Category Archives: Videos

Letter From Fred


A Letter from Fred is a documentary about a 96 year old man who entered a singer-songwriter contest sponsored by a music studio. His wife of 70+ years had died shortly before, and his entry was a love letter to … Continue reading

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Good vs. Bad Librarians


Fun video time! This video comes from the awesome people at the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library. This library is known for its fun and experimental approach to advertisement and their embrace of social media. This video is a satirical … Continue reading

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The More You Know


Here’s a nice video promoting a library by showing its resources in a humorous way. I liked how the video showed people checking out a book or video, having a period of time pass, and then show up at the … Continue reading

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Date Stamps as Art


I like the intricate look of the artwork explored in this video. The artist uses rubber date stamps to create paintings of people and things. Another interesting part of his art is that he always uses the current date in … Continue reading

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eBooks for Libraries


The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library with librarian David Lee King and Library Renewal created a grassroots initiative in response to the challenges facing libraries in regards to eBooks. Library Renewal was formed in 2010 as a non-profit organization “to further the … Continue reading

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Elephant and Piggie Performance


Here are two great videos that I found by visiting a library website I admire. The Hoover Public Library is in Alabama. There was a video on their website showing a performance showcasing the characters of Elephant and Piggie by Mo Willams. I … Continue reading

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Smooth Criminal Video


I love watching people do things with passion. Here is a video of two cellists who cover the song “Smooth Criminal” by Michael Jackson. They’ve done a fantastic job with the arrangement, the videography, and the performance. It really sounded … Continue reading

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Fun Friday Video


Here’s a fun video to enjoy. It’s promoting the Fast and the Furious movies as well as Dodge Chargers. I think it’s funny and spot on. Some historical movies drag on too slow for me, and some action would spice … Continue reading

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The Power of Words


The following video has a great message about the power of words. It is a reminder of how important the words we use can be. The correct words can express our love for someone at home, or communicate a winning idea to our boss. It is also important in marketing, as this video shows. Continue reading

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Where Books Go to Live


The following videos are exciting examples of paper craft art that really brings to life the books that they illustrate. The cut outs are so tactile that I can almost feel them. Continue reading

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