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When you’re a Librarian people tend to think you do one thing…mostly read books, or one of the following:

While I do a little bit of all of those and more, there is one thing people don’t usually think of when considering what Librarians do every day. 459 more words

Allocutio: St. Joseph



In the Legion’s prayers, St. Joseph’s name follows the invocations to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, as he ranks next to them in the Court of Heaven.

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Saints of Travel

Even to those who are not religious it is common to pray for safe travel. Whether praying to a deity or the one true G-d or goddesses or anything in between, we all wish and hope for safe travels. 110 more words


No. 4 Ignorant Mexican Restaurant Patrons

I don’t understand those people who go Mexican restaurants and think it’s a good idea to talk to all the waiters and waitresses in Spanish.  You don’t know where that person is from, who the hell knows if they even speak Spanish? 149 more words


I already expounded on the first principle laid out in the ALA Code of Ethics. I’d like to move along and tackle #3:

We protect each library user’s right to privacy and confidentiality with respect to information sought or received and resources consulted, borrowed, acquired or transmitted.

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Life as a Visual Storyteller—Episode 43—8th November, 2015: The Patronage Business Model

Securing patronage can be a very effective way of supporting yourself as a creative. In its purest form, the patron doesn’t make any demands of you, other than that you keep creating wonderful things. 128 more words

"No, sir, you can't take a picture of my hair."

I can never tell when a conversation will suddenly go strange. I’ve worked in libraries long enough that I’m not surprised by stuff like this anymore. 20 more words