Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Librarians as __________: Shapeshifting at the periphery.

Tremendous post by Char Booth from in The Library with the Lead Pipe.Librarians as __________: Shapeshifting at the periphery.If you haven't added in the library to your RSS feed/Google Reader you should, they are pretty awesome.

Libraries bigger than cupcakes?

According to an NPR article, libraries are quickly becoming the new crazy. Once upon a time, there was the rebirth of knitting, then, a surge of ironic t-shirts and tattoos, next, a love of hyper-decorated cupcakes, and now, finally, libraries? Perhaps I have noticed it because I am studying to be a librarian, but libraries are in the public eye more often lately. From protests of impending budget cuts to quirky videos like Mr. New Spice here: libraries are cool (again).
For the full NPR article, click here.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

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Good news for Brooklyn Libraries

Amid much concerned over the proposed $20 million cut in library spending there is some good news. Read the article here.