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Every year, a career day is held at my high school. This year, I was again invited back to speak to the students about their career options.
Posted June 2, 2010 | Comments: 0
“Checking in the Books,” a snapshot from Scera Park Elementary School in Orem, Utah.
"Snapshot Days are spreading like wildfire!” exclaims Marci Merola, director of ALA’s Office for Library Advocacy. “You know you have a great idea when in just a matter of months and with a minimal push from ALA half the country gets involved.
Posted June 1, 2010 | Comments: 0
picture of woman in front of water
As we head into the long Memorial Day weekend, I’m reminded of what it is about this time of year that I so love. For me, its beauty is in its simple pleasures.
Posted May 28, 2010 | Comments: 0
green roof, Milwaukee Public Library
Though I’ve always resided in the Chicago area, I frequented Milwaukee when I was young as my aunt and uncle lived there.
Posted May 26, 2010 | Comments: 0
Come join us at I Love Libraries on Facebook to share your love of libraries with articles and your own stories, to make friends, to meet colleagues, and to add your voice to the worldwide support of libraries!
Posted May 21, 2010 | Comments: 0
Come join us at I Love Libraries on Facebook to share your love of libraries with articles and your own stories, to make friends, to meet colleagues, and to add your voice to the worldwide support of libraries!
Posted May 21, 2010 | Comments: 0
Suggestion box cartoon. Used with permission by Jen Jurden & Jurdy
Long ago, l lost the “know-it-all” attitude of my youth in favor of an appreciation for backseat drivers—individuals who, while not controlling a vehicle, want to “tutor” the driver.
Posted May 21, 2010 | Comments: 0
ALA Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels annnounced that ALA has officially launched ALA Online Learning, a new section of the ALA website showcasing all web-based professional development opportunities across the Association. 
Posted May 19, 2010 | Comments: 0
ALA Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels today announced the official launch of ALA Online Learning, a new section of the ALA website showcasing all web-based professional development opportunities across the Association.
Posted May 18, 2010 | Comments: 0
suggestion box
Last week, I blogged about a $4.5 million dollar library renovation. Let’s face it, nice money if you can get it, but…
Posted May 18, 2010 | Comments: 0