Author Archives: Justin Brasher, Brash Librarian

Brash Jobs: The Cover Letter

Hey Friends! Following up my most recent post on resume writing, I figured the next logical step would be the cover letter. Many people underestimate a really good cover letter; if your resume isn’t enough to keep you in the … Continue reading

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Brash Jobs: The Resume

Hi, Friends! Today, my post comes out of necessity. I was taking my time to roll out my Brash Jobs series, but that was before COVID-19 became a world-wide crisis. With friends and fellow library peeps in the field being … Continue reading

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The Brash Librarian Returns

Hi Friends. It’s been awhile. It’s felt like only a week or two ago since I last posted, though it’s been much longer than that. It makes me wonder if time travel if possible (or if it may have just … Continue reading

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Prime Day Madness Has Returned In Doubles

Hi Friends! Once again, it’s that time of year. The wind is just right, something echoes in the air from afar and you know it’s coming…Prime Day. And because the Amazon app only reminds you 10 gazillion times that it’s … Continue reading

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Brash Jobs: Interview Do’s and Don’ts

Hi Friends! It’s that time of year when summer reading is in full swing. Kids are everywhere, programs are non-stop, and everyone wishes it wasn’t 104 degrees outside.   It’s also that time of year when people are applying for … Continue reading

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TLA Madness!

Hi Friends! This past week/month has been very busy but very productive! If you’ve been following BL lately, you’ll have heard that my library has a new director. It’s been about a month in, and spoilers: he’s pretty awesome. Not … Continue reading

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“The Public”: An Evening with Emilio Estevez

Hi Friends! Last week while looking at Oscar nominees, I learned that the Houston Public Library had extended us five tickets to an exclusive premiere of The Public. The film doesn’t actually hit theaters until April, so why did we … Continue reading

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