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Sunday Morning Reads

February 12, 2017

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Perhaps today’s post is going to be an uncomfortable one, but in opening up conversations about money and finances with my friends and family, I’ve found a mutually beneficial exchange of ideas. Discomfort is a sign of growth. We usually think of money and finances when we think of economics, but this science is actually […]

Midwest Conferences

March 5, 2013


This past weekend, I had the pleasure of presenting with author Ashley Hope Perez at the McConnell Conference in Lexington, KY. I always enjoy this conference and this year was certainly no exception. OK, yes I was disappointed in the lack of diversity, both in terms of presenters and participants, but the librarians who attended […]

ALAN 2012

November 21, 2012

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I had high expectations for ALAN because I had such a fantastic time last year. I wasn’t so sure as things began. Things began to feel so different from last year! I wasn’t ever excited about the idea of Vegas for a YAlit conference and even more so after getting here. The overpowering smell in […]

Early Registration Deadline Extended

June 12, 2012

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The deadline for the 2012 Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) has been extended to 11 July. with  Gathering at the Waters: Celebrating Stories Embracing Communities as its theme, the JCLC is designed for librarians, library staff, supporters, trustees and community participants to explore issues of diversity in libraries and how they affect the […]