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10 Subscription Boxes for Librarians | CCGC in Libraries

I absolutely love subscription boxes. They’re like Christmas every month, and if you choose a good one, you’ll always be excited to see that box on your doorstep. 24 more words

Librarianship

One Book San Diego 2015 announced

The selection for One Book San Diego 2015 has been announced.  You can read about it here:

http://www.kpbs.org/news/2015/may/13/2015-one-book-one-san-diego-pick-announced/

And you can buy the book here through my Amazon Associates account:

The Shadow of the Wind

Books

Driving Mobile Libraries Away

Sadly last weekend, Hertfordshire County Council decided from 31st Oct 2015 they will cease running its mobile library service currently operating in and around its many towns and rural areas. 727 more words

Children's Books

Wendy Queen appointed as the new Project MUSE Director

By Elizabeth Brown, Project MUSE staff

Cheers were heard when this announcement appeared last week on MUSE Commons, the Project MUSE blog.  Congratulations or our friend and colleague, Wendy Queen! 334 more words

Adventures in Weeding

Weeding is the act of removing books that are old, in poor condition, rarely borrowed, etc. from a library’s condition. It is a necessary project that allows us to have a nicer, more relevant collection that fits in the available space. 51 more words

Books

All Played Out, by Cora Carmack

Grade: B

Doing it at: 63%

Catnip: Girl Genius; Virgin; Football; Rusk University; Friday Night Lights; Dual Narrative; Libraries

Shame Scale: Almost zero, Cora Carmack’s new adults are sweet and have real plots and you only have to worry a little about the advanced reader in your house looking over your shoulder… 1,400 more words

Dual Narrative