Librarians in Pop Culture

How can Libraries and Librarians get a stronger positive toe hold in Popular American Culture? Unfortunately, even folks who love the library feel that they have to apologize for their love.  This was underlined yesterday when I read a blog post on our local patch, in which a young local wrote, “When my mom poked […]

The Wall Street Journal doesn’t understand the difference between books and a Library…

WSJ photo of Library worker demonstrating the digitally locked cubby. This article really annoyed me, because it’s got both Library folks and the general public focusing on the wrong issues. There’s nothing wrong with the book vending machines themselves – the danger here is the assumption that all libraries do is lend books. If our […]