Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Louise Tiffany Reading, Louis Comfort Tiffany, 1888 Pastel
Daily Thoughts 07/25/2012
This morning I did some more exercises in The Don't Sweat the Small Stuff Workbook. I also updated the Twitter and Facebook accounts for the library. In addition, I checked the gift books. I have a copy of the New York Times Book Review to read.
The library has the computer lab open between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. today. People are mainly printing up documents, doing job search, and writing resumes.
I put the book, Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed on hold. She is an advice columnist for a website called The Rumpus. I am not sure why I am requesting this book. It was reviewed in the New York Times Book Review. The review was entertaining.
I spent some time looking at the collection management sheet where we write down what patrons ask for. There is a lot of crossover between the purchase alerts and latest bestsellers. I also looked at the purchase alerts for items with lots of holds.
I still have to read the latest issue of Forecast from Baker and Taylor. They often include titles that have not been reviewed in Library Journal, Booklist, or Publishers Weekly.
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