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From Censorship to X-Rated

“If this nation is to be wise as well as strong, if we are to achieve our destiny, then we need more new ideas for more wise men reading more good books in more public libraries.

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Library Display: Books and Clouds for Teen Read Week 2014

Arts and crafts are fun! We’ve struggled with how best to create displays in our new space. We’ve also had trouble finding the time to do more than a simple sign. 433 more words

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No Room! Move Down! (A Mad Hatter reference)

Captain’s Log… In this week of mid-term mayhem there are few things that need to occur sometimes for my creative process (or at least the writing process) to happen. 345 more words

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Ní hǎo!

I recently signed up for a basic conversational Chinese language course at work only to realize, perhaps a bit too late, that learning an entirely new language is REALLY, REALLY HARD. 380 more words


I am not paid to be a dictionary.

There must have been some memo that went out stating the library staff double as weathermen, the phone-book, and the dictionary.

We get phone calls regularly asking us how to spell a word, what is the weather prediction for the week, and the hours for the local ice cream shop.  240 more words

Diary Of Girlbrarian

I am taking an online course in AutoCAD for work and the tutorial voiceover sounds A LOT like Tina Belcher from Bob’s Burgers.

I find it both wildly hilarious and slightly irritating. 25 more words


The most important place in town

I’m missing public libraries enormously. There were a lot of sensible reasons for moving back to a school library job, but they faded before the end of the first week. 208 more words

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