Michigan

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Quiz

I did a talk at a convention in Detroit a few weeks ago in which I encouraged people to become...

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Rock Rock Rock n’ Roll Librarian

Hey avenging librarians… A few weeks ago, Bill Harmer wrote a letter asking for our help. You may remember Bill...

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Maysan Haydar is Cool

My friend Maysan Haydar has always been cool. She introduced me to Bratmobile and Swing dancing back when such things...

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Cat and Girl on Vertical Files

I like Dorothy’s Donation Derby almost as much as I like her comic Cat and Girl. If you send her...

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Oxford

shannon Says: October 18th, 2005 at 1:47 pm e Awesome! If you make it to Oxford (hours train ride from...

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Library School angst

Where O where should this nice person go to library school? I got this letter the other day: I was...

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Librarians Rock on This American Life…sort of

Slobberingly-addictive radio program This American Life featured Michigan Libraries this weekend. I was painting the downstairs closet (braincell-killing homeowner goodness!)...

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Cartography Tricks

Maps are fun. Especially obedient maps. This blog catalogs some of the nifty things people have done with the Google...

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Flintstyle

Friends, we need to have a little talk. Judging from some of your emails, many of you are Woefully Ignorant...

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Escape from Flint

Last night I drove back to Ithaca from my hometown of Flint, MI. I had Great Expectations on tape, and...

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