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Date Stamps as Art


I like the intricate look of the artwork explored in this video. The artist uses rubber date stamps to create paintings of people and things. Another interesting part of his art is that he always uses the current date in … Continue reading

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RA for Hipsters


Have you read something before it was even popular? You might be a hipster, or at least may find some new books to enjoy on this infographic.

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Adults Reading YA Lit


YA books are gaining widespread readership among more than just teens. More often than not, it is an adult looking for the latest “Ranger’s Apprentice” book or “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins. What is YA Lit? Why is it … Continue reading

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Refresher on Dewey Decimal System


Because of the scheduled computer down time last week, I had some time to reflect on how dependent I am upon computers, even for something as simple as figuring out where a book is in the nonfiction section. Sure, I … Continue reading

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Quirks in eBook Lending


You’ve probably asked this same question: “Why isn’t the book I want available as an ebook from my library?” or a variation of that question might be “Why can’t I download this book wirelessly, especially since I’m able to do … Continue reading

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Programming Ideas & Where to Find Them


Programming refers to organizing events and displays in or through the library to benefit the larger community. Programming should directly support the official library mission statement. For example: The Public Library connects all people to their community and the world … Continue reading

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Short Week Haiku


Worked on Saturday Still get a two day weekend. Off on Friday too. Two full carts of books In drop box over weekend Catching up is hard. I stayed up too late Waking up is hard to do; Late to … Continue reading

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Monday Haiku


Since I didn’t post any haiku on Friday, I thought I’d do this week backwards. here are some haiku about my last week at work and with family. Continue reading

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Busy Haiku


Driving to Cities; two hours isn’t that long for great time with friends. Should I have bought it? Do I need another one? Buyers remorse sucks. Late nights spent reading make waking up on time hard. Damn those awesome books! … Continue reading

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Money Talks : Use Your Library


This video is a good example of forging partnerships that advance mutual causes; in this case, the Money Talks New website wants to help save its clients money, and the public library wants people to use its services. Continue reading

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