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The Lure of the Lake District - Steve Goodier

We are fortunate to live close enough to the Lake District that day trips are possible. It is an area I have returned to again and again throughout my life, as a child, doing my Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expedition, with my husband and now with our son. 179 more words

Book Reviews

Love letter to the library

Libraries have always been my favorite places.  They’re always cozy, warm, welcoming, and quiet.  You can’t help but feel smarter when you walk into a library.   421 more words

The Library

It’s ridiculously quiet in here.

I understand that it’s meant to be a library where others are quiet in respect of people studying or concentrating on what they’re reading but all I feel is pressure. 147 more words

I Need Some Space

I recognize that I must sound like a broken record at this point, but unsurprisingly I’ve been struggling with my personal to-do list lately. I’ve blamed stress, my new job, my old job, my impending move later this year, where the moon is in its cycle, etc. 327 more words


Library Assistant - San Francisco, CA

Where: San Francisco, CA

What: Under supervision, the 3610 Library Assistant performs general and varied non-professional library work. The essential functions of this classification include: performing circulation and registration duties; checking and verifying records; receiving and recording payment of fines; providing information to the public; assisting library patrons in a tactful and effective manner; generating reports such as circulation reports, overdue notices, paging lists, clear hold shelf lists, daily cash reports and other related reports; utilizing Integrated Library Systems software to create and access customer accounts and performing tasks such as, library applications processing, verification of application information, fines and fees resolution, library card usage policies and procedures, check/in – check/out of physical and digital materials; assisting with daily library operations, such as opening and closing procedures, completing ADA checklists, drafting desk schedules, etc. 68 more words


*URGENT NEWS* BMJ Learning end of subscription 31st March 2017

There has been no renewal for BMJ Learning due to poor usage across the Thames Valley and Wessex region, and so the subscription will cease on Friday 31st March 2017. 107 more words