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Category Archives: Books
It Was a Very Good Year
Inspired by Bluechickenninja, who was inspired by Perpetual Page-Turner, here’s my list of books read in 2015. I couldn’t begin to take Page-Turner’s survey: it is way too hard, and would take me way too long! But I will say … Continue reading
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What’re You Reading?
I spent last weekend at a Wisconsin lake cabin with five women I went to high school with (yes, a long time ago.) It was beautiful.
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Alive and Making a Difference!
There are those who say libraries are dying.
How’d You Do?
How did you do on this list of 21 Books from the Last 5 Years That Every Woman Should Read?
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It’s July, it’s summer, and it’s hot here in the Midwest. Some say “warm,” but I say hot.
Movies From Books
I’ve been a bit busy again with a variety of things, so today’s post is a borrowed one from Dueling Librarians: 5 Movies That Are Better Than The Books Generally, librarian types are “purists” who prefer the book to the … Continue reading
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The Future of Libraries
I attended a webcast on March 12 on the “Future of Libraries.” Speakers were from a variety of settings: public library, academic library, public library consortium, and an independent library web developer. When we talk about the future of libraries, … Continue reading
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A Novel Idea
A Novel Idea (reposted from American Libraries). Libraries have long . . . provided public forums for book discussion, long before talk-show host Oprah Winfrey renewed interest in book clubs in 1996. . . . In our more modern, connected, … Continue reading
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Speaking of Goals/Resolutions. . .
My last post was about New Year’s resolutions, and personal and organizational goal-setting. And how they may be, to some extent, the same things. Today’s post expands upon that. Today’s post also honors Nelson Mandela, who died last month, as … Continue reading
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Sure, I’ve Read That!
This is a loosely-themed library blog after all! So I have to share this article from Huffington Post: 10 Books People Pretend They’ve Read. Here’s the list: 1. “Nineteen Eighty-Four” by George Orwell 2. “War and Peace” by Leo … Continue reading
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