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Scottish Librarian Shares What She’s Realized About Folks While Working At The Library: Crucial Linking, Might 21, 2019

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“There’s one thing virtually magical about libraries. Perhaps it’s the silence or the unimaginable quantity of data, however the place definitely has a particular vibe. And most of us spend too little time there to unravel it. Fortunately, a librarian from Scotland named Mel (@grumpwitch) has determined to carry the veil off of those secrets and techniques, sharing a few of the trade insights that she has realized on the job.”

Now it is a hell of a Twitter thread—all of the feelings!

“Once I was a bit of lady I liked tales about miniature individuals: first image books about Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, then mighty Little My from Tove Janson’s Moomintroll books, Mistress Masham’s Respose by T.H. White, Rumer Godden’s The Dolls’ Home, however above all, The Debtors collection by Mary Norton. The tiny Borrower household lead a secret life contained in the partitions of outdated homes, and as soon as found, mild out into the big wilderness of the entrance yard and the sphere. I liked The Debtors past all motive.”

Give me all of the area of interest e-book lists!

“TBS will now now not simply be comedy-focused. It’s increasing into drama and is taking up the long-gestating Snowpiercer from its sibling, TNT, which can be going by way of a facelift proper now.

The futuristic thriller collection, starring Daveed Diggs and Jennifer Connelly, would be the first foray into drama for TBS. It has already been renewed for a second season forward of its season 1 debut, which is now set for Spring 2020.”

That they had me at Daveed Diggs and Jennifer Connelly—make all of the popcorn!

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