Blog Post 8: Reflective Practice: Finding Balance and a Heart-Centered Way of Life in Libraries

Sometimes, too tight and stifling is the world, and sometimes too wide and overwhelming and frightening is the world. But in the library, the world can fit me just right. ~Viola A. I Carry a Pair of Tennis Shoes in My Car and I Go For Walks The last week or so, I have had […]

Blog Post 4: Participatory Service, Transparency, and “Homegoing” (With Personal Reflections on Viewing the Self as Participant)

Participatory Service in Real Time “Looks like you’re famous!” my coworker said on Thursday, later in the afternoon, when I sat in the break room having a snack during my 15-minute break. “Yes,” I said, “I am famous, but seems like my fame comes and goes!” We both smiled. My coworker had heard the news swirling around […]