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Grateful Haiku


People to see and Assignments to accomplish Grateful for my job. Special projects teach Workplace culture to new staff Job’s microcosm. County Fair begins Soon; Library featured there. T-shirts, stools, and shifts. End of busy week- No meetings or service … Continue reading

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Week of Haiku


Teacher whoops with glee. Zumba does not make me smile; Trying not to trip. Meeting friends to talk – anecdotes of their toddlers, Sometimes even books! 🙂 Writing new contracts for artists at library; See them in the fall! Did … Continue reading

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Uncertain Haiku


Meows and hisses Voice redirected anger; Cat purrs on my lap. Budgeting unsure, Cause months of uncertainty; Job is on the line. Think about future; Professional courtesy Masks anxiety.

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Anatomy of a Librarian


I like the description of right brain vs. left brain activities interesting and accurate. The breakdown of ages and gender is also interesting. I love info graphics! It marries my right and left brain activity together.

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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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Preparing to Take a Vacation


Don’t feel guilty. No matter what the modern work ethos is, everyone deserves a vacation now and again. Even you. Continue reading

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Cosmetic Changes to the WPLC eBook Website


The Wisconsin Public Library Consortium’s Digital Library updated their website this past week. Several patrons have already contacted the library confused over the differences. I’m happy to say that the changes are just cosmetic.

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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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Haiku with Sneezes


I’m happy that it’s the weekend soon. I’ve been struggling with a cold. I’m looking forward to relaxing on Sunday and Memorial Day. Otherwise, it’s been a good week. I was able to hang out with friends on Monday for … Continue reading

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