Tag: Libraries

March 24, 2010

My remarks at the grand opening of Square Root Natural Foods

I was asked to speak on behalf of the Ricker Memorial Library at the grand opening of Square Root Natural Foods on Saturday, March 20, 2010. My remarks are below: When my family moved to Poland 20 years ago, we came from a town with a library that was staffed by a group of committed volunteers, but that was peripheral to the community. It was […]

April 26, 2007

Libraries That Matter

I found this neat quote from Eric Stackhouse, chief librarian at the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, in an article on the website of the Project for Public Spaces (linked below): “Librarians have to think about our spaces differently. Before we managed book collections, and today we’re doing much more management of community spaces.” Source: Libraries That Matter Thanks to Deb Locke who […]