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The "Library Shelf"

BiblioBoyfriend and I recently broke down and bought a new bookshelf. We’d moved into our small apartment with one bookcase apiece and were each trying valiantly to keep our book collection small enough to fit. 346 more words

George Fergusons cuts to Bristol Libraries

On 14th April, around 30 Bristol residents gathered at the YHA to find out more about how the £83 million of cuts to public services proposed by Bristols Mayor will effect the cities library services and to plan a response. 719 more words


National Library Week: Adult Programing

This is the second post for National Library Week. If you missed the first one, check it out. 

On Monday I shared some of the children’s programing going on at our library. 1,050 more words


The Orphan

Author: Albert Camus
Date: 1957
Publisher: Vintage Books
Length: 147 pages
Size: 8-½”x5”

What begins as an interesting examination of how individuals construct themselves out of the building blocks of their environment descends into what is obviously an old man’s complaining anecdotes about his friends and neighbours. Unfortunate.

Rating: ✍(¬‿¬)


Ticked and crossed

I used to hate libraries till I realised I was too poor to own all the books in the world. Poverty with raging curiosity, the urge for literary caffeine can make one succumb to books littered with doodles. 98 more words

Distance Learning - Masters in Library and Information Studies

My colleague Ruth has kindly offered to share her experience of distance learning. She is currently studying for the Masters in Library and Information Studies. This course is available through… 249 more words

Job Opportunity: Project Worker for Gloucestershire

The Reader Organisation can announce a new job opportunity for a Project Worker for Gloucestershire.

  • Hours: 14 hours per week
  • Duration: 12 month contract
  • Location: …
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