Tag Archives: National Library Week

So You’re Doing a Library Event?

Kate Flora: A few years ago, we offered an updated version here in honor of National Library Week. Following on our post yesterday, with pictures of some of us at library events, those suggestions appears below. It’s a happy part of … Continue reading

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Crime Writers in the Library

Today, to celebrate National Library Week, Maine crime writers are sharing photos of ourselves in libraries all over the state. Proof, we hope, of what we often say: That as writers, we LOVE Maine libraries and are grateful for the … Continue reading

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Behind the Library Curtain

John Clark helping celebrate National Library week with some behind the scenes stuff from the Maine Library listserv Melibs-l which has over 1200 members from all over the country. It’s where we discuss vexing issues, tap the collective wisdom to … Continue reading

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Wherever You Hang Your Hat

Katherine Hall Page: We’re closing in on Patriot’s Day, celebrated only in Maine and Massachusetts. Wisconsin has one that is a school holiday, but we know that’s not the real deal. The holiday is relatively recent. Maine replaced something called “Fast … Continue reading

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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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Writers–Did You Know Your Library Can Do All This?

Our guest blogger today, in honor of National Library Week, is—you guessed it—a librarian! To all the writers out there: I wanted to remind you of a few of the wonderful resources that libraries offer and most are free. Local … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: March 28-29, 2015

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Vicki Doudera (Monday), special guest Karla Whitney (Tuesday), John Clark (Wednesday), Sarah Graves (Thursday), and on Friday the mini-blog tour of this year’s Agatha Award short story finalists (Kathy … Continue reading

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Soup and Suspense? Death and Dessert? Tips for Successful Library Events

Kate Flora: Last year, I jokingly said that it was my goal to visit every library in Maine. I failed, but that just means there are many more libraries to discover and librarians to meet. It’s a happy part of … Continue reading

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Linda Lord Joins Us As Part of National Library Week

Everyone has his or her own story about entering the world of professional librarians.  Mine is simple.  I started teaching high school Social Studies the week I turned 22.  I loved the energy and excitement of working with teenagers, but … Continue reading

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An Ode to Libraries

This week, Maine Crime Writers are celebrating National Library Week with a series of posts for our Maine librarians. Today, we lead off with an author who has deep Maine connections and a deep love for libraries–Katherine Hall Page Henry … Continue reading

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