Tag: 30 blog posts in 30 days

Jun 29

Serendipitous discoveries

Its Day 29 of 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge and after something that happened today, I was wondering about serendipitous discoveries that have been made in libraries. We went to Mt Baw Baw in the Victorian Alps, taking the kids for their first visit to the snow. Left early, made sure we had …

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Jun 28

Something to offend everyone

Its Day 28 of 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge and I’m inspired today by another quote. I have just started a Quote of the Week in our staffroom at work – picking up on the groundbreaking Word of the Week started by my predecessor.  I was inspired by a quote forwarded to me …

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Jun 25

Putting on a public face

Its Day 25 of 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge and I was reminded of what good poker faces librarians have when it comes to some days of dealing with our users. One of our staff was at work, but feeling a little under the weather today and when she made a request of …

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Jun 23

Work experience challenges

Its Day 23 of 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge and this week we have another work experience student. Year 10 students in Victoria do work experience to discover whether their career interests are what they expect they might be. I did my work experience at a public library, which put me off working …

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Jun 22

Why is it always…..?

Its Day 22 of 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge and I was wondering why is it always……?  It is nearly 10pm after a late shift, so I think I’m entitled to have a wondering/wandering mind at this time of night, lol. So, why is it always: That you just served the last of …

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Jun 20

The Public

Its Day 20 of 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge and today I can sum up your average day in a public library with this Unshelved cartoon. We serve a fantastic supportive community and the majority of the people are wonderful, its just the few……..

Jun 19

Trying something new can lead to something wonderful

Its early Saturday morning and I missed posting this Friday night for Day 18 of 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge, because of the heading of this post. My kids have been doing Auskick this year, for the first time. Originally it was for 8 year old son, but my nearly 11 year old …

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Jun 17

When my routine is out…….

Its Day 17 of 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge and I came up with this topic when I spent half the day thinking it was Friday.  Fortunately I’m only one day out, it is Thursday. Maybe I was off track because of the holiday Monday, although I expect that would have made me …

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Jun 16

It’s going down at the library……

A little light-hearted fun to herald Day 16 and the 2nd half of 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge. I will be interested to hear your responses to it. Did you enjoy it, did you think it was appropriate/inappropriate for a library setting and why? With thanks to Stephen Abram for the link.

Jun 15

Blog news

Its Day 15 of the 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge, the halfway point and I’m very tired after working the late shift. So instead of trying to come up with something deep and meaningful, when the only thing I am really interested in is my pillow, I’ll mention a couple of things that …

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