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Jun 10, 2019

The Care and Feeding of the Book

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

I just read that the Andrew Mellon Foundation awarded University of Washington Libraries a $1.25 million challenge grant to create an endowed senior conservator position. UW Libraries has some amazing material in its collection.  As a graduate student, I got to actually handle illuminated manuscripts from the Middle Ages, and as an undergrad, I checked out eighteenth century French plays…  MORE >>

Topics: General

Jun 3, 2019


Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith

May 27, 2019

Memorial Day

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

I am out of the country right now so I am re-running this article, a favorite of mine. Of course, now, World War I has been over for 101 years, but as I predicted, the interest in the war and its consequences continues to inspire more books. The Imperial War Museum in London was closed the last time I was there (2013) while a new World War I exhibit was being created. I will tell you all about…  MORE >>

Topics: General

May 20, 2019

Fake News

Suzanne Sanderson, Librarian

"And I want you all to know that we are fighting the fake news. It's fake - phony, fake." [APPLAUSE] "A few days ago, I called the fake news "the enemy of the people" - and they are. They are the enemy of the people. Because they have no sources, they just make them up when there are none..."  Donald Trump, 2/24/17

In these crazy days of fake news and alternate facts, you need a…  MORE >>

Topics: General