Monthly Archives: October 2010

Library Newsletter

So you need a way to talk to your patrons, and make sure that you’re talking to everyone of them? Well, here’s your answer, library newsletter! Now a library newsletter doesn’t need to be weekly or even bi-weekly. It can … Continue reading

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Librarian Backup Plan

We all have emergency plans if a flood comes, if a fire starts, if a hurricane/tornado is coming, we all know how to handle those issues when we’re at the library, but what if a librarian calls in sick one … Continue reading

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Extreme Weeding

I know i’ve blogged about weeding before (you can check it out here), but we’ve all had to do it, we’ve all learned how to do it, and it’s time to actually do it! Weeding, my huge downfall as a librarian, … Continue reading

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Magazine Sales!

So, it’s time for your library to renew your magazines, how do they renew them? Well a great way to get magazines for your library and help support the community, is buying them from a Girl Scouts. Around this time … Continue reading

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Children’s Books

We all know that there are many children’s books that a library can own, and there are many that are good and many that aren’t, but there are also books that you look at and they are just so cute! … Continue reading

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100 Best First Lines from Novels

The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new. —Samuel Beckett, Murphy (1938) American Book Review make a top 100 list, of the best first lines from novel. Ranking #1 is Call me Ishmael. —Herman Melville, Moby Dick (1851).  … Continue reading

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Dewey the Small Town Library Cat

  In 2008 a book became famous practically over night, about one frostbitten kitten dropped in the drop box in Spencer, Iowa. It reached negative fifteen degrees the night before, and Dewey Readmore Books, an orange kitten was dropped into the … Continue reading

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