How art made me a better librarian

So I made this bold claim during a talk I gave a few weeks ago, at the SUNYLA annual conference. The theme of the conference was “the art of librarianship” and a few months…

The Model Librarian

modellibrarian

Via cincylibrary: Recently spotted in our collection: Patrons Are People: How to Be a Model Librarian, published by the American Library Association in 1956 and full of helpful hints prepared…

Mark Reigelman

Nest

Speaking of art in and around public libraries, have you seen this? The Reading Nest is a new site-specific installation by artist Mark Reigelman outside the Cleveland Public Library. Reigelman…

Cliff Eyland

Untitled by Cliff Eyland

On a recent trip to Winnipeg, I did what I usually do and spent a bit of time in the public library (dork!) and one of my favourite parts of…