- The Centered Librarian: 15 things you might not know about space – I love this stuff – so many conversation starters here :-) (Source: The Centered Librarian)
- YouTube – The Majestic Plastic Bag – A Mockumentary
- Dr Mark Quigley – Geology Homepage – Home – some great info here about the quake, the faults and all these peskily persistent aftershocks.
- Persnickety Snark: Top 100 YA Titles 2010 – What are your thoughts on this list? (Sourced via: A Chair, A Fireplace & A Tea Cozy blog).
- Essay – The Kids’ Books Are All Right – NYTimes.com – This article is nearly a month old now, and you may have already read it. If you haven’t, it is a good article on the great YA books out there, and their popularity with adult readers.
What I would like to know is how on earth do you first find out that you are really talented at creating tiny little sculptures on a pencil tip?
- McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: Dispatches from a Public Librarian. – some interesting library signage here. Time to review some of our own signage? Thanks to Helen for this link.
- We lose the discovery – interesting article about library users going straight to the OPAC to search, and a reluctance to browse the collection. Do you see this happening in your library?
- A Librarian’s Guide to Etiquette: Teams, Building – Now this really sounds like fun! A trolley demolition derby would be my favourite. We could have a network wide competition. Any takers?
- 35 Lego Mega Constructions You (Probably) Haven’t Seen Before – Ever wondered what the people who have far too much time on their hands do? They build HUGE creations with Lego. I wonder how the Lego house would stand up to a 7.1 magnitude earthquake? (Source: The Centered Librarian)
- And finally, the latest singing librarians vid to hit YouTube