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i'm not even supposed to be here today

so far i’ve had to deal with: one receipt printer not working, an employee who’s running late, a giant bug under my desk, and a scary man banging on the doors to get in. 22 more words

Blind Date With a Book - Tips and Tricks

Still looking for a Valentines Day display? It’s not too late to put together a Blind Date With a Book display! I’ve seen variations of this display, and absolutely love the effect. 853 more words

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Panda Awards

Discovered a very cool thing when I started here and joined the Beijing Librarians Network: the Panda Book a Awards. Librarians from international schools all over China nominate recently published works in 4 categories: younger, middle, older & mature readers. 175 more words


The Role of a Contemporary Public Librarian Might Not Be As Simple As You Think

For the past year I’ve been surrounded by library school students. Not only were these people who adored libraries, but they were people who were planning to dedicate their lives to making sure libraries continue to thrive, evolve, and meet the needs of their communities. 1,331 more words

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Let's play a game... of what's sitting on my shelf?

So this post was meant to be a recap of the newest Madam Secretary episode but as I finished watching it I realized that that wasn’t really what I wanted to write about. 722 more words


In Vino Veritas

It’s the 28th of December on a Sunday. School doesn’t start until the 4th of January (Christmas/New Year holidays) but I’m forcing myself to go to the library in the morning now. 163 more words

Friday was my day!

So Friday turned out to be a very good day for me for two reasons;

a) Our house evaluation passed and therefore our loan was approved which means that next year our house will start being built woohoo. 328 more words

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