Client in Court Securing His Papers, George Harvey, 1827
Daily Thoughts 03/25/2016
I checked the library Twitter and Facebook.
On the way to work, I read some more of The Geography of Genius. I am learning a little bit more about Vienna. I am reading about how Haydn instructed both Mozart and Beethoven. I am also reading about how Sigmund Freud collected archaeological objects.
I checked the gift books and the displays.
We have a new biometric time clock.
I spent some time working on reports on items that never went out in Report Station. I also spent a little time looking over the Preservation Assistance Grant.
I checked the New York Times Bestseller list and the Publishers Weekly Bestseller list as well as a few patron requests.
On the way home, I finished reading The Geography of Genius A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley by Eric Wiener. This is not just an investigation into people, it is also about places. I rather like the descriptions of Viennese coffeehouses. The last place in the book is Silicon Valley, a modern place which we think of as a place where genius comes from. This was enjoyable reading.
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