Daily Archives: August 3, 2012

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Librarian Identity (by TTW Contributor Justin Hoenke)

Early in my career, I made the mistake of mentioning in one of my one of my presentations that I was one of those librarians that didn’t read a lot but somehow got into libraries.  Since then, I don’t think I’ve been able to live that down.  To some, I’ve become “ that teen librarian  who doesn’t read” and to some extent I think that’s hurt me.  I was wrong in saying that I don’t read.  In fact, I read quite a bit: I read the most on my phone (news, gaming, music, sports, RSS feeds) I play video games, […]

The Little Free Library is Open!

Open!, a photo by mstephens7 on Flickr. Little Free Library #2099 – Library Steward: Michael Stephens The Little Free Library Balsam Circle at Spider Lake in Traverse City, Michigan is a neighborhood project spearheaded by Michael Stephens and Erin Henshaw. The library itself was built by Erin Henshaw and Steven Hoggatt and was built to match Stephens’ cottage across the street. It was dedicated for use by our lake community of Balsam Circle and Lakeview Trail on July 21, 2012. In the weeks since its dedication, the library has seen a lot of traffic and impromptu story times have occurred […]