went to the library on Wednesday and had to take the rest of the week off to recuperate
(btw I do have a studygram)
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No tea, no shade
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Bet you thought we forgot about this little project. Not so! It just took this long for staff to forget the taste of the tomato soup tuna... mold... aspic... thing.
Welcome to Eating Indiana Episode 2: Chicken-Ham Mousse!
In this series, LCPL librarian David finds recipes from Indiana’s past and feeds them to his co-workers, who are very good sports about the whole thing.
This installment’s recipe comes from a little book called Brown County Cookery (1961). Recipe below the cut!
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
2 T cold water
3/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp cayenne
3 egg yolks beaten
1 c hot chicken broth
1 c ground cooked chicken
1 c ground cooked ham
1 green onion, minced
1/4 c salad dressing
1/3 c whipped cream
Soften the gelatin in the cold water. In the top of a double boiler mix the seasonings and egg yolks. Stir in the broth, and cook over boiling water until thickened. Add the gelatin and stir until dissolved. Cool. Fold in remaining ingredients. Pour into 1 qt. mold and chill until form. Unmold on salad greens and serve with tomato wedges.
Recipe submitted by Mrs. Karl Martz
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April 1st, 2021 | A second day spent at the KBR in the heart of Brussels to work on my thesis. I love this place so much!
This chapter is taking a bit longer than expected to write but as spring blocus is coming, I'm hoping to finish it soon!
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literally nothing is funnier than hearing other people’s impressions of you. i’ve been working at the library since last monday & today my boss said i’m much more mature than she was at my age, which was incredibly nice, but also hilarious bc i spend all of my lunch breaks hidden away in the break room, like, browsing fanart or watching sailor moon or playing my 3ds or whatnot. adulthood is really just an elaborate larp game you play for 40 hours a week
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you and i
are like the wind
fighting the rain
on the stormiest nights.
- 𝙜𝙞𝙣𝙣𝙨𝙥𝙤𝙚𝙩𝙧𝙮 ©
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Freshmen moved onto campus today and so there were a lot of families wandering around the library (we got 47 questions about “where do I pick up textbooks” in six hours) ✨but✨ I ALSO had four different freshman come up and just ask me about the library!
Just like, “can you tell me about the library, like how I check books out and stuff?”
oh boy can I
Why yes I can absolutely tell you about my favorite place on campus and some stuff so you don’t feel lost and let me demystify how you get research help or book study rooms while I’m at it
(Please let this be an omen, I haven’t had a chance to do this sort of extolling/promotion to people who want it in so long, and I’ve missed the interaction!)
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PSA: did you lose your library book? Spill coffee all over it or leave it within reach of a 2-year-old and some crayons?
Really, we understand. Things happen. You think I haven't lost or ruined a library book or two in my time? Don't panic. Just let us know. If your librarian is any good, they won't judge you. If they do judge you, you go ahead and judge them right back for being a bad librarian.
If you can't afford to pay for the damage/loss, tell them you returned it. You're definitely left it in the book drop after hours. I encourage patrons to tell me that, even when they know for sure that they lost it, because that means that I can put a "claim" on it. That means that the patron returned it, but we can't find it. It happens sometimes. I don't know for sure, but I think other systems probably have the same thing or something similar.
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"Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing."
Jean Louise Finch, To kill a mockingbird (1960)
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Got a new little reader in the library, although I’m going to have to find a new place for him because I just found out I’m going to be our new Youth Services Librarian!!!!!!!
Love your art, @sarahluann! All the other librarians have been geeking out over it this morning!
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everyone needs to start reading children's picture books again. they have exclusively wholesome content. sincerely cheer me up. little animals in people clothes. tha k you for coming to my Ted talk
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29th of May, 2021 | Last serious exam of my whole university journey in two days. Haven't taken an oral exam in a year and this one is in Italian, but it should be alright. If I manage to sleep, it should be alright 😅
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i think the worst part of working at the library is that a very common small talk topic among my coworkers is what we’ve been reading lately & i’m always like *sweats in fanfic*
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This is a very fun, good-humored blog post about some things previously used by this library. The idea that pneumatic tubes would just shoot out and hit whoever was working the circulation desk...ouch!
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Because I got tired of patrons knocking into the plexiglass and trying to shove things through it, I made some signs.
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my vision is blurred,
it’s like sand in the eyes,
the tears collapse,
this time without delay,
they take each other
by the hand and land
together, waiting intensely
to be absorbed by the ground.
i watch them break
and i feel broken too.
- 𝙜𝙞𝙣𝙣𝙨𝙥𝙤𝙚𝙩𝙧𝙮 ©
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