National Library Week

“Those Unloved Books” by Morris D. Forkosch, and “Office Windows” by Mildred B. Lee

For all of those who do love our law books….. And, for those who might have a different view… From Justice and the Law: an Anthology of Legal Poetry and Verse, compiled by Percival E. Jackson, available on HeinOnline.* *These benefits are reserved for solo attorneys and 100% subscribing firms. HeinOnline also requires that subscribing firms have …

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“Spectators in the Court Room” by Leta M. Edwards

Today, poet Leta M. Edwards posits the idea that all the knowledge of the Court resides in the law books….. From Justice and the Law: an Anthology of Legal Poetry and Verse, compiled by Percival E. Jackson, available on HeinOnline.* *These benefits are reserved for solo attorneys and 100% subscribing firms. HeinOnline also requires that subscribing firms …

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Finding your place – National Library Week in the time of COVID

When I first began planning our National Library Week (NLW) celebrations at the beginning of the year, I never could have imagined how different our lives would be in just four short months. Instead of on my computer in my office at work, this post was written on an old spiral-bound notebook leftover from college. …

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Celebrating National Library Week as a Special Library

When it was decided that celebrating National Library Week would be a priority for our library, I went where every librarian goes looking for programming ideas: the internet (read: Pinterest). I tried all the official and unofficial sources out there but didn’t find much that would work for our situation. We are a subscription library …

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National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Melissa Barney

Melissa is the crafter among us at the Law Library so it’s no surprise that her current reading list includes The New Hexagon, by Katja Marek. This book teaches the art of English paper piecing, or using paper to stabilize pieces of fabric before sewing them together. A quick look at the contents of this …

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National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Amy Kurlansky

Amy’s reading list reflects the diversity of an attorney who also worked at a public library. Working at a public library affords the best exposure to new material because you’re constantly checking in material from people with vastly different reading preferences from one another as well as from yourself. Every public librarian I have ever …

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National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Lauren Morrison

Lauren’s current reading list reflects her dual life as a librarian and mother. For herself, she is reading Sing, Unburied Sing by Jesmyn Ward, with her oldest daughter, she is reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling and with her youngest daughter she is reading Pete the Cat, Fancy Nancy, and Jamie …

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National Library Week – What We’re Reading, Featuring Vanessa Seeger

It’s pretty rare for me to be reading only one book at a time. Right now I am reading three. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien If you haven’t read this series, you really should. Most people have seen the movies, but as with everything, the movies really don’t do …

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National Library Week – featuring Lauren Morrison

This week is National Library Week, a time where we celebrate libraries and all that they contribute to our communities. This year’s theme is “Libraries Transform.” We at the Hamilton County Law Library hope the services we offer serve this purpose for you. Whether through access to resources and technology, expert research assistance, or facilities …

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