Category Archives: libraries

  1. Odors, Cursive, and Reading

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    June 8, 2017 by libroshombre

      Reading a new library book by Keith Houston titled “The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the most Powerful Object …
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  2. OLLI, Yancey, and X

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    May 3, 2017 by libroshombre

      The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), one of Fairbanks’ intellectual jewels like our public library, offers a wide array …
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  3. Abhorring Information Banning

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    April 24, 2017 by libroshombre

      A recent round of reading has left me ready to revive the seventeenth-century British political party known as “the …
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  4. Service Animals, Sheepskins, and Marc Antony’s Gift

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    March 23, 2017 by libroshombre

      No one at my library school ever mentioned a number of items that would later loom large. For example, …
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  5. Curious Cats, Stolen Thunder, and Gold Cards

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    February 8, 2017 by libroshombre

      Besides warming your cockles, purchasing a 2-year Gold Card with a $100 donation to the Fairbanks Library Foundation, means …
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  6. Patrons, Volkswagens, and Metaphors

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    January 24, 2017 by libroshombre

      The “word” of the year for 2016 is “dumpster fire,” according to the American Dialectic Society (ADS). A recent …
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  7. Wang Yi, Mr. T and Carrie

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    January 9, 2017 by libroshombre

      Commands shouted out by the Mr.T In Your Pocket (“Six Helluva Tough Guy Sayings; ‘It’s My real Voice, Fool!’”), …
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