Library Visit 2021 – City Library Adelaide

I think this might be my favourite public library in South Australia. Maybe it’s to do with its location (heart of the city) and it caters to the city users. Date of Visit: 28 September 2021 Features: I loved the collection and the space of the City Library – Adelaide. Collection The library is a…

Library Visit 2021 – Port Pirie Library

Wow! What a brand new spanking library. I was surprised and impressed. I didn’t expect to visit a shiny new public from Port Pirie at all. I thought this town might have been backward but I have been proven wrong! What a progressive little town. Date of visit: 9 September 2021 Features: Apart from it…

Library Visit 2021 – Flinders Mobile Library

This was another serendipity moment. We were checking out the niche little town of Melrose in South Australia when I saw this mobile library! Here is their timetable for the first half of 2022 – just in case you’re in the Mt Remarkable and Port Pirie regional areas. Date of visit: 7 September 2021 Features:…

VALA Virgin

As you know I have an insatiable desire to learn about EVERYTHING – but for the purpose of this blog – I am mostly writing about professional learning. Yes this time I had the opportunity to attend the VALA 2020 conference for the first time! Wow. Finally! It’s been my dream ever since I started…

Book Review – The Library Book

As a librarian, visiting and learning about other libraries is a happy experience for me. Even if I’ve not visited the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) before, I feel like I have after reading Susan Orlean’s The Library Book. Orleans uses the story of the LAPL fire in 1986 to write and explore all things…