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Alphabe Thursday … M is for Museum.

August 16, 2012

M is museum; to be precise the Museum of English Rural Life ; where I work.  I am a library assistant to the Librarian and Rare Book Cataloguer; in the Special Collections Department in the museum.
I work very closely with the rare books, their classification, preservation and storage.  I also work with the researchers who come daily to the Reading Room.
It is a position I enjoy and celebrate daily in my blog and twitter.

8 Comments leave one →
  1. August 16, 2012 1:55 pm

    How lovely to be the caretaker of such works of art!

  2. August 18, 2012 12:37 am

    That would be a fun job!

  3. August 21, 2012 7:27 pm

    That sounds like a really interesting job to do. I just love the feel of books, although I have to admit that I will get an e-reader. However, to hold and read a real book… is very different.

    • August 21, 2012 9:04 pm

      I really think that there is place for e books I have some … I like to buy cds but have nice collection of mp3s … choice is good xx

  4. August 22, 2012 6:07 pm

    Oh my. What a magnificent and fascinating thing to do every day.

    It would be cool to have work you are so passionate about.

    I really like the artwork at the top of this post. That peacock is quite majestic.

    Thank you for linking.

    A+

    • August 23, 2012 12:47 pm

      The peacock is a stain glass window in the reading room. The reading room was once the dining room looking out over magnificent gardens wich have been recently redone.

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