Category Archive: Weeding

Jul 02

A Little Weeding Anyone?

I know, you’re crazy busy with Summer Reading, but look at those books that don’t circulate in the summer. There may be a good reason nobody wants to check out those  ratty books! Created by  Dianne McKenzie, this visual guide to weeding nonfiction provides great tips on everyone’s favorite task. . .weeding.  

Feb 26

Get to Effective Weeding

There is a great short article on weeding in the November 15, 2009 edition of Library Journal (OK, so I’m behind on my reading) at It is short enough to share with busy board members.

Nov 20

And while we’re on the subject of weeding

Two librarians from mid-sized libraries in Michigan have created a blog called Awful Library Books.  If any of the books that appear on their site are in your library…it’s time to weed tham out.  This site has gotten so many hits, the librarians appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live.  THere is a link to their interview …

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Nov 20

Great Article on Weeding

Here is the link to an article in the November 15, 2009 edition of Library Journal.  All you reluctant weeders, please read Get To Effective Weeding.  You cen view the article by clicking on the title.

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