Tag Archives: Public libraries

“This Won’t Hurt a Bit!”

As a (mostly retired) librarian, it troubles me that an article about library anxiety among college students has been getting quite a bit of play lately (at least in the library-related blogs and sites I follow).

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Library of the Year: Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

Congratulations to Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library (KS), 2016 Gale/LJ Library of the Year. “The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library (TSCPL), KS, is engaged in every discussion in its community. In fact, it is usually leading them. The … Continue reading

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Lifelong Learners

According to an April report from the Pew Research Center: “Most Americans believe libraries do a decent job of serving the education and learning needs of their communities and their own families.”

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Writer’s Block

Can’t think of a darn thing to write about today. So I’m just sharing this photo from a road trip of area libraries. You’ll see it again someday in an upcoming “Library Photo of the Month.”  

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What Can We Do?

My heart is heavy.

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Library Photo of the Month–July 2016

This gallery contains 5 photos.

This month’s library is the Morrill Memorial Library in Norwood, MA.

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Adam Sandler Didn’t Have Ebola

There is so much misinformation on the web, and there are so many imperfect ways of finding information, and don’t get me started on what can happen when a reputable site is hacked! (That’s what happened with the Sandler and … Continue reading

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Library Photo of the Month–December 2015

Every September (well, almost every September), I spend a long weekend with other library-type women in Door County, a beautiful, magical place in Wisconsin.      

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Financial Wellness

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When Will We Ever Learn?

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