Tag Archives: libraries

Focus on the story

I recently saw a public library’s slogan on twitter. It said something to the effect of “Forget Google, come to us!” I totally understand the sentiment they are trying to convey…the thing every librarian feels, pretty much. Librarians are more … Continue reading

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The Censor’s Library

“Kids are living stories every day that we wouldn’t let them read.” –Josh Westbrook I am reminded of this quote due to the recent back-to-school book banning articles that have cropped up everywhere recently, it seems. Even my local rag … Continue reading

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Has the library gotten “cold”?

Last night, my mother and I were headed to go on a group run. On the way, I had her stop at my library branch so I could drop off the huge stack of books that my son and I … Continue reading

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Notes on relevance, struggles, and the library

The recent LA Times article, Libraries reinvent themselves as they struggle to remain relevant in the digital age, as well as Michael Gorman’s much-discussed comments – specifically, “If you want to have game rooms and pingpong tables and God knows … Continue reading

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