Summer is right around the corner and a long held tradition in the public library community is summer reading programs. Synonymous with youth and young adult services, summer reading is worth the revisit by adults. Science fiction is a gateway I believe there is a positive correlation between reading science fiction novels and genuine […]
Jason Griffey kicked off the session by introducing Dr. Vernor Vinge and talking about his many accolades as a science fiction writer and futurist. Dr. Vinge then talked about how humans are the best tool-creating animal and the only animal that has figured out how to outsource their cognition — how to spread their cognitive abilities into the outside […]
This 20th anniversary meeting of the “Imaginary Interest Group” was a well-run affair featuring free books, entertaining stories, and good-humored pandering towards librarians.