Because I am a detail-oriented nerd, I track the libraries that I visit. I usually take pictures if I can. Here is my post about the 2009 visits. I’m still using Daytum to track visits and I learned they just came out with an iphone app last month. I went to twenty-six different libraries for fifty-five visits total, I’m sure I have forgotten some. Hereâ€™s the short annotated list of what I was doing in libraries last year. I have a few library photos in this Flickr photoset.
- Kimball Public library (18) – my hometown library where I often worked this year.
- Hartness/Randolph (10) – the local academic library, open late, great DVD collection.
- Howe/Hanover (2) – my favorite bigger town library, so comfy, so lovely.
- Boxboro MA (2) – my Mom’s library, great for unwinding.
- Loussac/Anchorage Pl AK(2) – went here twice when I was at AKLA, neat architecture, busy place.
- Chelmsford MA(1) – came to see Brian, stayed to do work.
- Surprise AZ (1) – on a tour with my boyfriend’s parents. Neat libraries, so unlike New England libraries.
- Stowe Free VT(1) – former workplace of my great library pal Stephanie.
- New Bedford Pl MA(1) – I was on a weird research quest and they helped me out.
- Montpelier VT(1) – popping in to check email, lovely old wood in here.
- Burnahm Library, Colchester VT (1) – on a 251 club drive, nifty busy library.
- Goddard VT(1) – for a WordPress training, home library of my friend Helen.
- Beatley/Simmons MA (1) – before I gave a public speaking workshop.
- Cambridge (1) – walking distance from my boyfriend’s place, amazing renovation.
- Peoria AZ (1) – modern and fancy but sort of empty.
- Alling/Williston, VT (1) – fun history room and a snazzy bookmobile.
- Fort Lauderdale Reading Center, FL (1) – a weird non-library in some ways, well-loved clearly.
- Jericho/Deborah Rawson VT(1) – Fireplace and wifi, a great place.
- Palm Beach State College, FL (1) – busy place, old-fashioned building but modern collection.
- N Regional/Broward County Library, FL (1) – big and bustling, a little hectic.
- Niceville Pl, FL (1) – fun design, nice people, memorable fish tank
- Waterville NY (1) – doing great things, big lovely windows and light for a small place.
- Lantana Public Library, FL(1) – old fashioned and full, great location.
- Warren Branch, Indy (1) – super busy old style library/
- Nat’l Archives – Waltham MA (1) – friendly staff helped make awkward renovations managable.
- Maynard MA (1) – last library of the year, bright and busy w/ a great book sale.
6 thoughts on “2010 in libraries”
Glad you visited some AZ libraries last year! Come to the City of Tempe library this year–no empty-library vibe there!
I’m glad you think my library is neat.
I loved having you visit Stowe! now, to have you visit Portland…
That Flickr set makes me envy all of your beautiful Northeastern libraries.
Product catalogs and article libraries will always be the most popular sections ..
Comments are closed.