way.
When December rolls around some veteran librarians get a little nostalgic over a rather odd piece of furniture we use to keep near the reference desk. It was a converted card catalog.
The Chattanooga Public Library was invited to decorate a tree for the Hunter Museum's annual Holidays at the Hunter showcase. Librarians from the downtown branch literally made hundreds of paper crafted pieces of art.
Based on the buzz at our LEGO Club we're starting a new club just for ages 8-12. Beginning Tuesday, December 3, Tween LEGO will happen weekly on Tuesday nights from 5-6pm at the Downtown branch.
The Chattanooga Public Library's Local History and Genealogy department have entered a new area of growth and opportunity for sharing our special collections online in dynamic and interpretive ways.
You're an avid reader, right? You love books and blaze through titles, maybe even multiples at a time. Is there a pattern to your selections? Do you ever need help deciding what in the world to read next from all the possible choices? Meet the #mynextread librarian.
If Batman, Fruits Basket, and other wonderful comic book and manga goodies are your thing, then Hoopla may be the best thing to happen to your library card since 3D printing.
If you’ve been up to see us, you know the 4th Floor adopted an open office model – we all sit at the same table, from the newest assistant to our assistant director. It makes for a collaborative atmosphere, one that translates well to creative problem-solving for ideas that roll out across the library, not just in the hacker lounge.