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Libraries Working From Home #LibrariesWFH

At this point, your library should be closed. The American Library Association, The Association of College and Research Libraries, and the Association of Rural and Small Libraries have all issued statements. Staff should not be required to report to work to get paid.  All of us should be getting paid. Some of us are working from home. This morning Rachel Walden suggested to me that this would be a good time to bring back … Continue reading Libraries Working From Home #LibrariesWFH

So Long, Farewell, Good-bye – The End of the Library Day in the Life Project #libday

After careful consideration I am calling an end to the Library Day in the Life Project. When I look back at my original post, which was written on whim, I said If I post about this and get others to do it too, it will allow librarians to share amongst ourselves (our positions are changing so rapidly) and also  to let the public know what we do. So the purpose was … Continue reading So Long, Farewell, Good-bye – The End of the Library Day in the Life Project #libday

Reflecting on Library Day in the Life Round 8 #libday8

Wow! Hard to believe when this all started I could read all the posts by all the bloggers. Now I couldn’t if I wanted to, never mind the tweets. Some numbers from Round 8 of the Library Day in the Life Project, Twitter has made it increasingly hard to get data from Tweets by closing access for services such as WhattheHashTag and TwapperKeeper, so I don’t … Continue reading Reflecting on Library Day in the Life Round 8 #libday8

Sign Up For Library Day in the Life Round 8! #libday8

I can’t believe it but it’s almost time for Round 8 of Library Day in the Life Project! It will run January 30th through February 5th. What is the Library Day in the Life Project? It’s a chance to share your day, or week, with other librarians and hopefully the public at large. It started when I come discovered someone had searched “What’s a librarian’s day like” to … Continue reading Sign Up For Library Day in the Life Round 8! #libday8

Library Day in the Life Round 7 Will Run July 25th through the 31st #libday7

It’s hard to believe but Round 7 of Library Day in the Life Project will run July 25th through the 31st. What is the Library Day in the Life Project? It’s a chance to share your day, or week, with other librarians and hopefully the public at large. It started when I come discovered someone had searched “What’s a librarian’s day like” to find my blog so I wrote a … Continue reading Library Day in the Life Round 7 Will Run July 25th through the 31st #libday7

Library Day in the Life Project In The Guardian #libday6 #echolib

I was thrilled to discover the Library Day in the Life Project was mentioned in a recent article in The Guardian for a couple of reason. First it awesome to see it mentioned in The Guardian! Second, Emma Cragg and Katie Birkwood have written a great article highlighting what it takes to be a librarian today. Beyond books: What It Takes to be a 21st century Librarian: From Connecting … Continue reading Library Day in the Life Project In The Guardian #libday6 #echolib