A new book is like a fresh-baked loaf of bread

It’s a new spectator sport! Seriously, as the Sacramento County librarian, Manya Shorr, explains, it’s a three-pronged program, involving self-publishing right in the library, the ExpressNet database (print any out of print book if you can’t find it anywhere else) and writing classes,

A charming history of ALameda County from 1897 can be printed in this way — through Google Books.

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MLIS, 2009. Mid-career changer, learning on the job at a major metropolitan library. Being at a reference desk day in day out teaches you a lot about the operation of a library, the many people who lead, organize and execute the work. It teaches you who lives in the city--lives of hope, lives of desperation? We participate in their daily struggle, in their excitement to learn, in the minute steps people take towards better situations in their lives. I learn from my colleagues, I share what I learn, and hope to get better at what I do.

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