Posts Tagged ‘community building’

Last week was National Library Week in the U.S. I’m coming to it late* but as far as I’m concerned, most weeks should involve a library:) Why, you may ask? So many reasons! And for those of us North of the Border, stay tuned because October is Canadian Library Month!

Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future.
— Ray Bradbury



* I blame a hectic work schedule but mostly the glorious backlog of library books on my shelves, just waiting to be read:)

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Here’s a fun article at Modcloth about an independent librarian, cultural historian, community builder and all-around book maven:

Best Job Ever: Renegade Librarian Megan Prelinger

The Prelinger Library is located in San Francisco and is open on Wednesdays, but much of the collection is also available online.

I just asked the question,  ‘What would an alternative research library look like? And, what would research look like if it was as much fun as going out on a field trip?’

That sounds like my kind of library.

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