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First Day of School!!!

Today was the first day of classes!  I rolled out of bed at a leisurely 8:30, drank coffee for several hours then headed to campus for an afternoon class:  Information … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

What we leave behind

Imagine how much differently our great-grandchildren will come to know us from how we came to know our great-grandparents.  I’m named after my great-grandmother, but have no idea what she … Continue reading

August 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arrived, Settled, and Ready to Resume

I’m drinking morning coffee at the kitchen table in Urbana, IL!  And I’m so excited to be here!  It has been an adjustment going from this: to this: but, I … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

Is a book…?

Is a book still a book when it is used for furniture? Is a book still a book when it is used for decoration? Is a book still a book … Continue reading

July 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

Use America’s Libraries

July 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Stories in the Library: Ex libris…

The cart had stood in the corner for almost four days.  The second floor obviously would not be coming to get it.  She circled the cart several times, reaching out … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Green Library: Combating budget cuts and saving the world

You’ve probably seen the article about the abandoned Walmart being transformed into a public library the size of two and a half football fields (wow!). They took an unused space … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · 3 Comments