On Wednesday, Gray sent a terse letter to the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that deemed all local government employees—including librarians—“essential” personnel, putting them in the same category as police officers, firefighters, and teachers. That means they would be exempted from a government shutdown, and allowed to report to work and serve their patrons as usual.
The only man with common sense in Washington.
The new George Washington library at Mount Vernon features a trove of his books and manuscripts.
That awkward moment when you say goodnight to a patron but they are just retrieving papers from the wireless printers just outside the door.
A freshman refused to check out Moulin Rouge because it premiered in 2001 and she hates “old movies.”
I’m suddenly feeling old.
Waiting on their acceptances….