Ladies, if he
– doesn’t consider your input
– disregards your rational fears
– leaves out important detail
– changes direction at the last minute
– leaves you feeling uncomfortable and unsafe
he’s not your man. He’s your library’s reopening plans.
— Librarian Problems (@librarianprblms) June 24, 2020
Calling all Librarians!
As states and cities start to reopen after a three month lockdown, most groups and organizations are in a rush to return to a sense of normalcy. One of those organizations are public libraries. During the lockdown, the importance of libraries and their position in society has become more dominant and essential in people’s lives. Because of this, city and state governments are quick to reopen public libraries, to plug those holes that people have been lacking in their lives.
But that means librarians and staff are left out in the cold. Because who are the people that are going to be at the frontlines and dealing with the public the most?Continue reading “Librarians: Let Our Voices Be Heard”
After Months of Waiting, Library Management Sends a Reopening Plan…Continue reading “Problems of a Quarantine Librarian #9”
I watched this video from a booktuber, discussing her experience as a black booktuber and systemic racism that has occurred in not only in the booktube world but as well in the publishing industry as a whole. She has made a lot of strong points and passionate remarks. However, I have noticed that while authors and other social media readers reflect the lack of diversity in the publishing diversity (which there is), they are not highlighting an issue that is also equally important:
Reading and books are not fully encouraged in diverse and minority communities.Continue reading “Are We As a Community Doing Enough?”
Home Life…When the Work Starts to Become Monotonous
When the virtual meetings become monotonous…
Planning a Virtual Summer Reading…
When Your Internet/Computer Breaks Down for the Umpteenth Time: