Category Archives: Reading

Library School + Life Tip #14: Keep Reading!

I’m the first to admit that grad school keeps me busy, busier than I expected! Chances are, though, that one of the things that brings people like me to library school is their love of books. While homework definitely cuts … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I returned to work today after two weeks off. While I really enjoyed my vacation, it’s good to be back! One of the big things I accomplished on break from work and school was finishing five (count ’em!) books! They … Continue reading

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End of Fall Semester ’12 is Almost in Sight!

The end of fall semester is almost here, and while I don’t like to wish my time away, I’m relieved to be able to see the end of a challenging semester! I’m taking a class called “Uses and Users of … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2012

This is my first spring break of library school, but my FT job beckons, so I’m working during Spring Break! Last week was Spring Break for the students at the university where I work, so things were quiet around campus. … Continue reading

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Where Do You Get Your Books?

A few days before Christmas, I saw a Facebook post of an article about Amazon’s new Price Check app, through which Amazon customers can compare prices in-store against Amazon’s database. Independent book store owners are incensed, and the comments that … Continue reading

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Library School + Life Tip #4: 66 Things a College Student Must Do Before Graduation

Jullien Gordon is a motivational speaker and writer, and some time ago, I came across a webpage of his called, “66 Things a College Student Must Do Before Graduation.” Even though I’d been out of college for quite a while, I thought … Continue reading

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Kindle Books and Public Libraries

Yesterday afternoon, I received an email from the Wake County Public Library that my reserved Kindle book was ready for checkout! Yay! Oh, wait, boo! This is a crazy busy time at school, so I don’t know if I’ll be … Continue reading

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