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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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Blargh

Its been a bit of a week – mostly just non-stop at the library – and I’m exhausted both mentally and physically. We’re in the middle of the Summer Reading Challenge, which encourages children to read six books over the … Continue reading

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Short Story: Slumbering Knowledge

Shelf upon shelf of books lay slumbering in the candle-lit evening, as if daring the lambent illumination to disturb them. Harald moved between them, tidying up after departed students and pausing every now and then to survey his domain. The … Continue reading

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Well That Was A Bit of A Day

I’ve been dragged into doing recruitment at work the last few days – which is hard work at the best of times, let alone when you’re physically and emotionally wrung out to start with. We did the face to face … Continue reading

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