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Oralia Garza de Cortés

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This post comes from Kathleen McCook; she is joined in her submission of Oralia Garza de Cortés by Barbara Immroth, a professor in the School of Information at the University of Texas Austin who adds, “I was Oralia’s graduate school academic advisor for her library degree and have watched…

Getting ready for Banned Books Week @ SCF Libraries!

Aug 9
Getting ready to decorate my new school library. It’s in a school called “Beyond the Spectrum” so this is one of my bulletin boards to begin the year!

Getting ready to decorate my new school library. It’s in a school called “Beyond the Spectrum” so this is one of my bulletin boards to begin the year!

We have a birthday tomorrow!

"Why do all government employees, except librarians, are angry?"

Question of a patron in Ask a Librarian.

Snooty’s contribution to the Library’s campaign Geek the Library

Snooty’s contribution to the Library’s campaign Geek the Library

I’m trying to come up with a way of putting a Little Free Library on my POW campus. In another building, far from the library, with a sign saying that if they don’t find a book they like there, come to the library.  Any suggestions?

I’m trying to come up with a way of putting a Little Free Library on my POW campus. In another building, far from the library, with a sign saying that if they don’t find a book they like there, come to the library.  Any suggestions?

Florida’s skies forever…

Florida’s skies forever…

Jul 7
Alice Walker signing a book for me! @ ALA Annual 2013.

Alice Walker signing a book for me! @ ALA Annual 2013.

Jul 7

It is my thought that the ugliness of war, or gratuitous violence in all its hideous forms, will cease very soon to appeal to even the most insulated of human beings. It will be seen by all for what it is: a threat to our well-being, to our survival as a species, and to our happiness.

- Alice Walker, The World Will Follow Joy.