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Dancing in the Library

We’re trying something new as part of our links with the local schools and the arts community. Over the next three months a number of schools will be working with a dance theatre group to create and produce interactive performances … Continue reading

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The V On The Roof

One of my libraries has a building site next door – as in, just the other side of the wall of my office – and it has been a noisy year as they demolished the old buildings and then started … Continue reading

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Windups in the Library: Seville

“I was looking in the travel books, and I can’t find anything about Seville.” “Where?” “Seville? You know, Spain?” “Are you sure you were looking in the right place?” “Where else might it be? Have we got a display?” “No, … Continue reading

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Mellow Day

My fellow managers and I decided that as far as humanly possible we were going to foster a general day of mellowness at our respective libraries. Fussing and stress were to be kept to a minimum, and kindnesses to be … Continue reading

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There Are Times…

…when the idea of being a tolerant and adult human being is stretched too far; and I have to make a conscious decision not to step over the edge. I’m angry, exhausted, and unsettled from having to support my staff … Continue reading

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Library Life

I regularly (ish) use a tag on my Instagram account – http://www.instagram.com/ludd72 – labelled #librarylife to mark book covers that I’ve photo’d, or displays, or even things peripherally connected to the concept of the library like pins or signage. I … Continue reading

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Nice to be appreciated

It’s very easy to get hung up on the thought of awkward or just plain rude customers, but I do get some lovely people in too. That’s not to say that they can’t also have their moments, but today saw … Continue reading

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