Tag Archives: ALA

Happy New Year From Brash Librarian

Happy New Year, Friends! Here we are, already into the beginning of our second week of 2017. We lost many great people in 2016 like Alan Rickman, Elie Wiesel, Prince, and library supporter/book lover David Bowie, to name a few. Debbie Reynolds … Continue reading

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Brash Jobs: MBA Program & Other Updates

Hey Friends! Whew! Once again, I’m going through another week at a hundred miles an hour. This week has been focused on migrating to a new computer management system and the end of my summer MBA class. Add in somebody from … Continue reading

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Brash Jobs: Better Library Leaders

Hey Friends! WOW, I can’t remember the last time I was this busy. In the last week or two, I have: Traveled to several libraries to look at RFID technology. Rolled out new computer/print management software in the library, and … Continue reading

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ALA: Hold Tight, People.

Heeeey Friends! Whew, this last week or so has been wicked-mad-cool-sick-nasty-awesome! So in my last few posts, I’ve mentioned that I would be attending the American Library Association (ALA) conference this year in Orlando. If you’ve been following my Facebook, Twitter … Continue reading

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Brash Jobs: How to Succeed in The Job Market

Hey Friends! This edition of Brash Jobs is brought to you by some friends who make for a good story. As a member of the Florida Library Association (FLA) and a member of the FLA Facebook group, I often read … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Programs

Hey Friends! Today, I’m going to talk a little about the everyday stuff inside the library…I’m hoping to give non-librarians a glimpse into what we consider the norm. For those of you who don’t know, libraries decide on a theme is … Continue reading

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How Much Do You Love Your Librarians?

Hey Friends! This week, I have a favor to ask. It’s not too big, it’ll require a little bit of your time, but it’s for a good cause. The American Library Association (ALA) initiative group I Love Libraries is having their … Continue reading

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Happy Brash Holidays…And last minute shopping?

Happy Holidays, friends! (I wanted to cover the whole spectrum but “Merry Kwanzukkahmas” sounded catchier in my head.) So whilst crafting my next Brash Jobs post, it occurred to me that perhaps I shouldn’t be writing about that kind of stuff … Continue reading

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National Library Week – Worker’s day!

Yup, it’s still Tuesday. Time for post two of this week! Today is National Library Worker’s Day! NLWD is a day for library staff, users, administrators and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers. So the … Continue reading

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