I love books. This is sort of an obvious statement considering my chosen career path is in the library. One thing I love the most about books and libraries is learning enough about books to help other people fall in love with them too. This is a constant learning process, and one of the ways to learn is to discover genres, their subgenres and the authors within them. So, I am going to share my path of discovery through the genres with all of you.
Many interested and concerned eyes are watching the future of books and the evolution of Eresources in general. Ebooks, Ereads, E whatevers are the currently promising future, and in order for any enterprise to succeed, that enterprise must conform to the advancing business standards of information dissemination.
There have been some real flops in cinema history! Who can forget when Gigli completely bombed at the box office, or the total train wreck that is Howard the Duck? I asked substitute library clerk Diane Creed what is the worst movie that she has ever seen? Kiss of a Spider Woman she said, "It was just horrible. I tried to watch it twice and it sucked!". What makes a film a flop? She said, "Bad dialog, bad casting, and a horrible storyline; the script is important, and editing is very critical.
My name is Liz, and I’m a sub at the Lone Jack Branch. I’ve worked here for five years now, and I walk out of the library with a full bag of books at the end of almost every shift. Here are five books I love--some are recent finds; others I’ve read and reread since my teen years because I love them so much.
During the month of October, the American Humane Association encourages the adoption of shelter dogs. This organization suggests that bringing one of these fuzzy-faced companions into your life will benefit you, as well as the canine! For example, you’ll gain a best friend and a tail-wagging giver of unconditional love.
I love doing research in the library. Answering reference questions is my favorite thing, if a little rare these days. But, I am not a genealogist. Still, I was curious about some people who were important to me when I was a child, and I found some of the answers I was looking for by using online resources available to me through MCPL.