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A Different Kind of Conference: ATALM 2017

It’s conference season in the museum world right now, and I’m privileged to be able to attend several this fall, including the American Association for State and Local History… 622 more words


25 of the Most Majestic Libraries in the World

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
– Jorge Luis Borges

While they’re losing ground to the modern e-book and audio book industries, libraries once were the central hubs of human intellectual progress. 86 more words


to library or not to library | discussion

I, personally, am a huge fan of libraries. I’m even considering librarianship as a career! I don’t know how many hours I’ve spent at the library, browsing shelves and studying. 553 more words

Bookish Things

Back to the Reference Library

While I hardly went to the Reference Library at all during the past 10 years, I’ve been there about once a week now for various reasons. 982 more words


This Week in Ontario Edublogs

Another week comes to an end and offers an opportunity for me to share some of the great reading that I encountered this past while from… 1,281 more words


Words Have Power

Libraries, booksellers, publishers, schools, writers’ groups, and other organizations in North America are gearing up to mark Banned Books Week 2017, which runs from September 24 to the 30th. 171 more words


YA Book Club

I’ve been a part of a lot of YA book clubs over the years, but over the last few year I’ve lost touch with them (Well except for work but that doesn’t count!) For me personally I wanted to get back on the bandwagon and give one ago. 426 more words

Young Adult