News from September that was just sitting around in draft form

School libraries hit hard by budget cuts – Sigh. We really do a disservice to our youth by denying them access to libraries. Where are they going to learn how … Continue Reading →


Happy Banned Books Week!

We’re celebrating at the Boyer Uriarte household by reading books we were already reading. It seems that I have a penchant for recommending to my children all the books that … Continue Reading →


News from Tuesday, September 11

School libraries hit hard by budget cuts – Sigh. We really do a disservice to our youth by denying them access to libraries. Where are they going to learn how … Continue Reading →


News from Monday, September 10

Children’s Digital Sees Record Growth in May While Overall eBook Growth Slows Down – So, what does this mean for libraries? It seems like libraries can keep up with eBook … Continue Reading →


I’m back!

Well, after a desperately needed break, I’m back. The end of my last semester was tough. Mid-July I was injured and had to take a week or so off from … Continue Reading →


News from Wednesday, July 11

100 Helpful Blogs For School Librarians (And Teachers) – Lots of great ideas for blogs to follow plus links to more on Twitter and Pinterest. Pima County Libraries add seeds … Continue Reading →


News from Tuesday, July 10

Jacksonville Public Library planning to cut hours, jobs – I should know better than to read another article about library cuts. It’s just really frustrating. The comments on this article … Continue Reading →


News from Monday, July 9

Southamption University library: the resource revolution will be digitised – such a bold and necessary undertaking. From Lisle to Libertyville, libraries are striving to make the best possible use of … Continue Reading →


News from the weekend of July 7-8

The American Library Association’s social activism – I started out liking this short piece by Emily Whitten. She begins with a sweet anecdote about a father and daughter who are … Continue Reading →


News from Friday, July 6

I have seen, over the last week, an increase in articles and posts talking about restoring library hours and librarian positions that had been cut over the past 2 years. … Continue Reading →