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Dear Vendor, I received your postcard in the mail today, along with all the other vendor stuff that’s coming to me in the week prior to the ALA Annual Conference. I found myself really annoyed by your clinging to the stereotype of librarians as silence addicts. To quote: ‘The Spine Label Printer Librarians Are Raving […]
Andy has a provocative post looking at the numbers in libraries and where ages of the profession are trending. He asks the question of what we think is causing the age gap. I think it’s somewhat propagated by two things: by librarians primarily recruiting people into the profession who are closer to their own age […]
A little shameless celebration of me. I was interviewed during the Knitting in Public day in March for an article in our regional knitting magazine. The article is now available on page 27. Yippee!
I just keep finding new ways to sneak knitting into my day and job description. I’ve added Mom-Knit-Mornings, a child friendly parents knitting group to encourage some of the pre-school moms who have approached me curious about getting an opportunity to knit. It’s a small group thus far, which I’m perfectly okay with. We’re putting […]
A part of being a librarian that I really enjoy is collection development: a.k.a. shopping. Getting to go through reviews and select books, music, audiobooks and finding the occasional DVD that I hop up and down and beg the DVD selector for…it’s fun! And I’m not spending my money. However, with that freedom of not […]