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radical librarianship

May There Always Be Sunshine

Storytime Resources By July 11, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

As with the majority of storytime songs that I have learned over the years, May There Always Be Sunshine was taught to me by a colleague during an improvised rhyme-share session in the library workroom. When I initially learned it, I was told that this sweet song was written by a β€œyoung boy in Russia”, making the whole thing sound…


This I believe.

Library Life, MLIS By November 30, 2016 Tags: , , , 2 Comments

The final assignment for my first semester of online MLIS is to write an essay inspired by This I Believe, a project that’s been going on since the early 2000s where members of the public write short essays on “the core values that guide their everyday lives”. In recent years, selected essays from the project were featured on NPR and…


My not-so-secret librarian aspirations.

Library Life, MLIS By October 31, 2016 Tags: , , No Comments

Some big things happening this week! Not only is tomorrow Halloween, but it also marks the first day of a new stage in my ever-changing library life. After a year and half of working full-time at the busy downtown library, I’m making the move to part-time in a much smaller community library in the north end of the city. This…