Category Archives: libraries

I Guess I Need the Library After All

As you may recall I wondered about finding a new library for myself once I wasn’t in one everyday.  Since I retired in September, I’ve been in my local library once to pick up a request.  I haven’t been anywhere … Continue reading

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Old Library Tales

I’m really getting these posts in under the wire, aren’t I?   Digging deep into my Pink Notebook, I have some factoids/tales of one of my old libraries for you. The library was across the street from the jail.  Sometimes when … Continue reading

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The Dire Pen and the Library

So much for that musty idea you had about libraries. People not only walk in the door, they lay in wait and stab people with pens. http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2011/06/02/police-woman-stabs-2-outside-bloomington-library/

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The Guardian: Without libraries, we will lose a mark of our civilisation

In an article dated November 28th, 2010 (a small bit of time zone travel) Catherine Bennett talks about the closure of 250 libraries in England. Some libraries are being taken over by volunteers and Friends of Libraries organizations. I can’t … Continue reading

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Finally Somebody Gets Libraries Right

We had a full house again today, busy all day long and it wasn’t kids out of school. Adults packed the computers, study rooms and study tables. We see more and more of this trend. There just aren’t any “quiet” … Continue reading

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