Monday, February 14, 2011
Daily Thoughts 2/14/2011
Happy Valentines day. I was on vacation today. I found out we got the Sony Library Readers grant which makes me quite happy. http://ebookstore.sony.com/library-program/
I also looked at our twitter account for the library because I like checking it.
I put the book Data driven : profiting from your most important business asset by Thomas C. Redman on hold. I also put the book Redemption In Indigo by Karen Lord on hold as well.
A Set of Book Covers from the 1950s and 1960s for science fiction on Facebook.
Congress plans to eliminate Public Broadcasting. This is one of the few things that I will watch on television. Public Broadcasting is necessary to maintain a free society because it is supposed to support unbiased news. We also buy a lot of material on history from PBS for our library. It has more value than just money. One of the few sources of news that I actually watch is the Public Broadcasting System. This would be a blow to free society. I am beginning to think there is a little bit too much control by big business in our government. This stifles the creation of smaller business enterprises and places limits on creative destruction in the process of capitalism. http://170millionamericans.org/