Recap: ILA Technology Petting Zoo

Yesterday was the Iowa Library Association’s Support Staff Spring Conference: Technology Petting  Zoo.  And I just have to say, I met some of the most awesome, forward-thinking, teched-out librarians in the state of Iowa, seriously.  About 40 librarians from around the state showed up, from their mid-twenties to their mid-sixties, and we had such a blast playing with Kindle, iPod Touch, Facebook, Smart Boards, digital cameras. . . &c!  After downing some yummy pecan sticky buns and cups of coffee (sorely needed after waking up at 6:30 am for the hour-long drive), we split up into 4 small groups and rotated around the room for 75 minute sessions with each of the 4 presenters.  So I guess I’ll just give you a little run-down on each presenter and what she or he brought for us to play with.

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