Category Archives: Current Events

Where Could She Be?

I got a Facebook message from one of my high school roommates this morning! My initial delight turned into sadness, as she shared that her niece, Emily, who started library school at NCCU with me last fall, is missing! She … Continue reading

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Last Day of Class

Yesterday was the last day of class for the Spring semester at Duke, where I work for the library. Each April, on the last day of class for the academic year, they have a big celebration called LDOC, with live … Continue reading

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Visiting the Wake County Library Booksale

George and I went to the Wake County Library Booksale yesterday, and as usual, we both found some goodies! As usual, we went on the last day of the sale, when big boxes of books are $5.00, and bags ‘o books are $2.00.  … Continue reading

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New York, New York!

For those of you who don’t know me—and I suspect that is just about everyone—my name is Max Eckard. I am currently enrolled in the School of Library and Information Sciences at North Carolina Central University and, if everything goes … Continue reading

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Where Were You on 9/11?

With all the talk leading up to today’s remembrance (anniversary seems too happy a word) of 9/11, I’ve been thinking lately about where I was when I heard about the horrific news that was unfolding in New York City, Washington, … Continue reading

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20 Percent of Joplin Public Library’s Staff Lose Homes in Tornado

20 Percent of Joplin Public Library’s Staff Lose Homes in Tornado. It’s been so sad to hear about the devastation in Joplin, Missouri, after the recent tornado tore through the city this past Sunday. After the initial shock of the … Continue reading

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