Famous in Abilene

So this week, I’m almost famous in Abilene, Texas.  I wrote a story that was featured on the ilovelibraries.org website well over a month ago.  Since it was e-published, it’s been reprinted in hard-copy form in eight states, either in newspapers or library newsletters.  This week, the Abilene Public Library is printing it in it’s section of the local newspaper.  I guess I struck a chord, discussing how libraries can help people get through economic downturn.  I thought I was just talking about inexpensive or free stuff that libraries do, instead I’m getting emails thanking me for concisely summarizing library offerings.

I like librarians…we’re a good lot.  And we sure are trying.

Here is the article…

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