“People at USF could be Diggers if they wanted to –“

With institutions around the city celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, I got to thinking about our own campus’ proximity to the Panhandle and to the Haight Ashbury neighborhood. I wonder how the experience of the USF community was touched or shaped by its location during that summer… Gleeson Library has copies of the … Continue reading “People at USF could be Diggers if they wanted to –“

USF Book Club: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

Hello everyone! The members of the book club today acknowledged our trend of picking depressing/topically traumatic books recently, so we’re going with an uplifting page turner for April. We think The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows will do the trick. We’re meeting on April 14, 2010 (Wednesday) … Continue reading USF Book Club: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

Books by Librarians

You know lots of librarians turn to writing, right? That Jorge Luis Borges was a librarian is pretty well-known but this list of the Top 10 Books Written By Librarians from online bookseller AbeBooks might surprise you. I didn’t know Madeleine L’Engle was a librarian. But another of my very favorite children’s book authors, Beverly … Continue reading Books by Librarians