I downloaded an app called TimeLapse and had lots of fun with it yesterday. I am going to make one for story time too.Read More a time-lapse video of me on the circulation desk yesterday
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 […]Read More On the Destruction of the OWS Library and The attack on UC Davis students
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.Read More Cool Lighting
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. […]Read More Current Event Wednesday: Journalism?
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. […]Read More Librarians are hip