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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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In With the Old

For many library users, it’s all about the new books. They want the freshest, hottest, burnin’-up-the-best-seller-list titles. We can dig it, and we’re happy to accommodate; we put our new items center stage on our front shelves. 230 more words

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Confession of a Computer "Expert"

As a professional library guy, I’m called upon to provide basic computer help and general low-level tech support on a daily basis. While I’m usually able to solve the problems presented to me by patrons, I’m by no means a computer whiz, genius, or hacker. 159 more words

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Meet Friends of All Types at the Library

You can always find a good companion at the library. A trusty pal to keep you company on long dark, nights. To cradle in your hands. 172 more words

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O Good Books, Where Art Thou?

Earlier this week, an old pal directed me to this incredibly nifty chart on Lifehacker:

For those who don’t have the eye of the hagle (hawk and eagle combined) and are having trouble reading it, … 653 more words

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Friday the 13th: A Laughing Matter

It seems like there has been an unusually high number of Friday the 13ths over the past year and a half. Heck, we just had one last month. 147 more words

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