I got a credit on librarian.net for my contribution. Have I mentioned that Jessamyn rocks?
Can’t figure out what to put on your summer reading list? Take a look at this resource
. If you’re in the UK, it will direct you to the closest public library with that book, but even if you’re not in the UK, it’s still a good place to get you started.
There is a one-man play with a plot that centers on the mysterious return of 113 years overdue book. It sounds very interesting. If anyone in the Washington D.C. area goes to see it, please let me know what you think of it.
The new director of the Minneapolis Public Library system is a lawyer (not a librarian), formerly the commissioner of housing, a lesbian, and she refused to take a higher salary than that of the public safety chiefs. You go girl!
Turns out that the “FBI Agent” that came looking for Merv’s records in this week’s Overdue is really his father.
Isn’t weather (in general) rather amazing? I am always reminded of how awesome nature is when She gets my attention.
It is both sad and ironic that the New Rochelle Public Library may lose all city funding and be forced to close
. It’s sad because without public libraries, cities lose out on places of learning. It’s ironic because New Rochelle Public Library is in the Westchester Library System, under the direction of ALA President Mitch Freedman.
I rarely watch TV anymore, but when I do, it’s usually because Trading Spaces is on. Most of the time, I’m listening to public radio, whether I’m at home or in the car. So, you can imagine my surprise and delight when I heard this on the radio last night.
Jessamyn West has been elected to ALA Council! Yippee! (I voted for her – did you?)
Get your fascist ice cream here. [thanks aw]