I am so excited to finally announce I Freaking Love Libraries! This idea has been in the works for over a year. What: A new site to celebrate the awesomeness is that is libraries in all forms. Where: On Tumblr, or Twitter, or Facebook. Get updates delivered via RSS or email Who: Anyone who has something awesome about libraries to share – an image, a … Continue reading New Project! I Freaking Love Libraries!
Erin and I announced Looks Like Library Science open for submission a little over a year ago on February 13th. This project has been so much fun! Thank you to everyone who submitted a photo! If you haven’t submitted a photo – you still can – see instructions at the end. I’ve learned that Tumblr is great for allowing others to submit photos to your site, but … Continue reading Looks Like Library Science After One Year
It has been just over a month since Erin and I launched This is What a Librarian Looks Like. This is a fun, light-hearted, project is a complement to the Library Day in the Life Project with the simple purpose of highlighting librarians with “photos of real librarians in their real lives doing real stuff”. It has been so much fun to see the submissions from all around the … Continue reading What a Librarian Looks Like Passes 450 Submissions & 25 Countries – You Guys Rock!
I’m so excited to announce this new project! As the ultimate compliment to Library Day in the Life we bring you This is What a Librarian Looks Like! What: a site to go beyond the bun and challenge old, outdated librarian stereotypes with photos of real librarians in their real lives doing real stuff 🙂 Who: YOU! The site is up and running and ready for submissions. So find a … Continue reading You’re Invited! – This Is What a Librarian Looks Like
I don’t think this was really meant as a meme but I’m stealing it and using it as such. I came across this list on the Happiness Project blog, and I think its highly appropriate that I create my own list since The Happiness Project would definitely be on it! This was actually a hard list to put together for a couple of reasons, first I … Continue reading 7 Books that Changed the Way I See the World
Love this list from the Harvard Business Review! WE NEED LESS: WE NEED MORE: Information Wisdom Shallow billionaires Passionate teachers Self-promotion Self-awareness Multitasking Control of our attention Inequality Fairness Sugar Lean protein Action Reflection Super sizes Smaller portions Private jets High-speed trains Calculation Passion Experts Learners Blaming Taking responsibility Judgment Discernment Texting Reading Anger Empathy Output Depth Constructive criticism Thank-you notes Possessions Meaning Righteousness Doing … Continue reading 60 Things We Need Less and More Of, What Would You Add?
I just love these! Phil Bradley has used the magic of Paintshop Pro and Photoshop to modify World War I and World War II posters to have a save libraries message. You can see the whole set on Flickr. A couple of weeks ago he put together some very witty save libraries themed bumper stickers, my favorite being Libraries; more precious than the Ring. Libraries; … Continue reading Phil Bradley’s Save Libraries Posters & Bumper Stickers