Here are my latest discoveries.
Looking for something to read? This nifty website will come up with some suggestions for you. http://bookseer.com/ I love the olde-timey interface. The first several times I used it, the salutation was, "Oh Great Magician! I've just finished reading..." so I assumed that was the default, but it looks like there are various greetings you can cycle through. Really, it just pulls up a list generated from amazon.com and librarything.com, but still, points for style. Points for style!
Los Angeles Public Library already has a Series and Sequels database, of course. It's ultra-handy when patrons want to know which book comes next. But, I think the Kent District Library in Michigan may have one-upped us. They have a very similar feature on their website, which is easier to find, has a sleeker UI, and also includes (very important!) children's and teen fiction, which sadly, our database does not. Finally, our database was last updated in... 2004, I think, and Kent's looks more up-to-date.
And finally, someone on one of my listservs recently pointed me to this video:
I still claim to be deliriously unmusical, but I think that was pretty impressive!