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The Ferguson Municipal Public Library is staying open as long as it is safe for patrons and staff.

The Ferguson Municipal Public Library has a donation button on their main page.

For more information, see their Twitter and Facebook.

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Hey Girl

Yes, I know this is making the rounds of Twitter and Facebook. And yes, I know you’ve probably already seen it.

But it’s simply too good not to share!

Hey Girl. I like the library too.

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Borrowing Data

This Book Is 119 Years Overdue: The wondrous database that reveals what Americans checked out of the library a century ago

I full understand and embrace the reasons why libraries do not keep records like this now, but is is a fascinating read nonetheless. It *almost* makes me wish that this sort of data were still collected, so that future researchers can make finds like this. But, cynically, I suppose that that’s what Amazon’s data-mining will be used for.

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Mr Bean

I know for a fact that I’ve posted this before, but. 1) It’s Saturday. 2) It’s Mr Bean.

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There are people who get it, and people who just don’t.

Do libraries give us a core service?

My “favorite” comment in the article is from Terry Genelin, resident, Le Sueur. Way to be nasty and ignorant at the same time!

Bah.

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I’ve been in a bit of a funk lately, and blogging just hasn’t been that high on my priority list. But today I found something absolutely wonderful online, and I must share it:

The Miller Library at McPherson College made a ZOMBIE GUIDE TO THEIR LIBRARY.

It is even better than Millikin University’s famous Peeps at the library, my previous favorite in this genre.

Not to mention this evergreen classic:

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Reading Dogs

I have a greyhound.

I work in a public library.

Greyhounds make excellent therapy dogs.

We have therapy dogs come in once a month for kids to read to.

So of course, EVERYONE has sent me this article: The dogs who listen to children reading. (And by everyone, I mean three people.)

I’ve actually thought about getting Lush Puppy registered as a therapy dog, I just haven’t gotten around to it yet. Maybe we’ll investigate READ Dogs Minnesota or one of the other therapy dog services this spring.

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