Monthly Archives: January 2012

Kansas City’s Central Library Parking Garage

Central Library Parking Garage, a photo by Kansas City Public Library on Flickr. This is one of the coolest parking garages I’ve ever seen! I just had to share! Happy Friday. 🙂

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Library School + Life Tip #10: Streamline Your Grocery Shopping

I’m writing this post on the topic of streamlining grocery shopping because I need to take my own advice. Seriously! Now, you’re probably wondering what the problem is, that I’m suddenly having this problem with grocery shopping. Well, it has … Continue reading

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Five on Friday: 5 Books I’m Reading

One of the things I like about the Goodreads website, is that it helps me keep track of books I’m currently reading. I usually keep several books going at one time, depending on my mood. So, in this first post … Continue reading

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Last “Free” Weekend

I have my first class of the Spring Semester day after tomorrow, so I’m looking at the end of my last “free” weekend for a while. I’m only taking one class this semester, Cataloging, but I’m looking forward to filling … Continue reading

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DĂ©jĂ  Vu

I went back at NCCU School of Library and Information Sciences (SLIS) this morning for Spring Semester orientation, but this time, it was to be part of the program! Dr. Abdullahi, the faculty advisor for our ALA Student Chapter, asked me to … Continue reading

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The Joy of Books

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Library School + Life Tip #9: Keep a To-Do List

Ah, the proverbial to-do list! We all have them, whether short or long, written or in our heads. One of the biggest lessons I learned last semester, when I added grad school to full-time work, was that keeping a written to-do list … Continue reading

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A Visit to My Favorite Used Book Store (and What I Learned)

George and I visited my favorite used book store yesterday, the Reader’s Corner in Raleigh, NC. It’s not a big store, but they make great use of their space, and jam a bunch in there. In addition to the shelves inside, there … Continue reading

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Grover in the Library

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Back at Work

I returned to work today after nearly two relaxing weeks off. Since I enjoy my work, the hardest part was missing my post-lunch nap. 🙂 It was good to see people and hear about Christmas and New Year’s (except for those … Continue reading

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