Thommy Ford Reads

A blog by the staff of the Thomas Ford Memorial Library

All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release by Jean-Michele Guesdon and Philippe Margotin

The spindle on my inner phonograph is stacked high with Beatles records. I have just finished reading All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release by Jean-Michele Guesdon and … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Identity Theft: Help from the Information Desk

It is Reference Awareness Month. Here is more important information found by the reference staff at Thomas Ford. The Federal Trade Commission has joined with the Public Library Association to … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped: Help from the Information Desk for Thomas Ford Members

It is Reference Awareness Month, a good time to highlight how we assist our readers with special needs. At the Thomas Ford Memorial Library Information Desk, we are often asked … Continue reading

October 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Thommy Ford’s Guide to Elections: Help from the Information Desk

This is Reference Awareness Month. Enjoy this example of how we help people every day from the Information Desk. In this digital age, information about government and elections has migrated … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Questioning Mary Schmich: How to Iron Clothes: An Information Desk Perspective

This is Reference Awareness Month. Enjoy this reflection on how we help people every day from the Information Desk. Mary Schmich at the Chicago Tribune stated in a column recently … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Banned and Challenged Books: Resources at the Information Desk

October is Reference Awareness Month. We are starting a day early with this post about how the librarians at the Information Desk can help students. Today is the 30th Anniversary … Continue reading

September 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Book Cover Archive

This month we’re celebrating book cover design with a display hand picked by the Adult Services staff for what’s on the outside of the book. So stop by, take a … Continue reading

September 4, 2012 · Leave a comment