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Well, maybe it’s not the best way to celebrate National Library Week, but it’s always fun to look at pictures of libraries. In the features titled: 18 Sexy Trips to the Stacks Entertainment Weekly shows pictures of scenes in libraries from 18 movies.

This is why we blog!

Well – maybe not – but it totally sounds like me sometimes!! Via xkcd.

I followed a link from Kimbooktu regarding a new way to store my books and found this post about the amazing staircase. The flat occupies part of the shared top floor of an existing Victorian mansion block. Our proposal extended the flat into the unused loft space above, creating a new bedroom level and increasing the floor area of the flat by approximately one third. We created a ‘secret’ staircase,  [ Read More ]

For the love of Shelties

I know this has nothing to do with technology or libraries – but I’m proud of my little baby so… Look who’s on Sheltie Nation today. This is our baby Coda. And have you seen her other famous posts? One from when we moved and the other from when she was a baby See more of our babies (yes there are two now) here and here. Technorati Tags: shelties, shetland  [ Read More ]

Not a bar for librarians

The Library: Originally uploaded by teofilo This is awesome! Kimbooktu posted this picture of a biker bar in New Mexico. How cool is that?? You can see what the book titles are here! I have to find this place – and buy a motorcycle

More on Social Gaming

If Meebo isn’t your thing – there’s also doof. A social gaming site that I’ve been meaning to try out – but just haven’t had the time yet. doof is all about playing games and meeting people, we like to call it Social Gaming. Bursting with games and cool ways to meet and beat others, doof is a cutting edge social web application wrapped up in a visually stunning package.When  [ Read More ]

Games & Meebo

What a great combo: If you’re looking for a killer app on the Internet and are unwilling to get into pornography, gaming is your best bet. So when Meebo opened their platform last month to third party developers, it was clearly only a matter of time before they let game startups in. That time has come. Twenty games launched on the service last night, ranging from chess and checkers to  [ Read More ]

Shhhh – Don’t tell my husband

My husband is an avid gamer and has tried over the years to get me to join him in his role-playing sessions – but I never get into it. Now, Terence J. Fitzgerald writes in Library Journal that I should use role-playing games to help me be a better librarian – a more playful librarian! More playful techniques such as role-playing, mapping storyboards, creating visual collages, and writing personas may  [ Read More ]

Bad Predictions about the Future

I mentioned Dean Chickering’s opening to the EMA Conference earlier this week. In it he had a bunch of quotes about the future – including ones that people woudl probably regret saying if they were still alive (and probably do if they are). There is now a list of the Top 87 Bad Predictions about the Future that fits nicely in with this. Some of the quotes on this list  [ Read More ]

Librarian Hell?

So, this is what Librarian Hell looks like ….

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