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Technology & libraries & children... oh dear?

I am not a librarian catering to babies and small children.  However, I am a mother of a young child and deeply supportive of / interested in / engaged with libraries, so when a mother-friend asked me a question yesterday about children, libraries, and technology, I  1,178 more words

Libraries & Archives

Presentation on Library Makerspaces at the University of Illinois

On April 16, 2015, I did a brief presentation of my research that I have conducted in my independent study on Library Makerspaces. This presentation was part of the… 21 more words

April Book Haul

Most of the books I picked up this month were from the Stow Library Book Sale.  I went the first day it opened and got eight books for $9.30! 274 more words


A degree is nothing without the experience

The idea for going to school to get my Master’s in Library and Information Science started when I was working as a Page for the library. 444 more words

Job Experience

Improbable Libraries by Alex Johnson

Journalist Alex Johnson, son of two librarians, has just published an entertaining new book highlighting a variety of unusual libraries around the world. Improbable Libraries: A Visual Journey of the World’s Most Unusual Libraries… 354 more words

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Purchase vs. Borrow: The Commitment Factor

Sometime in late 2014, I came across Anthony Doerr’s novel All the Light We Cannot See at the library. I had heard of the book, had heard it praised, and the premise seemed interesting. 312 more words


The Papatoetoe Library and Youthline Display for ANZAC Day

Eileen walked with us out of the RSA Building and around the front to see the wreathes which had been laid in front of a mural showing all the different colours of medal ribbons. 199 more words

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