Yesterday, Infopeople announced the grand reopening–okay, the notice–of the free (free!) independent online learning series, Affordable Care Act @ Your California Public Library. And no, it wasn’t an April Fools’ Day joke. What the heck? Did we somehow miss the word that the initial enrollment period for the health insurance marketplace closed March 31?
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In the latest episode of In the Library with a Comic Book, Jack and Amanda discuss Recommended Reads:
- Bandette, Volume 1: Presto! by Paul Tobin
- Ms. Marvel, #1 by G. Willow Wilson
- Ultimate Comics Spider-Man by Brian Bendis
They also discuss issues of representation of women and minorities in comics. Lots of good stuff!
There are six more weeks for Californians to enroll in the healthcare insurance marketplace during thisinitial open enrollment period. Now seems a good checkup time for public libraries to evaluate how well we have provided information and technology access to this Affordable Care Act program.
Yesterday I sat down with a colleague who works at a public library where there is a Central Library construction project well underway. In her role as the Emerging Technologies Manager she’s attending both to current community needs and library resources and the steep planning toward features of the new facilities and services on the horizon. She’s been amassing and working with staff around 3D printing equipment, of course.