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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - L Frank Baum

Those of you who have been following my blog for a while know that “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” holds a special place in my heart! 132 more words

Books

Boston Public Library.

Appreciating art, thoughts, and the magical worlds of several writers.

Five Memorable Television Libraries

Television, like a magic carpet, transports us to many amazing places. Some of my favorites feature bookstores. Some are fanciful; some are mundane, but they all created a thirst for adventure and sparked my imagination. 464 more words

Libraries

Biblioteca Palafoxiana by olemsteffensen

The Biblioteca Palafoxiana in Puebla, Mexico, was the first public library in colonial Mexico founded by the bishop Juan de Palafox y Mendoza. The library is by some sources mentioned as the first in all of the Americas. 24 more words

Travel

Reading to Wolfgang

Students in grades K-3rd or anyone needing practice with their reading are invited to read to Wolfgang. He will be at the library on Wednesday, May 27… 17 more words

Library

The Wild Librarian Makes a Decision

It’s been thirty working days since I started my new job as a General Reference Librarian after working for fifteen years as a Specialist Librarian. My probationary period is over—time flies when you’re scrambling–and last week, the supervisor in charge of my training e-mailed me to set up an appointment for my evaluation. 414 more words

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The Mechanical: A Book Review

Bibliography:
Tregillis, Ian. The Mechanical. 2015. New York. Orbit.
ISBN 9780316248006.

Plot:
The Mechanical is an alternate history, fantasy, and science fiction novel that explores the ideas of humanity, free will, and religious conflict with a compelling and brutal story.  1,363 more words

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