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Homelessness, mental illness, and the library

This crossed my desktop the other day:

http://news.msn.com/in-depth/us-libraries-become-front-line-in-fight-against-homelessness

I know mental illness is a large issue with the homeless – at least one third have a serious mental illness, say the estimates that I could fine.  555 more words

Mental Illness

Very Successful Prairie Pasture Tour

Thanks to Trevor Herriot for leading a stimulating and informative tour through a prairie pasture on July 9th where participants found moving numbers of birds and native grass and plant species. 138 more words

Ecology

To the Patron that just called me...

To the patron that just called me,

Yes we are closed this weekend. Yes I am certain.

No I am not giving you the number of the “most superior librarian” in the main library. 189 more words

Archivist

A Brief Aside

So, this has nothing to do with my writing, but I feel the need to address something:

I just read an article written by a bar tender all about his pet peeves, and he brought up something that I’ve read a number of waiters and waitresses write about in the past:  Tipping.   412 more words

Teens online and grownups in the library

Just a quick note to say that I’m currently reading It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens and I’m not even done and I can already recommend it to everyone! 338 more words

Libraries

What is the Divine World?

Definition of the word ….Divine

a. Having the nature of or being a deity.
b. Of, relating to, emanating from, or being the expression of a deity. 1,071 more words

Year And A Day Course

The Reluctant Daughter of Chaos

Sometimes my problem with energy work is that I really can’t see where I’m being led, and that’s a really hard thing for me. Terrible things have happened to me because I was led blindly, and it’s been hard for me to regain that trust back. 300 more words