Entries by Anna, Reference & Digital Services Librarian

Celebrating 32 Years of the ADA

WHAT IS IT? Thirty-two years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush. Passed with bipartisan support, this landmark civil rights legislation prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including schools, transportation, in the work force, and all public and private places […]

And the Winner is… (My Top Five Book Awards)

Anyone else out there wish that book award ceremonies received as much pomp as the Oscars, Golden Globes (well, not this year), the BAFTAs, or the American Music Awards? Authors hobnobbing with publishers and editors, dressed to the nines, attending Stephen King’s after party in a posh hotel in West Hollywood Park. Celebrated and political […]

All the things at the library! (By which I actually mean “my 5 favorite library things to do in January.”)

All the Things [awl thuh things] | phrase of thing | Used to express over-eager or widespread, non-specific desire or action to do or have many, if not all, of a certain thing or action. Similar in use to “for reasons”. [1] It is January and the library has All the Things that are going […]