So Much More Than a Gadget

I’m a gadget person. There’s no doubt about it. Some make fun of me for it, but really, if I didn’t try out new gadgets and technology regularly, I would not be aware of what to look towards when thinking about library services for teens now and in the future. For that reason, I did purchase an iPad shortly after it was released. And, while some wonder why I love my iPad when to them it seems just like a big iPhone I have to say, “If you only knew, It’s so much more.” The larger screen, the consuming and creating capabilities, the way in which I can use it for work, all of these make it a game-changing device. It’s not game-changer just for people like me – gadget loving women and men – but also for people working with and providing service to teens. A few reasons why: Continue reading