libraries http://wuwm.com en Spat in Racine Over Removal of School Library Books http://wuwm.com/post/spat-racine-over-removal-school-library-books <p>School librarians in Racine are upset because the district orchestrated the removal of thousands of books from school libraries.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:13:38 +0000 Marge Pitrof 36818 at http://wuwm.com Spat in Racine Over Removal of School Library Books Web Exclusive: Behind the Scenes at the New East Library, The Standard at East Library http://wuwm.com/post/web-exclusive-behind-scenes-new-east-library-standard-east-library <p>Last month, librarians of Milwaukee Public Library's East Library put a <a href="http://wuwm.com/post/library-represents-today-time-capsule-people-tomorrow" target="_blank">time capsule</a> in the wall of the new building so that a future generation can find artifacts about what was used in libraries when the library was built. Since then, construction workers of Stevens Construction have put up the dry wall, adding definition to the new library's interior.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:25:45 +0000 Eleanor Peterson 36239 at http://wuwm.com Web Exclusive: Behind the Scenes at the New East Library, The Standard at East Library Librarian Got Her Start in Poetry When Asked 'What If You Were an Inch Tall?' http://wuwm.com/post/librarian-got-her-start-poetry-when-asked-what-if-you-were-inch-tall <p></p><p></p><p>We have been featuring poetry throughout April, which is National Poetry Month.&nbsp; Today we feature another Wisconsin poet, or at least a poet who is a Wisconsin native.&nbsp;</p><p>Lorandos got her start in poetry when she was in middle school. Her teacher asked her class to imagine what it would be like if they were an inch tall. What would she see? What would she do? She used her imagination and was inspired to write poetry ever since.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:05:52 +0000 Eleanor Peterson 30009 at http://wuwm.com Librarian Got Her Start in Poetry When Asked 'What If You Were an Inch Tall?' Smaller Budgets, Increased Technology, Drive the Evolution of Libraries http://wuwm.com/post/smaller-budgets-increased-technology-drive-evolution-libraries <p>People who use Milwaukee’s east side library will have to visit a temporary site for the next 15 months. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 8245 at http://wuwm.com Smaller Budgets, Increased Technology, Drive the Evolution of Libraries