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"You guys should go through and just censor that stuff"

I’ve had to wait to post about this episode because I got so boiling mad about it that I couldn’t even discuss it in sentences. 285 more words


Patron Complaints: Firsthand Experience

So, something happened to me recently that I have heard tell in my many library school classes, but I hadn’t actually had first-hand experience with. Now that I HAVE, I feel as though I am in the position to offer advice, as (in my humble opinion), the interaction went about as ideally as it could have. 759 more words


A portable pilgrimage

Kaavadiya Bhat At RIFF, Jodhpur

Art Of Storytelling


Kojaram is a kaavadiya bhat (storyteller) from the Marwar region of Rajasthan. A select audience watches him with rapt attention as he squats on the ground holding a kaavad (a portable shrine with multiple painted doors that fold into themselves) in his lap, points to the images with a peacock feather, and then begins stories in a definite rhythm.  711 more words

Travel Feature

Five Great Questions I Was Asked As A #Reference #Librarian | BookRiot #libraries #books #reading

Danika’s post that asked how well we would do on the bookseller’s quiz show got me thinking about some of the best questions I was asked when I worked as a reference librarian. 109 more words


To Patreon or Not to Patreon, That is the Question

Within the last 12 months, more and more YouTubers have been using the service Patreon in order to help grow and expand their channels.  I can only speak for those in the video game community, but I have seen YouTubers of all kinds join the service and talk about it on their channels.   1,432 more words

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"Have you always had aspirations to shave a cougar?"

Most of my non-reference conversations at work are strange. If they don’t start that way, they soon go strange.

I work with slightly strange people. All of the librarians—myself included—have a lot of unusual interests. 131 more words