Tag Archives: libraries

Weekend Update: April 9-10, 2016

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Maureen Milliken (Monday), Kate Flora (Tuesday), Katherine Hall Page (Wednesday), a guest librarian (Thursday), and John Clark (Friday). We are celebrating National Library Week this week. Authors love libraries, … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts On A Clean Slate

Since Beth went to stay with our younger daughter Lisa for the week between Christmas and New Years, I decided to grab a friend and spend New Years Eve at an alcathon in Waterville. For those unfamiliar with the concept, … Continue reading

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It’s Not Your Grandmother’s Library Anymore

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, with a little story to tell you. Part of my regular morning reading is the online Franklin County newspaper, the Daily Bulldog. Imagine me sitting in my chair, curled up with my iPad, and clicking … Continue reading

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FOML Good Time in Hallowell

Ask any Maine librarian how many hats they wear and invariably they’ll mention several. One of mine involves my role as former president and current treasurer of Friends of Maine Libraries-FOML. In the 21 years the organization has been in … Continue reading

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Separation Anxiety, A Truckload of Booty, a Wedding Saved and the Shiny Cover Lady-Strange Tales From Libraryland

John here with some stories about things that didn’t make it into my library school curriculum. Some were shared with me by other Maine librarians, the rest come my own experiences. Before I get started with those, I’d like to … Continue reading

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Two or Three Six-Packs: Musings on the Airline and other things Maine

I planned on reviewing the other four YA Edgar nominees this time around and predicting the winner. However, I haven’t finished reading all of them and the competition this time around is going to be tighter than last year, so … Continue reading

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It’s a Small World – of Crime Fiction Writers by Julia Spencer-Fleming

“Writing must be such a lonely profession.” The patron hands me a stack of audiobooks to check out. She drops in every two weeks at the tiny country library near my house to get books for her commute into Portland. … Continue reading

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