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Teen Advisory Group

One of my co-workers recently asked me to take over the Teen Advisory Group at our library. They weren’t getting anyone and she would rather focus on the computer classes she was teaching. 256 more words

Rescued Books & Book Sale Treasures

by Annette Fisher, Information Literacy Librarian

Think for a moment:

What book(s) would I take with me if I only had five minutes to evacuate my surroundings or home? 307 more words


Am I ready for the researcher of the future?

Well…am I? To answer this question I went along to an all-day seminar run by ALPSP whose name kept on being mentioned as if they were also a well known mountain range which was very confusing. 2,459 more words


Death of Barnstaple's Grand Old Man - Thomas Wainwright

100 years ago today the local newspapers published the news of the death of perhaps the most well-known Librarians of the North Devon Athenaeum, Thomas Wainwright. 731 more words

Letter to A "Radical White Librarian"

Dear Ms. Darby,

As you know, out in rural America, there is nothing but vast acres of grass and trees, small antique shops, cows, heroine addicts and their children, Confederate flags, trucks, poor white racist, rich white racist, the rare white liberal, the even rarer white radical and the occasional patch of blackness: a patch that I occupied. 1,619 more words

The Open Journal

Calling All MLA 2017 Attendees!

Imagine walking into the lobby of a five-star hotel with sumptuous furnishings, fine dining and stylish bars. Now transport this hotel onto Alaska’s Inside Passage and you have the June 2nd, 2017 sailing of the… 4,133 more words