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Every Last Cuckoo by Kate Maloy

I happened to pick up this book up out of a stack in a local Peddlar’s Mall for one dollar. The cover looked interesting, and it had the American Library Association’s Best Adult Genre Fiction seal of approval on the front. 612 more words

Book Review

In a Virtual World

How school, academic, and public libraries are testing virtual reality in their communities

by Miguel Figeroa, March 1, 2018, first appearing in American Libraries Magazine… 265 more words
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“The Aurora Public Library” by S.M. O’Connor

The Aurora Public Library operates three libraries (a central library and two branches), plus a bookmobile in the satellite city of Aurora, Illinois in the Fox River Valley west of… 6,803 more words

Public Libraries

This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki and Marino Tamaki

Having previously worked for two American librarians, I always associate February and March with the American Library Association awards and now I’m back in the U.K., I love to share these award winners and Honor books with my colleagues. 355 more words


The Changing Face of Information Professionals: A Modern Response to the Librarian 1947 Vocational Guidance Films

I recently viewed a video on Youtube, titled “The Librarian 1947 Vocational Guidance Films.” The introduction to this advertisement film starts off with a series of questions posed to the viewer about their feelings towards books and various types of people. 608 more words


Arts Agencies & Library Services Face Defunding (Again)

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH), and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) are facing defunding under the Trump administration’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2019. 157 more words