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Odd Enquiries

We get asked for all sorts of things in the library: popular books, tie-ins to TV shows, tourist information, bus passes, how to print documents, and of course whether we have toilets. Many of these we can answer not just … Continue reading

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Springtime

I’ve just locked up at work and it’s still daylight. There’s pigeons cooing as they do their best to hump their way through the roofing tiles, and there’s even some warmth to the sunlight. I’m suddenly feeling a bit disoriented. … Continue reading

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A Library Conference

I’ve spent today at a conference for staff working either in, or in support of, my library service. I approached the event with a mixture of trepidation and bemusement based on a number of anecdotes related by colleagues that suggested … Continue reading

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A Pleasant Weekend

I know, it may be a bit of a surprise to hear, especially at this time of year, but this weekend has actually been quite pleasant. I was working on Saturday, but I buoyed up by the knowledge that we … Continue reading

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First Week Done

I got thrown in at the deep end with the new job this week. I took over the biggest library in our neck of the woods with no handover, no sets of instructions, and the person I should technically have … Continue reading

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