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Author: Lisa

Reader’s interest interview: Kelsey

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise to hear that librarians love to talk about books, so much so that we’ve made it a part of our livelihoods. While we have plenty of time to talk to our customers about books, with so much to do throughout the day in the library, discussions with colleagues […]

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As spring and summer approach, traveling may be on your horizon. Our digital collection of books and magazines makes it easier than ever to bring your reading material with you wherever you go. Packing for trips these days is a skill. Since checking bags often means an extra punch to the wallet, I try to […]

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Memorable memoirs

In “The Art of Memoir“, Mary Karr writes that “memoir done right is an art, a made thing.” If memoirists are artists, their work is elucidated through truth, narrative, voice and vulnerability. Vulnerability is allowing yourself the opportunity to be open and honest, disguising your strength as weakness. It is a virtue that relies on […]