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It’s Official: Knowledge is Terrorism

FYI: According to, The FBI is warning law enforcement nationwide to be on the lookout for people carrying almanacs. Apparently these tools of terrorism may contain statistics and city profiles that may be used to hatch insidious schemes against the Homeland. In a bulletin sent to police organizations nationwide, they note… Read the rest

Even More Christmastime in LibraryLand

As promised, here’s some additional tips to make the holidays at your library a
little more festive, or at the very least, notorious in your county/state/metro

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Christmastime in LibraryLand

I love Christmas. I really do. I love the trees, the decorations, the sights and the smells. I even love Fran Drescher channeling Snoop Dog in her efforts to hawk polar fleece for Old Navy. Yes, it is the most wonderful time of the year, but doesn’t it seem that the Christmas spirit flags a bit at your workplace? The forced smile when someone chokes down the umpteenth Russian Tea cake with pink punch? … Read the rest

Freaky Keyword Fiesta Redux

In the interest in adding to the growing body of knowledge that is the library profession, not to mention providing myself with a cheap laugh, I hereby present some of the more interesting searches you guys are using to find me:… Read the rest

I Hate the Way I Sneeze

Well–I’m still sick. Mouth-breathing, sore-nose-blowing sick. And from what I hear from past victims, this cold should last another week. Let’s just say that other than watching the extended version of Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Thanksgiving was a complete bust. The worst part is trying to get to sleep when your sinuses feel denser than lead, or that fruitcake you receive every Christmas, the one that manages to warp the gravitational field of … Read the rest