Tag Archives: work

Welcome to Your Own Mind

I’m not one for graphic novels. I can now say I’ve read two, and surprisingly, they were both excellent. The first was recommended to me. Tangles is a powerful first person account of how it is to be the child … Continue reading

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Read All About It, Then Steal It

$1.70 The cost of our daily newspaper. We get two copies of our local paper arrive into the library each day. We staple them, stamp them with words such as , Property of… , not to lend etc, and put … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life Of…

So here’s yesterday, Monday the 9th September at the library for me: 8.30am Arrive at work, my turn to do the float and figure out if we came out even, over or under in the money department and get the … Continue reading

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Honest as the Day is Long

Events in the library this week had me thinking about ownership and entitlement. People or a singular person decided to test our security systems, which basically meant they stole from us. They figured out how to go past the security … Continue reading

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Where Was Bogey When I Needed Him?

Of all the libraries in all the world, she walked into mine! Sometimes life as a librarian can be wearying. Take today, it was a Monday, 10 minutes before I knocked off for the day. A woman came up to … Continue reading

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A Challenge for Mr Dewey

The Dewey Decimal System was invented by one Melvil Dewey in1876. It has been revised many times and is presently used in 200,000 libraries in at least 135 countries. Libraries assign a number that locates a particular volume to within … Continue reading

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Hi Ho Hi Ho, It’s Off To Work I Go

Some days at the library make me glad to be there. Today was one.  The staff were in a good mood, we enjoyed each other’s company, jokes flowed, silliness and easy conversation, helping each other out and the day went … Continue reading

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