Category: Libraries

When a book gets adapted, I look the title up at the Winnipeg Public Library site to see if it’s available or its current status. If the book title involves Richard Armitage, double or triple that curiosity. I took a peek at Heads You Win by Jeffrey Archer, a sliding-doors-esque novel with 37 copies and […]

When a new Richard Armitage project gets announced, the first question coming to mind, besides will he ever film a movie in Manitoba, usually involves will I get to see it as a Canadian? Berlin Station? Superchannel and that’s only after season 1 long since aired. Brain on Fire? As said by SueBC, Netflix has […]

On Friday, October 20th, we had Canadian Library Workers Day, a moment to appreciate library techs, clerks, and volunteers in library settings. I had a post drafted, and it didn’t feel right. It’s more than the books, databases, and sitting spaces in a given library. So, I trashed the post and went the K.I.S.S. route, […]

Note Time to bring this blog back to its roots. October is Canadian Library Month, and it’s time to talk libraries. Let’s start with when does self-taught end and ‘pulling a Hermione’-running to the library-begin. Futher Note I want to make ‘pulling a Hermione’ a thing. I had periods the self-taught way to learning proved […]

Not a day goes by when I hear: We can Google everything so why bother with a library. Aren’t libraries getting obsolete? I have no time to use library resources, so I Google. You guys must hate Google, uh? Any variation of all the above and more. I get it. Google can spit out results […]

This site originally started as a library blog, hence the name Stacks and Ranges. Now we go from browsing the library of my mind to going to something related to libraries. Spring time means conference time to library professionals, and Winnipeg proves no exception. The Manitoba Libraries Conference has already started and slated to finish […]