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Librarian is Still My Occupation – Another Epilogue

When most people think of the People’s Library (from Occupy Wall Street) the image they conjure up is of the library in its heyday: those two months in the Fall of 2011 when the library (OWSL) was in Zuccotti Park. 1,216 more words


Stuffed Animal Sleepover!

This is the most adorable thing I’ve ever seen. It’s this kind of awesomeness that can set a library apart!

This is exactly the kind of outreach and programming that may, on first view, seem to be a lot of work for minimal pay off. 125 more words


Time to Stand Up for Libraries!


Now’s the time to stand up for libraries With all that’s happened in Washington in the past year—threats to eliminate the federal agency that administers funding to libraries, legislation to…

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And the Old Demon Returns...

A few days ago I posted about a potential job opportunity across the country that, while not in an area I particularly like, would have been a wonderful professional opportunity I felt I couldn’t pass up. 1,110 more words


Win an Elected Office in a Library Professional Organization: APALA Member-at-Large, 2014-2016

I am no Tracy Flick. Let’s get that out right now. I am not after supreme world domination. I don’t do what I do because I want to be the best (but I won’t turn down an offer to be better, though). 485 more words


What IS the State of America's Libraries?

My first impression of ALA’s Report was just another rehash of Pew’s survey information. ALA releases 2014 State of America’s Libraries Report is that rehash, but it also masks ALA’s misguided concept for the future of librarianship. 1,090 more words