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Library Lover on a Mission

Many people enter the library on a mission. The missions vary greatly in importance and urgency, from lounging with the newspaper, to tracking down the all-important next volume of a TV show that will keep a binge watching sesh rolling, to printing a boarding pass, to making a restroom visit before disaster strikes. 256 more words

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Self-Publishing With a Capital SELF

Earlier this week, the library was fortunate enough to have Billy Huckaby, owner of the Fort Worth-based Wild Horse Media Group, speak about publishing at our… 420 more words

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Do Not Compute? Come to the Library

I’ve been using Microsoft Word in some capacity for around 16 years now. I was introduced to it in my middle school’s computer lab, along with Oregon Trail, Number Muncher, and Spellevator. 355 more words

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Like Chuck Norris, A Librarian is Never Off Duty

While “on duty” as a librarian, I get asked a lot of questions. Some of them are super easy (“Where is the restroom?”), and some of them are real toughies (“What are the names of all the planes Vernon Castle flew?”). 187 more words

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Book-to-Movie: The Golden Compass

This week, we have a guest post from Christina W., a library patron and BARC participant. In order to fulfill the requirements of the book/movie comparison BARC task, Christina has written her thoughts on the film “ 501 more words

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How Not to Provide Library Service

As if I don’t spend enough time in libraries already, sometimes I visit them when I’m off duty, which may seem excessive. When something is as fabulous as the library, however, you don’t stay away simply because you’re off the clock. 690 more words

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A Poetic Thanks to Library Volunteers

Tomorrow is one of the best days on the library calendar: our annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. Because it’s National Poetry Month, I thought it would be fun to commemorate the occasion haiku style. 91 more words

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