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melissa mannon
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Archivist and Cultural Heritage Consultant
Archivist and Cultural Heritage Consultant

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Library Design Tips - SLJ
Space planning is an important component of running a successful institution School Library Journal -  Library Design Tips

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When History and Science Meet
This past week, I attended an event at the  McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center  here in New Hampshire that marked the 30th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger disaster . On January 28th, 1986, the space shuttle exploded just 73 seconds into its miss...

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School Library and Museum Collaboration
Museums and schools should be natural partners. So, when I began working at a high school library three-and-a-half years ago, one of the first things I did was seek out an institution willing to try something a little different. My goals were mainly twofold...

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The Compassion Economy
The New Year is always a good time for reflection on yourself and the world around you. I have been thinking a lot over the past few years about my work, its meaning to me, to those around me, and to the world. Today I address the role of, and try to assign...

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Who we are
I am growing as a teacher and presenter, relying on my personal stories to deliver messages of history, heritage, hope, compassion, unity, and community.  There is no better way to connect with other human beings than to share stories. We build relationship...

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A Sturbridge Village Learning Experience
The girls enjoy some candy and fudge in front of a gift shop at Old Sturbridge Village This week, I took my daughter and her friend to Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts. The Village is the largest living history museum in New England on over 200 acres...
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