1).  Were you a public library user as a kid? Any special memories of the library, its collection or librarians? We had a tiny public library in my village (in Scotland in the 1960s). I haunted that place – there was no bookshop in the village. It was a big thrill for me […]

  1. Tell us about yourself, the standout qualities that lead LJ to choose you as a Mover and Shaker. And don’t be shy! Did you realize you’d been nominated? Yes, actually I did know that I was nominated. A huge amount of thanks goes to Alene Moroni for submitting the nomination and Kaite Stover […]

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Fellow librarians, Assuming you’ve noticed the challenges facing libraries today and by “libraries” I’m talking about Public Libraries, just because I work at one, in NW suburban Chicago. I have ideas for change. Some of you have ideas for change. We need to talk and do so quickly. We should have changed yesterday but what […]