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TweetDo not lean to close to the screen whilst reading this; I have a Summer Death Cold and don’t want to infect you. I ran this post through the anti-virus thingie, but you know viruses; always mutating.Wash your hands when you are finished reading. And increase your Vitamin C intake.And now to my ALA recap. (I did […]
TweetWhere will I be during the American Library Association conference in Washington DC this week?Friday June 25th – I’ll be hanging around the YALSA Preconference all day long, worshipping librarians and thanking them for being such an important part of the lives of teen readers.I’ll also be speaking on the Author Panel from 1 – 2pm, […]
TweetSorry to have been to absent from blogging, my friends. We’ve been taking advantage of the long days in the garden. A very generous friend showed up with a pick-up truck filled with herbs. The herb garden by the cottage that I was going to work on this fall is now on an accelerated schedule! […]
TweetThis is so freaking awesome I have no words. Just enjoy.(Video was made by students and faculty at the University of Washington’s Information School. One of the students is the daughter of a friend. LIBRARIANS RULE THE WORLD!)
Tweet"Cutting libraries in a recession is like cutting hospitals in a plague."Eleanor CrumblehulmeYou know you want this on a tee-shirt. Buy one for your state’s governor and your school board president while you’re at it.
TweetRandom fact: I sing alto. If I have a cold, my voice goes even deeper, pitching down into Lauren Bacall range. But apparently, under the right circumstances, my voice climbs the octaves until I sound like a very small mouse or someone who has spent too much time around helium balloons. The “right circumstances” being […]
TweetI’m not sure how to explain this video. Um…. It’s a bit of pre-Newbery/Caldecott dinner madness combined with Project Runway reactions. So it’s kind of silly and fun and you might get a charge out of watching it. The masterminds behind the piece are Maria van Lieshout, Jim Averback, and Betsy Bird helped, too. They […]