Lilian Jackson Braun
Rita Mae Brown
Carol Higgins Clark
Mary Higgins Clark
Jeanne M. Dams
Diane Mott Davidson
Erle Stanley Gardner
Carolyn G. Hart
Judith A. Jance
John D. MacDonald
Robert B. Parker
Ann Schoenenberger of the Kenton County Public Library has been named a “Mover & Shaker” in the library industry by the national publication Library Journal.
In its March 15, 2017 issue, Library Journal named 52 outstanding professionals committed to providing excellent service and shaping the future of libraries. Ann was selected for her commitment to the profession and innovation in working with the community.
Ann currently serves as a Digital Librarian for the Kenton County Public Library. As Digital Librarian, Ann oversees the Library’s e-newsletter, the library’s marketing segmentation program and chat services. Ann has also been using innovative technology to engage people who may not otherwise use the library.
This year’s class of 52 joins a group of talented professionals who are dedicated, innovative, and passionate about their service to the library and their community.
The STEM/STEAM movement, which focuses on science, technology, engineering, (arts), and math, has been steadily working its way through schools and libraries across the nation. From this movement, maker spaces have been developed. A maker space is a place where people of all ages can go to conduct hands-on activities and projects with a variety of traditional tools, such as a sewing machine, or by using more current digital technology such as a 3D printer.
Ann has worked to make strong partnerships with local web developers, tech companies and the maker community. She encouraged user groups to use the library and hosted Coder & Maker Club workshops on soldering, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Python and physical computing. Through the use of Coursera MOOCs and help from tech mentors, she offered a complete 12 week “Beginning Programming” course that evolved into a project-based learning experiment.
She has cultivated a relationship with Kenton County Public Schools. She […]
Earn Winter Bucks for each item checked out during January and February of 2016.
$1.00 Winter Buck given for each item checked-out.
Limited to all physical books & audio books, video games, CD’s, magazines & DVD’s (5 per $1.00.)
Use Bucks to pay off fines (No lost item or debt collect fees.)
Purchase items at The Friends Book Sales thru 8/31/ 2016.
100 Item Limit/Adults Only