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Is it the Weekend yet?

Ah rats, there’s still Friday to get through, but at least I’m not working the weekend. At least today there were no building shenanigans – well, not where I was anyway. For the most part it was a remarkably smooth-running … Continue reading

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Water Day

No I’m not sorry even in the slightest for that pun. Between one library having streams of water pouring through the roof, and the one I was at today having no water because of a burst water main at the … Continue reading

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Mentoring Musings

Wherever I work, sooner or later it dawns on me that I’m not the new person, and indeed am looked on to be teaching the tricks of the trade to new people. Even more interesting to me are the situations … 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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