Category Archives: Library

Meetings Everywhere

My role at work is always evolving – and part of that is a re-evaluation of the balance between frontline and admin work, and involvement in more strategic working groups. Sometimes this means being a bit canny with how I … Continue reading

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Introspective Mood

I don’t know about anyone else, but trying to come up with a title to a blog entry and sticking to it is harder than it looks – my brain wants to fire off in all sorts of directions at … Continue reading

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Displays Everywhere

As it’s a new month, I’ve rotated round to another library in the area, and brought the buzzing excitement from reopening the previous one with me. That’s manifested today in directing and encouraging staff to take ownership and control of … Continue reading

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Library Refit Shenanigans

One of the libraries that I manage is having a much-delayed refit and redecoration this month. As a result my working days have been a little more varied this month. If I haven’t been scurrying from place to place sorting … Continue reading

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Back To Work

Adjusting back to working after three weeks off has been made slightly easier by the fact that my scheduled work place is closed for renovations this month. I’m not overseeing any of the actual decoration or remedial work, but I … Continue reading

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Odd Questions

One of the things that simultaneously delights and bemuses me about library work is the sheer scope of questions that my colleagues and I get asked in any given day. Most, admittedly, are around whether we have the latest blockbuster … Continue reading

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Best Resistance Ever

Every now and then, while working with the public, I get to see and hear the most wonderful conversations and interactions. It can make or break my days sometimes, but this week I heard something that has continued to put … Continue reading

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