Main Reading Room. View of statue of Philosophy by Bela Pratt on the column entablature between two alcoves. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.
Daily Thoughts 04/30/2019
I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.
On the way to work, I read some more of How to Do Nothing. I am reading about how to refuse to do things. The argument starts with Diogenes, continues to Thoreau and throws some performance art for measure. I am enjoying reading the chapters. It includes a bit on the short story Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville.
I checked the displays and the gift books.
I worked on two orders of new books. I also worked on the some of the fiction books in the mezzanine.
The book, Build A Great Team ALA Guides for the Busy Librarian by Catherine Hakala-Ausperk has come in for me to read.
I read a copy of the New York Times Book Review and a copy of Booklist.
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