Tag: public libraries

  • Science Fiction and Qualifications

    Today my partner, Joe Gebis (future Ph.D.), received a box of science fiction novels from his brother in the mail. I asked him why didn’t his brother give the books to a library, rather than pay for shipping to send them here. Apparently public libraries don’t need lots of science fiction. I told him that […]

  • Have gamers taken over libraries?

    Today Steven Cohen at Library Stuff posted an article by Dave Gibson about video games in libraries. Gibson writes: Libraries are now offering video games and movies to children. Paula Brehm-Heeger, president of the Young Adult Library Services Association said of the new entertainment available: “Librarians are really trying to respond to teens and to […]