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10 Libraries in Cambridge

This is a summary of our Spring 2017 Information Skills Programme: Session 7

There are a vast number of libraries in Cambridge – over 100 in fact! 1,381 more words

Information Skills

Update 26/04/17

I woke up this morning in excruciating pain from acid reflux, which lasted until lunchtime despite taking my prescribed meds. This washed me out so much that I had to stay in bed and could not fulfil my plan of going to the library to pick up reserved books. 400 more words


Back in the library saddle..

I’m back from vacation!!! YES. It was wonderful and relaxing and everything that I hoped it would be. 9 whole days away from, well, library patrons. 791 more words

Public Libraries

Genre Lessons: Women's Fiction

I belong to a librarian book club that reads a different genre every month to improve our reader’s advisory skills. The idea is to get us better-acquainted with the types of books we may not normally read. 368 more words


A Hollywood opening

Saturday, April 22, was my first visit to the Hollywood branch [1] of our library system. [2] It was a spectacularly good experience. Already I feel a reluctance to go back to try to experience it all over again because it is really hard to experience something the same way twice.   635 more words

Living My Life

Super Quick Shot: Public Libraries, Public Policies, and Political Processes: Serving and Transforming Communities in Times of Economic and Political Constraint & why I should take notes

It’s been a long time since my last post, mostly due to life barreling forward and me spinning on the insides.

I started out a come back to the site by reading several professional library books. 379 more words

Book Review

Dataset - Call to Cilip & SCL

Following up from my previous post ‘Nothing to Yell About’ it’s become obvious that the Libraries Taskforce is not the vehicle for collecting and distributing data for and about public libraries. 1,202 more words

Public Libraries