Running the Books: The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian (Review)

It wasn’t Steinberg’s story so much that I was interested in, as much as the stories of the prison itself. Though this is ostensibly a memoir of Steinberg’s life during his time in prison, the “characters” of the inmates themselves rather stole the show for me.

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This Book Is Overdue: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All (TLC Tour Review)

Johnson approaches the topic from so many different angles that it’s hard to distill into just a few sentences.I was excited to read about all of the different things that librarians have done and are doing today, and particularly about where librarianship is heading for the future. Ultimately, though, what she has written seems most like an Ode To Librarians, if there were such a thing.

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Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World (Review)

This was a really cute read.

That’s really the most authentic and useful thing that I can say about Dewey. It wasn’t action-packed, and it wasn’t an investigative look at some deep-seated social justice issue; it was a book about a cat.

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The Word On The Street: Toronto 2010

This past Sunday, I went to The Word On the Street for the first time, in Toronto. I had myself…

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