An awesome thing happened last week – almost simultaneously I got an email from Gale and saw on Stephen’s Lighthouse about the Librarian Superhero Contest. For those of you who don’t know I’m a comic book fan so I just love this idea. Its fun! Some of you may even remember the Superhero’s meme kicked off by Jason that made the rounds a few years ago thanks … Continue reading Librarian Superhero Contest Begins Today! Be Sure To Nominate Your Librarian Superhero
AtYourLibrary, the campaign for America’s Libraries is encouraging library users to take a photo with their library card and post it to the flickr pool* Right now they have 107 entries. We can do better than that! Take your photo upload it to flickr and add it to the pool! Shy? Don’t worry, you don’t have to show your face, this one is one of my … Continue reading Show Your Library Card
Check out this awesome library parody of the Old Spice Commercials from The Harold B. Lee Library Multimedia Unit. I’m seriously impressed with the idea behind and the implementation of this video. And this video from Old Spice in response to my friend Andy Woodworth and others on Twitter. Continue reading Old Spice, New Spice and Libraries
The Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun Get Focused 1. Stop hiding who you are 2. Start being insanely selfish> Be Creative 3. Stop following the rules 4. Start scaring yourself Use Your Wisdom 5. Stop taking it all so damn seriously 6. Start getting rid of the crap Take Action 7. Stop being busy 8. Start something An oldie but a goodie found via The … Continue reading Do You Have Enough Fun in Your Diet?
Anyone who’s worked in a library in any capacity knows patrons leave behind all sorts of things, some strange, some amusing and some that just make you scratch your head and wonder. Brian Herzog of Swiss Army Librarian has created a Flickr group where we can share these little treasures with each other. Similar to Found Magazine, but just for libraries. Go take a look, … Continue reading Library Finds Group on Flickr
The fabulous host of T is for Training, Maurice, has ordered challenged the group to answer these 27 questions with one sentence each. Who am I to ignore an order challenge? 🙂 1. Your One Sentence Bio I’m not that kind of librarian. 2. Do you blog? If yes, how did you come up with your blog name? It’s a reference to Barbara Gordon and … Continue reading T is for Training Meme
cuz its Friday and its funny. Continue reading Video – Do you suffer from information overload?