Libraries are awesome, and so are the people who work in and visit them!
Join me Fridays at 7pm on Instagram Live @FeministLibrarian for conversations with library-lovers from around the world so you can get to know what the library professions are REALLY about.
No “shhhhing” here!
Upcoming Episodes on Instagram Live
Join me on Friday August 14th at 7pm EDT on Instagram Live (@FeministLibrarian) for a discussion with our Read Against Racism Book Club author, Aisha Redux (@StupidBlackgirl). We’ll chat about her book, Stupid Black Girl, her experience as a Black American woman of West African descent, the Black Lives Matter movement, recent protests, and her writing process. Bring questions! (Sign up for the Read Against Racism book club here.)
Join me on Friday August 21st at 7pm on Instagram Live (@FeministLibrarian) with Shannon Bland (@Shannon_Not_So_Bland), creator of @BlackLibrarians! Shannon is the branch manager of Charles County Public Library in Maryland. She’s also a talented graphic designer and artist! We’ll discuss the importance of Black representation in the library profession, her creation of @BlackLibrarians, its recent growth in response to Black Lives Matter protests, and how librarians can be activists and allies both inside and outside the library. Bring questions!
Join me on Friday August 28th at 7pm on Instagram Live (@FeministLibrarian) for a drink with Renae Rapp AKA @The_Tipsy_Librarian! Renae and I pursued our MLIS together at UAlbany, and she has since started a job as a librarian at SUNY Maritime. We’ll chat about her job hunt, how she came to create The Tipsy Librarian blog, her experience starting her position during the pandemic, what it’s like to work in archives, and more! Bring questions!
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The Feminist Librarian presents LibrarianLive with middle school librarian, Karina Quilantan-Garza! She received the Texas Library Association of School Librarians’ Media Virtual Presence Award in 2019 for her social media projects, presence, and promotion. Here’s our chat about librarians, the pandemic, social media, and library advocacy. Tune in next week!