Darn that American Library Association and their need to make the focus of National Library Week as broad and all-encompassing as ever! This year’s theme for National Library Week (April 13-19) is: Lives change @ your library [sic]. Well, sure Continue reading All Hail National Library Week!
Have you ever noticed the ‘recommendations for you’ section on many retail webpages, and do you wonder how the items are chosen? Well, if you go by Amazon, you’ll have to do some mind meld with the techies in that Continue reading Recommended for YOU
A general accounting is in order. Or anyway, that seems to be the custom this time of year. Thanksgiving just passed–a time for us to think back on all the stuff we’re thankful for–and New Year’s Eve is just another Continue reading Lists for Some. Miniature American Flags for Others.
With the holiday break quickly approaching, take some time to explore new authors! Kristen Simmons is an upcoming young-adult author. Her first publications, Article 5 and Breaking Point are part of a trilogy; with the third installment, Three, due to be released in Continue reading A Dystopian Love Affair
Jeffrey Hutson, Associate Director Jeffrey received a master’s degree in library and information studies from Simmons College in 1999, where he graduated with honors. He also holds a master’s in theology and a bachelor’s in education, from St. John’s University Continue reading Get to Know Jeffrey Hutson
I don’t have much time for leisure reading during the school year, so I try to keep track of books on the bestseller lists from the New York Times and Amazon, and lists from magazines, book reviews, and books buzzed Continue reading Organize Your Summer Reading
Almost everyone loves a good list. That is one reason why several sites like Amazon, GoodReads and LibraryThing allow readers to make lists of books. These lists can often be a source of inspiration if you are looking for your next read. Langsdale Continue reading List of Lists
Feeling playful? To dovetail our February case display theme—vintage toys—Langsdale has some particularly juicy reads in its collection about invention and the business of playthings. The books Barbie and Ruth by Robin Gerber, and Toy Monster by Jerry Oppenheimer are Continue reading Tomes About Toys
Meet Adele Marley Adele works in the Circulation department here at Langsdale. Having started here not too long ago, Adele has stayed close to her old place of employement, the Decker Library at MICA, only a few steps away from Continue reading Getting to know U, Senior Year
Looking for something to read for the 4th of July? You have a whole day off, you might as well take advantage of it by reading one of Langsdale Library’s fascinating books. How about kicking back with a copy of Continue reading Four for the Fourth