Hoarding is not collection development

Follow us:

Categories
Taking Your Library Career to the Next Level
PLA Weeding Manual
Making a Collection Count

Best Book Review Blogs” style=

The Book Blogger Awards 2017

self-help

1 2 3 7

Christian Advice for the Overworked

how to work with less energy

Work With Less Energy
Grant
~1955

Are you overworked? Can’t meet those deadlines? Forget your calendar and to-do list! God wants you to take a moment and look around. Rev. Grant came to an epiphany one day after watching people work:

“Today I watched a negro working. You know how they do. They work so relaxed, so gracefully.”

Evidently a few metaphors, Bible verses, and standing around watching people work is the key.

Mary

Continue reading

How to be a more interesting woman

How to be a more interesting woman
Wedgwood
1965

Ladies, here is your chance to shed your boring personality.  Learn to speak “properly” with a variety of conversation topics. Don’t be too aggressive and attempt to share your personal opinions. (Men don’t really like that.) I am really going to work on my lady skills with this nice book. I’m already halfway there since an interesting woman evidently hangs out in the library.

Mary

 

More Lady Stuff:

A Woman’s World (as told by a man)

Obey Your Man

How to be attractive

 

 

Continue reading

Cool Your Jets

How to Deal with Anger - cover

How to Deal with Anger
Fiedler
2007

Submitter: Kids (and many adults) can benefit from learning about their emotions, but a more up-to-date book would be more appealing and also more likely to actually leave our shelves, which this one has never done.

Holly: Wow, girlfriend on the cover has some serious issues to work through! Look – this isn’t the worst thing, but if it has never left your shelf in nine years, it clearly doesn’t appeal to your patrons. Move on and try again.

 

 

Continue reading

1 2 3 7