Denver Public Library is down with social media -- and wants you to get down too
The Denver Public Library is embracing this whole new media/social media thing wholeheartedly. They're active Twits: @DenverLibrary is the basic account, plus there's the account for the library's Fresh City Life program @FreshCityLife and others as well. You an find both of those on Facebook, too: DPL here and Fresh City Life here. They've also just launched a new podcast called The Bookie Report, a five-minute rundown of cool things to do in and around Denver (not all library-related, either).
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Perhaps best of all -- at least if you're still a little mystified about all this new media stuff and wondering how and why you should consider it yourself -- they are offering a class tomorrow to introduce n00bs to the basics of social media. It runs from 10 a.m. to noon, and you can get the details here. Kudos to the Denver Library staff for making sure that even if books become obsolete tech, libraries won't.