Author Archives: Theresa

About Theresa

I am a reference librarian currently working in North Carolina. I have always been passionate about history, education and the value of books in all of their forms. I also love how quickly we can access information through the immediacy of the web, especially social networks like Facebook and Twitter. I look forward to growing in my chosen profession.

The Climb to Katahdin

I went to a premiere of the documentary, The Climb to Katahdin, directed and edited by local Colton Calloway. He and his girlfriend Lindsay embarked on a six-month long journey to hike the Appalachian Trail and ultimately climb Mount Katahdin … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s new novel is enthralling

I am always excited when Neil Gaiman publishes a new book. I fell in love with his writing a few years ago. I did not discover the genius of Neil Gaiman until a friend turned me on to him. Now, … Continue reading

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Love is All Around

That great theme song. Those wonderfully written characters. The Mary Tyler Moore Show was a mainstay of my childhood. Even though I was born in the 80s, I was able to enjoy this show because my mother was a Mary … Continue reading

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Upcoming new books

I recently downloaded a sampler of books that have received a lot of buzz for the spring and summer of this year. And I have to say that of the 28 in the sampler, I am looking forward to reading … Continue reading

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Building a Better Block

Today, I went down to an event in Baton Rouge called Better Block BR. Organizers transformed Government St between Beverly and Bedford Streets with a street fair, crosswalks and a short bike lane. In an empty lot on Government St, … Continue reading

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Go Down to Sound City

As a huge music geek, I was ecstatic when Dave Grohl unveiled his documentary Sound City last month. I am a long-time Foo Fighters fan so I heard about through one of their e-mail blasts. After viewing the trailer about … Continue reading

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2012: Year in Review

It’s that time of year where everyone tries to tie up the year in top 10 lists. So here is my attempt. Here is a list of my favorite things from the year.     Book- The Fault in Our Stars … Continue reading

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Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore: Book Review

Do book lovers and technology enthusiasts have anything in common? Some may think they don’t but this book may just bring them together. A young, unemployed techie finds himself working in a rather unusual bookstore. This store carries rare encoded books that … Continue reading

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New job, new city

Well I  have officially relocated to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to be the new Teen Services Librarian at a branch in downtown Baton Rouge. The last month has certainly been an adventure. I had to quickly move over 800 miles. I could not have done … Continue reading

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The Art of the Raconteur

This past Friday night, I had the opportunity to attend a storytelling event called The Unchained Tour. The Moth, a storytelling network, traveled around the Carolinas to celebrate the art of the raconteur or storytellers. It was a mixture of … Continue reading

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