Librarian Quick Takes

I found a bunch of librarian stories this morning. * Wendy Axhelm was “fired(Court next stop for fired librarian)”:http://www.dailyrepublic.com/articles/2004/03/17/news/news4.txt by the “Travis Unified School District(Travis Unified School District)”:http://www.travisusd.k12.ca.us/ because her busband, Harry, is a board member. * Marie Bryan says she was “forced out(I was forced to retire)”:http://www.davisenterprise.com/articles/2004/03/19/news/287new1.txt of her position as Director of the “Woodland Public Library(Woodland Public Library)”:http://www.ci.woodland.ca.us/library/. * Jeanell Morris believes her “community(Hood County, texas)”:http://www.co.hood.tx.us/ is polarized and is therefore “seeking(Retired librarian files for council)”:http://www.hcnews.com/news/get-news.asp?id=7545&catid=1&cpg=get-news.asp a position on the City Council. * Phyllis Hege recently “retired(Retirement won’t slow long-time Oxford librarian)”:http://www.wgtndailynews.com/articles/2004/03/22/news/news3.txt from the “Oxford Public Library(Oxford Public Library)”:http://skyways.lib.ks.us/towns/Oxford/library.html after a 30 year career. * Douglas Losey has been “hired(New librarian in Roxana to meet public Saturday)”:http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=11166675&BRD=1719&PAG=461&dept_id=25271&rfi=6 as Director of the “Roxana Public Library(Roxana Public Library)”:http://www.roxanalibrary.org/. * Cecelia Solomon is “returning(Librarian gets back to books)”:http://www.sptimes.com/2004/03/23/Hernando/Librarian_gets_back_t.shtml to the “Powell Middle School(Powell Middle School)”:http://www.hcsb.k12.fl.us/pms/ Media Center after a forced stint as a Social Studies Teacher by “new( Newcomer named principal at Powell Middle School)”:http://www.sptimes.com/2003/02/12/Hernando/Newcomer_named_princi.shtml Principal Michael Ransaw. * The unnamed Media Specialist at “Arthur C. Butler Elementary School(Arthur C. Butler Elementary school)”:http://www.egusd.k12.ca.us/district/butler.htm is on paid leave while an alleged incident of taping closed the mouths of students is “investigated(School Librarian Suspended For Taping Students’ Mouths)”:http://www.nbc5.com/education/2948532/detail.html. * Retired Librarian Attracta Harron has been “missing(Missing Librarian: Police Search Suspect’s Home)”:http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=2695327 for over three months and police are searching the home of their chief suspect. Actually there were more, but I thought I had done enough.