[Michlib-l] pajamas in the library

COO Lavonne Marshall coolm at llcoop.org
Thu Nov 21 06:52:21 EST 2013


Well, I for one kind of enjoyed the pajama talk. Glad it's over but it was a diversion.

LaVonne Marshall 
Director 
Coopersville Area District Library 
333 Ottawa Street 
Coopersville MI 49404 
616-837-6809

"If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and 
you will always 
look lovely" Roald Dahl

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From: <susan.wess at milanlibrary.org> 
To: "Cathleen A Russ" <C.Russ at troymi.gov>, "Donna Winter" <dwinter at livonia.lib.mi.us>, "Mike Evans" <mevans at hastingspubliclibrary.com> 
Cc: "michlib-l \(michlib-l at lists.mcls.org\)" <michlib-l at mail.mcls.org> 
Sent: Wed, 20 Nov 2013 19:39:21 -0700 
Subject: Re: [Michlib-l] pajamas in the library

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> I think we should discuss if they come in wearing pjs and carrying a cat that they want to become a library cat 
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> Susan Wess, M.L.I.S.
> Director
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> 151 Wabash St.
> Milan, MI 48160
> 734.439.1240
> 734.439.5625 -- FAX             
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> Subject: Re: [Michlib-l] pajamas in the library
> From: Cathleen A Russ <C.Russ at troymi.gov>
> Date: Wed, November 20, 2013 6:06 pm
> To: "Donna Winter " <dwinter at livonia.lib.mi.us>, Mike Evans
> <mevans at hastingspubliclibrary.com>
> Cc: "michlib-l (michlib-l at lists.mcls.org)" <michlib-l at mail.mcls.org>
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> Should we focus on the pajama pants, or be happy they are using the library instead of going elsewhere?  
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> Cathleen Russ, Library Director 
> Troy Public Library  
> 510 W. Big Beaver Road 
> Troy, MI  48084 
> 248.524.3544 
> C.Russ at troymi.gov 
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> From: michlib-l-bounces at mail.mcls.org [mailto:michlib-l-bounces at mail.mcls.org] On Behalf Of Donna Winter 
> Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 2:22 PM
> To: Mike Evans
> Cc: michlib-l (michlib-l at lists.mcls.org)
> Subject: Re: [Michlib-l] pajamas in the library 
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> Do you also tell young men they can't wear their jeans around their knees? What about girls in yoga pants/leggings? Then there's the grandma in a miniskirt.... 
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> Point is, there's no accounting for taste, but a public building is not a fine dining establishment. If these people are not embarrassed to go out in public in their pajamas, it may be a sign of the downfall of society, but does it really effect staff's ability to give good public service? 
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> Donna Winter, Automation Services Librarian
> Livonia Civic Center Library
> 32777 Five Mile Road
> Livonia, MI 48154
> ph: 734-466-2675 
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> From: "Mike Evans" <mevans at hastingspubliclibrary.com>
> To: "Kay Hurd" <khurd at adlmi.org>, "Lois Hartman" <lrhartman8 at yahoo.com>
> Cc: "michlib-l (michlib-l at lists.mcls.org)" <michlib-l at mail.mcls.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 2:10:17 PM
> Subject: Re: [Michlib-l] pajamas in the library 
> Hey, I have an idea, you know how they have a [UTF-8?]“People of [UTF-8?]Walmart” [UTF-8?]website….   
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> Michael Evans 
> Community Outreach Coordinator 
> Hastings Public Library 
> 227 E State St 
> Hastings, MI 49058 
> 269-945-4263 
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> From: michlib-l-bounces at mail.mcls.org [mailto:michlib-l-bounces at mail.mcls.org] On Behalf Of Kay Hurd
> Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 1:03 PM
> To: Lois Hartman
> Cc: michlib-l (michlib-l at lists.mcls.org)
> Subject: Re: [Michlib-l] pajamas in the library 
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> I’ve seen a lot worse come into our library then pjs.  As long as [UTF-8?]they’re wearing a shirt and have shoes on we put up with it. 
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> Kay Hurd
> Director
> Almont District Library
> 213 W. St. Clair, PO Box 517
> Almont, MI 48003
> (810)798-3100 voice
> (810)798-2208 fax
> khurd at adlmi.org 
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> On Nov 20, 2013, at 12:58 PM, Lois Hartman <lrhartman8 at yahoo.com> wrote: 
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> This is one of my pet peeves.  I would like to hear see something on this also. 
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> Lois Hartman 
> Watervliet District Library 
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> On Wednesday, November 20, 2013 12:51 PM, North Adams Library <northadamslibrary at gmail.com> wrote: 
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> Hello all, 
> How do you address the issue of adults wearing their pjs to the library? Not for a special program, they just are out and about in their pjs. I searched online this weekend for policies dealing with this, but found nothing. 
> If you have a policy that addresses this issue, I would appreciate hearing from you.
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> Thank you! 
> Phyllis  
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> Phyllis Rickard
> Director
> North Adams Community Memorial Library
> 110 E. Main St., PO Box 248
> North Adams, MI 49262
> 517-287-4426
> northadamslibrary at gmail.com
> http://www.northadamscml.michlibrary.org/ 
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