Boy, Can She Think on Her Feet!

Librarians are really smart people, and reference librarians are some of the smartest.:-) But sometimes, they have to be not only smart, but quick. As in witty. As you’ll see in this chat reference transcript of a question asked by “Mrs. Bieber.”

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Sorry, I Don’t Have Time!

So, in libraries, as you probably know by now, we don’t just sit around and read books.:-) Sometimes, in fact, directors and staff are really busy with one project or another.

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I’ll be Back. . . .

I am currently drowning in a sea of my students’ final projects.

Piles of paper

Piles of paper

But, I’ll be back after I come up for air. Final grades are due Friday.

 

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It’s Not Either/Or

Libraries don’t have to (and shouldn’t) choose between being a library or a “makerspace.” They are both!

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It’s Mother’s Day Again

In keeping with the holiday, and the theme of this blog, I thought I’d share 21 Mother’s Day Gifts for Moms Who Love to Read (BuzzFeed).  Books Continue reading

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Cancel that Meeting!

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Library Photo of the Month–May 2016

Schumacher Library, Olbrich Gardens  Courtesy of Ben Miller, The Jockey Box http://thejockeybox.com/

Schumacher Library, Olbrich Gardens
Courtesy of Ben Miller, The Jockey Box http://thejockeybox.com/

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Don’t Bury the Lead!

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Why not?

“Search, click and you have your book in hand in a day or two.”

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“That’ll Never Work!”

Negativity is not a good thing.

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