On the Destruction of the OWS Library and The attack on UC Davis students

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about how stoked I was that libraries are sprouting within the Occupy Movement, most notably, the Occupy Wall Street People’s Library. A couple of days ago the People’s Library was  destroyed by NYC police officers at the order of Mayor Bloomberg. NYC police destroyed a public library. Honestly, I don’t […]

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Cool Lighting

I went on a library tour Wednesday of some local libraries and really liked the lighting in the teen room of the Cascade Park library in Vancouver.

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Current Event Wednesday: Journalism?

The Inlander, Spokane’s “trendy” weekly newspaper has published this piece, featuring the Spokane Public Library. Here’s a little snippet if you don’t feel like clicking: It’s 2:15 on a gray, wintry Saturday afternoon and the downtown Spokane Public Library is brimming with hushed activity. Children scamper about as moms and dads quietly search the shelves. […]

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Librarians are hip

I got a kick out of this article in the New York Times. Especially this paragraph: When talk turned to a dance party the group had recently given at a nearby restaurant, their profession became clearer. “Did you try the special drinks?” Sarah Gentile, 29, asked Jennifer Yao, 31, referring to the colorfully named cocktails. […]

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