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Holiday Fun at ALB

We like to take off some time during the Christmas holiday so we can recover in time for post-holiday problems like printers, copy machines, complaints about tax forms, and all the other fun stuff in a library.

Enjoy these ALB posts featuring parties, holidays and other goodness from yesteryear.

Peace, love, and stable funding to everyone in 2016!

Mary and Holly

Crap for Christmas

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It’s the Fourth of July!


Holly and I are enjoying a long weekend and we hope that all our American friends are taking time off.  We will be enjoying some time NOT waiting on patrons or unjamming printers. That will be waiting for us on Monday. Happy Independence Day and to my British pals, you still have to buy me a drink. I think it’s a law.

Those of you entertaining this weekend would maybe find these old posts helpful:

Fun Party Themes for All  Occasions

Just in Time For Holiday Parties!

Party’s Over






Happy Birthday ALB!

Believe it or not ALB is turning six years old today. My usual anniversary schtick is to repost our first book about the Soviet Union. It is still out there haunting a collection. ALB’s birthday also coincides with our birthdays (sort of). This always makes me a bit reflective on any acquired wisdom. Like most librarians, I am beginning to think I have seen anything and everything walk through the door of a library. I also think that I have personally seen every weird thing ever published.  So, this is my long-winded way of telling you that in honor of ALB’s birthday, I have decided to re-visit some of the posts that still make me say “What were they thinking?” Really. I want to know.

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