Category: be the best you can be
“Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?” -Robert Browning, from “Andrea del Sarto” That is one of the most famous lines in all of literature, but what does it mean? To me, it means that you should always strive for more than you can accomplish at a given […]
I love shelvers/pages/whatever you call them at your particular library. I love them so much because they perform such a vital job in the library. Excellent shelvers are a rare creature, I think. My ideal shelver puts away materials briskly and efficiently, asks for help when needed, and takes pride in the appearance of the […]
You should at the very least be competent, but I should hope that you’d rather strive to be exemplary.