Do you know your Dewey numbers? There is an actual number for "Advertising by electric signs." It's 659.136. The eiNetwork (our library system in the greater Pittsburgh area) does not own any books in this category.
A Wisconsin mayor should go straight to sainthood, do not stop go, or collect $200. Charles Damaske, mayor of Muskego, Wisconsin, is reducing his salary by half and removing himself from the city's health insurance policy to fund Sunday hours during the school year for Muskego Public Library. From American Libraries Online.
There's an ALA 2006 New Orleans Wiki Site which has blogs and links.
Occasionally the Wall Street Journal online has something interesting. Here's an article about LibraryThing.com.
The ALA website has a page called "Parade of Bookmobiles."
And in other news, I got a haircut. Everyone tells me it looks "youthful" and that I should wear it down instead of putting it up. I don't listen. I don't like hair on my neck. I bet I'll have it bob length or shorter by Christmas. We'll see.
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