Help Support Book Collections for New Yorkers in Jails and Shelters

Help support the Prison Library Support Network (PLSN) an organization that is trying to provide New Yorkers living in shelters, jails, and transitional housing access to library collections that reflect their needs and interests.

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #140

How you feel when you still have to work the day after Thanksgiving…even during a Pandemic

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Library Zine Launch Event

So proud of this! We’re not only releasing our 4th issue of the Libray Zine I co-created and collaborated with other librarians, but we’re having a virtual launch event celebrating this latest issue and all the issues we have published so far!

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #139

When management and union expectations are being shouted at you…

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Ripped From the Headlines: Fiction Books Inspired By True Stories

Reading nonfiction books about real events is a great way to know about what is happening (and has happened) in the world but did you know that you receive that same reflection from reading fiction novels?

Lately, authors have been inspired by current events and write stories that will be more realistic to their readers. They don’t only convey authenticity but the real emotional impact these current events have, which makes them more entertaining reads. So if your looking for more realism in your TBR shelf, you can go wrong with these book recommendations:

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Free Virtual Library Programs: November

Are you looking for online programs to attend? Here are some interesting library programs I’m co-hosting and programs that are being put together by my fellow co-workers. All of them are free to attend! You don’t need to be a member of the library to attend. All you have to do is register at the corresponding link and the meeting information will be sent to you the day before the event.

Hope to see you all there!

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #138

Trying to explain to a patron why the computers aren’t ready for public use yet…

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #137

Human Resources: “You’ve Been on Vacation These Past Months We’re Closed. The Vacation is Over.”

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Books to Read This Month: November Edition

Now is the time to be thankful…for great books! We are almost at the end of this very long and draining year but we have still have a batch of exciting titles that will help you get through this month at least. Instead of diving in the turkey, sink your teeth in these amazing releases of the month:

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #136

Trick or Treaters Trying To Get Candy During a Pandemic…

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