“No Children” and The Children

TikTok is a strange and baffling place. Even though I’m a semi-regular user and create content for the library’s TikTik page (sidenote: go follow us, we’re super fun), I don’t understand how or why certain trends happen the way they do. Several months ago, the song “No Children” inexplicably became a TikTok trend. “No Children…
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Weeding is Fundamental

My first ever library job was in my hometown. It was a vast improvement on my other summer job shoveling dog poop out of outdoor kennels in 100 degree heat. Though the temperature was significantly improved by my switch to the library, the poop related anecdotes I could tell did not fall to the appropriate…
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Reclaiming Memory and History in Last Night at the Telegraph Club

In 1982, a British researcher and historian named Helena Whitbread stumbled upon a strange series of diaries written in a code. The diaries were written by Anne Lister, a wealthy and well-educated landowner who lived from 1791-1840. According to a BBC News article titled “The Life and Loves of Anne Lister'' by Rebecca Woods, the…
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Wonderbooks!

I've always loved audiobooks. Growing up, we always had them around the house (always from our local library). I especially loved the books that came with cassette tapes that would read the story aloud to you while you looked through a physical copy of the book. My personal favorite of these was my personal copy…
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