The Popular Library

Jul 02

“A coupla months in the laboratory can save a coupla hours in the library.” — Westheimer’s Discovery (via infoneernet)

Jul 01

jaie:
librarian.net » Blog Archive » $5000 for one of the best library ad campaigns I’ve seen

jaie:

librarian.net » Blog Archive » $5000 for one of the best library ad campaigns I’ve seen

“These are not lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves.” — Gilbert Arthur Highet on books (via infoneernet)

Jun 29

Frugal readers drive up library circulation 30% -

infoneernet:

“People are realizing, ‘Why should I buy my books, my CDs — I can get it free at the library,’ ” Library Commissioner Mary Dempsey said Saturday, speaking at the dedication of a new library in Beverly.

Dempsey said the use of online holds — reserving books online to pick up at a local library — has increased 100 percent in the last year.

Seen at Chicago Sun-Times

Jun 28

libraryland:

dominilucy:

libraryland:

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Jun 27

libraryland:
spmorrissey: Librarian at work - Photo by Tom Sheehan

libraryland:

spmorrissey: Librarian at work - Photo by Tom Sheehan

Jun 26

libraryland:

twowaymonologue:

letusreadandletusdance:

bebelestrange:
fiction dept

libraryland:

twowaymonologue:

letusreadandletusdance:

bebelestrange:

fiction dept

Jun 23

(via vodkaphonics)

(via vodkaphonics)

Jun 22

mavergames:

“Libraries raised me. I don’t believe in colleges and universities. I believe in libraries” - Ray Bradbury (well said, Ray)

“Doing research on the Web is like using a library assembled piecemeal by pack rats and vandalized nightly.” — (Roger Ebert) (via dailycow) (via libraryland)