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Summer Jams

Before I left the library, I had one final display — Summer Jams. I think this was the least-interesting and picked-over display of the summer, and I don’t really blame the patrons. 18 more words

In The Field

Guild of the Brick - September 13, 2014

Behold the masterpieces!

Next guild meeting is October 11th. See you there!

Legos

Optimism From Otherwise Uncorrelated Data

Typically, I avoid trying to group ideas together when there’s no observed link between them. “Correlation is not causation.” There have been several new studies, though, that make me VERY optimistic about the future. 325 more words

Talking

how we talk about millennials: the good, the bad, and the empty

It turns out millennials are smart! Well, maybe.

Last week, Pew Research published their findings on millennials and their relationship with libraries and books and such. 1,235 more words

Legalised banditry at Liverpool Universities


Not satisfied with snaffling £9,000 a year in tuition fees, Liverpool University and Liverpool John Moores University have between them trousered a staggering £554,701 in library fines, in just two years. 63 more words

Things to read

If you ever have a bunch of time on your hands, I recommend going down the rabbit hole of The Paris Review blog, and… 237 more words

Books