Charles Dickens 1812-1870, picture from Journeys Through Bookland by Charles Herbert Sylvester, 1922
Daily Thoughts 11/11/2018
I checked the Twitter and Facebook for the library this morning.
I also read some of The Places That Scare You A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times by Pema Chodron. This is a book on buddhism. I usually don't discuss certain topics on this blog. I used to order the non western religion books while I was at Brooklyn Public Library in the History Biography and Religion section of the library.
I also read some of Healing the Angry Brain How Understanding the Way Your Brain Works Can Help You Control Anger & Aggression by Ronald Potter-Efron. I am reading about how the brain works. Ronald Potter-Efron describes the a model of the cycle of how emotions process through the brain. He describes how it is possible to become much more aware of how you are reacting emotionally.
Last night, I skimmed through a copy of Marketing the 21st Century Library, The Time Is Now by Debra Lucas-Alfieri, Elsevier Science 2015. I downloaded it on my smart phone through Total Boox which is a service available through the Westchester Library System. It only works on devices like smart phones and tablets, not desktops.
I watched a short animated DVD of Robin Hood based on the Howard Pyle book published by Dreamscape Video. I am finding much of their animation to be very interesting. Dreamscape Video also published a short DVD called Ada's Ideas: the story of Ada Lovelace, the worlds first computer programmer which also was very enjoyable to watch.
I watched a presentation on creating a Comic Con for libraries. This is the PDF that goes with it.
I checked the Purchase Alerts for items on hold.
I also finished my monthly report covering October.
Library Stories-- Susan Orlena-- Guest Editor
Trove of War Posters Discovered at New Hampshire Library
Omaha Public Library: Cook Up Something New With The Help of the Library
10 AM Tuesday: Superhero Storytime @ Thomas Ford Library