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WBN14 & Sign the Declaration for the Right to Libraries

Today, April 23, marks the 3rd year of WBN-USA‘s annual book-giving campaign. It is also designated by UNESCO as World Book and Copyright Day… 674 more words

Advocacy

Collection Development - know your users

I have been shocked recently with the trend of school librarians seeking opinions about books and regularly asking for others opinions on books they are thinking of buying for their libraries on listserv and on social media.   676 more words

Reading

The Girl with the Dragon (Icing) Tattoo: An Edible Book Overview

I entered the Edible Book festival at my university.  Granted, I didn’t actually enter the fest until my entry was almost all the way done… 2 days before the contest.  636 more words

Librarianship

OLA Day 2: Assessment and UX and Online Identity, Oh My!

Last week, I had the tremendous pleasure of attending the 2014 Oregon Library Association annual conference in Salem. The three-day conference included keynote speakers, multiple sessions to choose from, exhibits, showcases, and plenty of opportunity for socializing at receptions and meals. 1,261 more words

Librarianship

OLA Day 1: Book Repair Workshop

Last week, I had the tremendous pleasure of attending the 2014 Oregon Library Association annual conference in Salem. The three-day conference included keynote speakers, multiple sessions to choose from, exhibits, showcases, and plenty of opportunity for socializing at receptions and meals. 476 more words

Librarianship

Thank You for Wierdness: Teen Programming at the Muhlenberg Community Library

Thank You for Wierdness:
Teen Programming at the Muhlenberg Community Library

I’m so pleased to announce that I’m finished with the documentary I’ve been working on for a year about teen programming in public libraries. 131 more words

Easter Blog revival

I abandoned this blog last February, leaving the draft of a very bitter post about my then experience of trying to find a job after finishing my librarianship MA. 615 more words

Professional Development