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Lianne Lavoie
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Reading Dewey
This is where I'm going to track the reading I do for my personal challenge of reading a book from every division of the Dewey Decimal System. 000s Computer science, knowledge & systems 000 Computer science, information & general works 010 Bibliographies 02...
This is where I'm going to track the reading I do for my personal challenge of reading a book from every division of the Dewey Decimal System. 000s Computer science, knowledge & systems 000 Computer science, information & general works 010 Bibliographies 020 Library & information sciences
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Reading Through Dewey Decimal: An Ongoing Personal Challenge
I started working at a library as a shelver in 2015, and I constantly see books on the shelves that I want to read. Working there makes me want to read about every subject and learn all kinds of new things. So I got the idea to read a book from every divisi...
I started working at a library as a shelver in 2015, and I constantly see books on the shelves that I want to read. Working there makes me want to read about every subject and learn all kinds of new things. So I got the idea to read a book from every division of the Dewey Decimal Classification ...
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Dewey's 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: The Late Hours (23:00-4:30)
Well, for the first time ever, I gave up early on a read-a-thon! From 11:00 until perhaps 2:00 or so, I was reading The Girlfriend by R.L. Stine, and it was sufficiently scary and suspenseful to keep me awake. However, when I finished that one and switched ...
Well, for the first time ever, I gave up early on a read-a-thon! From 11:00 until perhaps 2:00 or so, I was reading The Girlfriend by R.L. Stine, and it was sufficiently scary and suspenseful to keep me awake. However, when I finished that one and switched to The Prairie Dog Conspiracy by Eric ...
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Dewey's 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: The Early Hours (7:00-11:00)
Happy read-a-thon day!!! I'll be updating sporadically throughout the day. I have a few places I have to be today (Alas, the whole world refuses to pause for the read-a-thon! What gives?), but I'll still be reading for the majority of the 24 hours. Behold, ...
Happy read-a-thon day!!! I'll be updating sporadically throughout the day. I have a few places I have to be today (Alas, the whole world refuses to pause for the read-a-thon! What gives?), but I'll still be reading for the majority of the 24 hours. Behold, my TBR pile!
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2016 Women Challenge
I'm always happy to sign up for the one challenge I never fail! :) A little over half of everything I read is written by women. But even though the challenge is easy for me, I like that it keeps me aware of the genders of the authors I read. I will once aga...
I'm always happy to sign up for the one challenge I never fail! :) A little over half of everything I read is written by women. But even though the challenge is easy for me, I like that it keeps me aware of the genders of the authors I read. I will once again be signing up for the level of ...
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2016 Alphabet Soup Challenge
An alphabet challenge!! I used to love the A-Z Reading Challenge, which sadly hasn't happened in the last couple of years, so I'm glad to find another challenge with the same idea! The goal is to read one book with a title starting with each letter of the a...
An alphabet challenge!! I used to love the A-Z Reading Challenge, which sadly hasn't happened in the last couple of years, so I'm glad to find another challenge with the same idea! The goal is to read one book with a title starting with each letter of the alphabet. Technically for Q, X, ...
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Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan
Title: Boy Meets Boy Author: David Levithan Publication Date: September 9, 2003 Length: 6 hours (audiobook) Boy Meets Boy is a sweet teen romance story that takes place in a town that has more than the average amount of acceptance for LGBT+ people. Gay stud...
Title: Boy Meets Boy Author: David Levithan Publication Date: September 9, 2003. Length: 6 hours (audiobook) Boy Meets Boy is a sweet teen romance story that takes place in a town that has more than the average amount of acceptance for LGBT+ people. Gay students are totally accepted by their ...
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Dewey's 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: The Busy/Grumpy Hours (11:00-23:00)
So, I ended up being out of the house for a lot of the daytime hours. I carried a book with me and read when I could. Over the last 12 hours all I read was the Spike Omnibus, which is 465 pages long. I chose that book for the busy hours because I figured th...
So, I ended up being out of the house for a lot of the daytime hours. I carried a book with me and read when I could. Over the last 12 hours all I read was the Spike Omnibus, which is 465 pages long. I chose that book for the busy hours because I figured the graphic novels would go faster so I'd ...
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2016 Diversity on the Shelf Challenge
I'm happy to see someone's hosting this challenge again! This will be my third time participating. The first time made me realise that almost everything I read is by white people. The second time made me a little more aware of that and I did a bit better, b...
I'm happy to see someone's hosting this challenge again! This will be my third time participating. The first time made me realise that almost everything I read is by white people. The second time made me a little more aware of that and I did a bit better, but still way off balance.
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2016 LGBTQIA Challenge
This reading challenge is for books that feature a main character who is LGBTQIA. This goes well with my ongoing efforts to diversify my reading. I'll be starting off easy with level Orange - 6-12 books. I'll list the books I read for this challenge below.
This reading challenge is for books that feature a main character who is LGBTQIA. This goes well with my ongoing efforts to diversify my reading. I'll be starting off easy with level Orange - 6-12 books. I'll list the books I read for this challenge below. Posted by Lianne Lavoie at 6:25 PM ...
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2016 Banned Books Challenge
I found another challenge to join! For the Banned Books Challenge I'll be trying to read some books that have been banned or challenged. Yay intellectual freedom! I'm going for the level of Trouble-Maker, which requires me to read 3 to 5 banned or challenge...
I found another challenge to join! For the Banned Books Challenge I'll be trying to read some books that have been banned or challenged. Yay intellectual freedom! I'm going for the level of Trouble-Maker, which requires me to read 3 to 5 banned or challenged books.
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Education
  • Red River College
    Library and Information Technology, 2013 - present
  • University of Manitoba
    Computer Science, 2006 - 2010
  • Transcona Collegiate Institute
    High School, 2002 - 2006
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Introduction
I enjoy dancing and reading. I love Star Trek, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Charmed. I blog about genealogy and books (on two separate blogs). I'm a cyclist. I'm a computer scientist, with a minor in philosophy. Languages I hope to learn fluently include French, German, American Sign Language, and Esperanto.
Work
Occupation
Library Tech Student
Employment
  • WikiTree
    User Group Coordinator, 2012 - present
  • Safeway Inc.
    Fuel Station Attendant, 2013 - present
  • Zywave
    Quality Assurance Analyst, 2011 - 2012
  • Tipping Canoe
    Web Developer, 2009 - 2010
  • Cereal Research Centre
    Java Application Developer, 2009 - 2009
  • Extra Foods
    Produce Clerk, 2005 - 2010
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Currently
Winnipeg
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Winnipeg - Winnipeg