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So Long, Farewell

For many reasons, I’ve decided the time has come to discontinue the A Life in Libraries blog.  Please continue to use, and support libraries, of all types. Thank you for spending time with me the last few years.

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Communication is Hard

We all do it every day, so it should be easy. But it’s hard. Or, perhaps I should say, it’s hard to do it well.   15 Ways to Talk so People Will Listen can help.

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Library Photo of the Month–August 2017

The public library in Monticello, WI is a remodeled funeral home. Drop by sometime, won’t you?   Monticello Public Library Village of Monticello

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Find Your Own Way

Some things that many people say libraries/librarians “should” do may be hold-overs from an earlier time. Others may be things that work in one library/community, but not in another. So you don’t always need to listen when someone tells you … Continue reading

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Heat Relief

Well, it’s July and I just thought I’d remind you once again that your local library is a place you can cool off. Also, a place you can relax, have fun, read, attend interesting programs, etc. That is all.

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No new posts this week. We are taking some much needed time away in beautiful Door County Wisconsin. See you next week.

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96 Years

Last week close friends and family gathered to help my mom celebrate her 96th birthday. I’ll get back to blogging about libraries and management soon. But this event is worth taking a little break.

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No Words

On April 10 we said goodbye forever to our beautiful girl. She is no longer in pain. I have no more words.

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Dog Love

In a slight departure from the theme of libraries, management, and self-improvement, today’s post is about our precious dog, Afton.

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Library Love

Some library love for today: I Love Libraries (from ALA) Top 10 Love Stories in Libraries (from OCLC) Real Library Love Stories (from ALA) Love in the Library (Jimmy Buffett/video)

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