January 30, 2011 @ 2:31 pm | Filed under: Links
Via A Quiet Spot—jiminy crickets, I shall have no peace until I try this.
“On that day, the library was transformed from a confusing and intimidating collection of books into a thousand different portals through time and space to fantastic worlds for me to explore. I don’t remember her name, but I do remember that she was in her fifties, wore epic 1970s polyester pantsuits, huge glasses that hung from a long gold chain around her neck, and had a hairdo that was ten miles high. She was friendly and helpful, and when she reached out to that nerdy little kid, she changed his life. If you’re a librarian today, you probably don’t hear this very often, but thank you. Thank you for making a difference in people’s lives.”
Andrew Karre is right: this is well worth the time to watch. Fascinating & thought-provoking look at the future of libraries & ebooks.
An app recommendation; sounds like one to check out.
Valentine craft to maybe try?
One thing made me cheer, one thing made me weep
Links for December 4, 2008
Links for August 1, 2009
The Scissors of Destiny, by Ty Templeton