Things I Never Learned in Library School: Should libraries charge fines?

Oldie but goodie and something I deal with everyday at work. Source: Things I Never Learned in Library School: Should libraries charge fines?

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Weekend wrap up

This weekend was a busy one for me. Friday afternoon I went paddling after work and it was a hard one with only eight guys split between two boats and fighting an east wind back from Kewalos to the buoy at Ala Moana Bowls. The end of practice was the best because of the wave … Continue reading Weekend wrap up

May weekend

Saturday was Free Comic Book Day and it was the library's third year of participation in the giveaway program. I ordered 150 comics this year, paid for by grant money from the Friends of the Library, and only 7 were left at the end of the day. This year 4 cosplayers volunteered their time and … Continue reading May weekend

Library stuff

What happens at work is something I would not usually record but IT Support tried to pull a fast one last night by switching my library system's old catalog with a "new more powerful" information portal. The forced migration was prompted by the disappearance of the Search tab.  Needless to say the attempt crashed and burned spectacularly. Dozens … Continue reading Library stuff