Rye Rolls

Rye Roll Stack

You know what’s great? Rye bread. You know what’s also great? Rolls. I imagine you can see where this is going. I was at the store the other day and impulsively bought some rye flour, and now here I am

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Idaho Police Did It Right

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Banned Books Week is a few months away, but in Meridian, Idaho, discussions have been going strong recently about what qualifies as appropriate reading. When Sherman Alexie’s book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian was removed from the 10th-grade reading list by

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Makerspaces Just Got More Affordable

Cats and Printers

Libraries have been exploring Makerspaces for a little while now, whether in academia or in public libraries. One of the prohibiting factors for their more widespread existence, however, has been the cost of the equipment involved. Right now, for instance, the latest

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In Which Bagels Happen

Amazing.

Coming off a real productivity spell last week, I had the idea that I was going to wake up very early in the morning a couple of days ago to make fresh bagels. This was, as it turns out, the right decision,

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About That Budget…

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Begging to be condemned as a bad April Fools’ joke, Rep. Paul Ryan released a budget proposal on April 1 that did little to help his reputation among librarians. In his proposal, Rep. Ryan (who was in the running for the

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Code4Lib: Day 3 and Recap

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Well, the end of Code4Lib 2014 has arrived. As with other conferences, the final hours had that last-day-of-camp feel to it (he said with the confidence of someone who had never been to summer camp). The breakfast hall was emptier. There was

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Code4Lib: Day 2

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Code4Lib today kicked off with the warning that it would be a very full day, and it did not fail to deliver. Presentations and discussions from 9-5 get to be pretty intense after a while, but it’s still a great

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