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The Skokie Madden Bowl

Monday, January 19th, 2009

The dust has settled, and the first game tournament held at MPOW was a big success! 17 gamers showed up this past Saturday for some blazing Madden action. Key things to remember if you’re planning a tournament of your own: Be ready to invest plenty of time. My esteemed colleague spent a long time getting […]

Adventures in Library Construction

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

MPOW recently finished a much-needed construction project to add more parking. This has been great in terms of accommodating the constant flow of traffic that comes in and out of the library, as well as adding a pickup/dropoff point where there previously wasn’t one. This is all great news. People (for now) are having no […]

Extending Twitter with Twitter Search

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

There’s been an ongoing conversation about Twitter at MPOW. A number of us have been using it fairly steadily as a sort of ad hoc internal communication protocol. By my last count, we’ve got five people on staff (3 in Adult Services, and 2 in Youth) who maintain a profile, and most of us use […]

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