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Cynthia M. Parkhill
Works at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Attended Cuesta College
Lives in Ashland, Oregon
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A Calistoga Junior/Senior High School journalism project addresses #bullying, circa June 2016. As a peer-abuse survivor, I express appreciation that this topic is being confronted in my former school. Each student account makes it that more difficult to deny that bullying took place in our school, or worse, blame the victim for abuse. http://cynthiaparkhill.blogspot.com/2016/08/calistoga-schools-student-writing.html
My ‘No Bully’ mugshot As a survivor of bullying, I try to monitor campus culture to verify that bullying is being acknowledged and dealt with at my former schools. My research led me to “Taking Action on Bullying,” student wr...
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 +RVTD is testing eFare option in #JacksonCountyOR
Bus fares by phone. Cartoon image created with Bitstrips Rogue Valley Transportation District (RVTD) seeks regular bus riders to help test an eFare option, which will allow riders to pay fares by phone or reusable card. The ...
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You COULD passively accept whatever Facebook shows you in your timeline, or you can set up lists that show you the pages you want to see, when you want to see them.
Cartoon image created with Bitstrips I’ve been interested for awhile in sharing my thoughts about the Facebook “Echo Chamber,” the tendency for Facebook to more-often display things that readers’ friends “liked” or shared, or...
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At more than $20 round-trip, an employee shuttle between Calistoga and Santa Rosa just doesn't match public transportation.
Source of image: County of Sonoma As a former area resident who relied on public transportation, I’ve been interested in the subject of public transportation between Santa Rosa and Calistoga. So I read with interest as the Ca...
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'On Your Mark, Get Set ... READ!' Summer Read activities begin at public libraries as soon as school lets out. Here's how I'm promoting Summer Read in Jackson County, Oregon.
Jackson County Library Services is promoting “Summer Read” activities that begin as soon as school lets out. Registration is free, and sign-ups can be done at any branch in the system. In Bellview school library, I’ve incorp...
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My review of "Classroom Friendly" pencil sharpener from Classroom Friendly Supplies.
Recently, I was privileged to try out a really great pencil sharpener, courtesy of Classroom Friendly Supplies. I had a bundle of unsharpened pencils at the ready when my “Groovy Green” sharpener arrived. Ready-to-use out of...
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This book's value is incalculable if it spares one child from #bullying and post-trauma, but I actually believe it has the potential to transform entire schools.
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Great memento for a significant day, the resumption of Saturday bus services in Jackson County, Oregon.
To celebrate the resumption of Saturday bus services, we caught Rogue Valley Transit’s Route 10 from Ashland into Medford, then spent a few hours on-foot. During our ramblings, we discovered The Artist in You, a do-it-yoursel...
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The delight continues: Reading "Sword in the Stacks," second volume in "The Ninja Librarians"
It was such a delight to read The Accidental Keyhand, first book in The Ninja Librarian</i>s, that I eagerly accepted an invitation by series author Jen Swann Downey to read the second book. As Sword in the Stacks opens (Sour...
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Libraries are among those observing International Yarn Bombing Day. What's happening at your library tomorrow?
Image credit:Dover Public Library In Dover, Ohio: Crafters of all ages and creative ideas are invited, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, to celebrate International Yarn Bombing Day by decorating the front entrance of the Dover Pu...
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Win-win: I chop a dress or tunic to make it #bicycling  compatible, then assemble left-over fabric into a hat   #cyclehack   #sewing
Talk about a win-win situation: I chop the hemline of a dress or long tunic so that I can wear it, paired with pants or leggings, while I ride on my bicycle. This saves garments that, while loved, might otherwise never be wor...
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Rogue Valley Transit buses get me where I need to go, and contribute to my ability to be part of the local economy.
Photo by rickie22 on Flickr. Reused under terms of Creative Commons Now that ballots have been mailed out to Jackson County, Oregon residents, I hope that locals will consider voting for 15-141, a “Local Option Tax” to suppor...
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I work part-time as a library professional in Bellview Elementary School in Ashland, Oregon. During my shift, I'm essentially responsible for day-to-day activities in the library. I check items out to patrons, check in, sort and shelve returned items, assist patrons to locate items in the library, create library signage and prepare new items for use, including catalog records and physical labeling. I assist the library’s teacher-librarian with her library-skills curriculum. I additionally work part-time in a variety of capacities. I serve as web content editor and support Religious Explorations at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. I pack orders and generate shipping labels for an orthopedic positioning cushion manufacturer, Body Support Systems, and assemble hats for Hat People of southern Oregon.
Skills
blogging, collection development, desktop publishing, library access services, social media, content marketing, email list management,
Employment
  • Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
    Web editor, 2015 - present
  • Ashland School District
    Library professional, 2013 - present
    My official classification with Ashland School District is "Educational" or "Library Assistant." I'm essentially responsible for all day-to-day operations In Bellview Elementary School library. I check items out to patrons, check in, sort and shelve returned items, assist patrons to locate items in library. I create library signage, generate patron accounts and records for new books in the Follett "Destiny" library catalog. I recommend items to be added to the collection and identify candidates for "weeding." I process new materials and supervise students in the library. I assist the district's elementary teacher-librarian with her library-skills curriculum.
  • Lake County Library
    Volunteer, 2009 - 2013
  • Jackson County Library Services
    Volunteer, 2013 - 2015
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Ashland, Oregon
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I’m a library professional and editor who “wears many hats.” Creativity is my superpower. I travel by bicycle and bus. I draw attention to issues faced by adults who are on the autism spectrum, with special concern for the targets of bullying among both children and adults.
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I’m a library professional and editor who “wears many hats.” Creativity is my superpower. I travel by bicycle and bus. I draw attention to issues faced by adults who are on the autism spectrum, with special concern for the targets of bullying among both children and adults.
Education
  • Cuesta College
    A.S. in Library and Information Technology, 2010 - 2014
  • Sonoma State University
    B.A. in English
  • Santa Rosa Junior College
    A.A. in Communications
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Cynthia Parkhill