Monday, January 4, 2010

Daily Thoughts 1/4/2010

Their First Quarrel Charles Dana Gibson 1914.

Daily Thoughts 1/4/2010

The Book Review Blog Carnival is up with its 34th set of reviews. If you would like to look at a variety of different reviews covering a wide range of subjects, it is a chance to see something new. There are reviews on mysteries, childrens books, and nonfiction this time. It offers a chance to see a variety of different book review blogs.

I am going to take the Collection Development and Management Course from the American Library Association to refresh my skills a bit. It is an online course. It will be a first for me in terms of taking course work online.

I am going to the Morgan Library and Museum on Sunday, January 10, 2009 for a New York Librarians Meetup. It looks interesting. I especially like the idea of a Jane Austen exhibition. There have been so many puns lately on Jane Austen as well as a variety of spinoff novels based on her characters.

Today, I had a sign made for a display on African American leaders. We also discussed moving around the fiction collection. Things are steadily being relocated. It is a matter of patience and planning. Lots of new books have been coming in.

The assistant director made a signup sheet for 52 Books, 52 Weeks as well as a folder to record books which people have read. It looks very nice. I signed up today and put down my first book as Usagi Yojimbo Yokai by Stan Sakai.

We are also working on a flyer for the graphic novels club.

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