A round-up of interesting book lists found on the internet on Thursday, April 17, 2014
Librarians know that libraries change lives. Especially meaningful and important are the one-on-one connections we make with members of our community.
The Los Angeles Public Library offers a number of ways to help you with your resume as you do your job hunting:
“For a human character to reveal truly exceptional qualities, one must have the good fortune to be able to observe its performance over many years. If this performance is devoid of all egoism, if its guiding motive is unparalleled generosity, if it is absolutely certain that there is no thought of recompense and that, in addition, it has left its visible mark upon the earth, then there can be no mistake.”
The issue of eminent domain continues to be the subject of heated debate: progress versus preservation, the benefit of the many at the cost of the few, the rights of the county over the rights of the individual. However, in the case of the ill-fated Hollywood Museum, there was no debate; the county invoked its power and the individual had no say.