Tag Archives: Blogging101

A Wall is Just a Wall

Today’s Blogging 101 assignment: “Publish a post based on your own, personalized take on a blogging prompt.” What? Huh? What’s a blogging prompt? Apparently, just a question someone asks, that you then use to “prompt” you, to inspire you, to … Continue reading

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Presenting. . . ME!

One thing we do a lot of in libraries is presentations. To our staff, to our board, to our patrons, at conferences, and so on. That’s why these two articles from Harvard Business Review may come in handy.  Some, or … Continue reading

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Praise is Not Enough

There is an article, In Praise of Libraries (The Rotarian Magazine, March 2015), that is getting a lot of buzz in library circles.  Even if you aren’t in the library world, you should read it.  It’s a hymn of praise, … Continue reading

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Why “A Life in Libraries?”

Today’s assignment is to edit my blog’s title and tagline. But I’m not going to, because I “sort of” took the Blogging 101 course last year, and I changed my title and tagline then.  I thought about them again today … Continue reading

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Why Am I Here?

I’m a retired librarian who has worked in public and academic library settings in Wisconsin and Minnesota. I’ve been blogging here since 2012, almost three years. I started this blog because I had recently retired, but because I had done … Continue reading

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