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How libraries can connect people with services

Some amazing librarian, Katie Johnson, turned storytime into a way to really help low-income families and children get the help they need–medical help, food, education. This is what I love. This is what I believe. It’s a trope: libraries can … Continue reading

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Are public libraries really a “layer of fat” in city budgets?

I’m fortunate to be surrounded by library supporters. Really. But sometimes it’s easy to forget that there really are such things as non-supporters of the library. GASP! Really? Non-supporters? I ran into one on a friend’s Facebook post about library … Continue reading

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Ice cream in the library!

Maybe we’re thinking about it all wrong when we ban food in the library. Maybe we shouldallow food. Let me explain. My husband and I were eating ice cream cones during one of his meal breaks at his job at … Continue reading

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How to handle controversial subjects on a Facebook page

Ever since I became aware of the fact that HeathCare.gov has a Facebook page a few months ago, I became a fan for two reasons. I want to better understand how the changes will help me and my friends. I … Continue reading

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So, a Hermione walks into a library…

Original. I went into the library to get two books for the Context Book Report. I figured I could look at the two and decide which one to report on. I accidentally came out with 10 times more books than … Continue reading

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What do you think the future of libraries will be?

Here’s the original. I have been pondering this question ever since I finished reading Michael Buckland’s “Redesigning Library Services: A Manifesto.” What kind of improvements could be made on current library services? What new services could be added based on … Continue reading

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I can write about my church, right?

Sunday = church = blogging about church. I’m Catholic–dunno if you could tell or if I ever mentioned it before. I’m not about to go back trawling through my old blog posts to figure out for sure. Recently, Cardinal Francis … Continue reading

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Day 1

I completed Day 1 of my training last night–you can read all about it on my ChicagoNow blog.

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Thesis statement

Head on over to ChicagoNow to see my blog post. I’m making that my more running-centric blog, and this will continue to be my more library-centric blog so I don’t annoy any runners with my library jargon, or librarians with … Continue reading

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