(EBOOK) Celebrating the Third Place Inspiring Stories About the Great Good Places at the Heart of Our Communities author Ray Oldenburg


I had heard about this book on *a conference call and immediately downloaded it to my Kindle Unfortunately I didn t realize it was *conference call and immediately downloaded it to my Kindle Unfortunately I didn t realize it was a collection of stories when I bought it as I ve now discovered I d have been better off searching for his original book The Great Good Place I enjoyed the first handful of stories in this book but then found myself reading basically the same thing over and over I ot to about 40% reading and uickly as I went to see when I d et to the next new concept then went to the clickable table of contents and just started skimming through a handful of paragraphs in the rest of the book After a few stories you *Get The Basic Principle And The Rest Is Simply Repetition *the basic principle and the rest is simply repetition don t want to take anything away from the people and businesses highlighted in the book ood people Gone: The Disappearance of Claudia Lawrence and Her Father's Desperate Search for the Truth good work But for what I was looking for principles I could apply in my own setting this book became redundant uite uickly stories of varying uality about inspir. Nationwide and entrepreneurs are committing themselves to creating and running third places also known asreat ood places In his landmark work The Great Good Place Ray Oldenburg identified portrayed and promoted those third places Now than ten years after the original publication of that book the time. .
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It clued in to something I ve been yearning for without realizing what it was a community The examples provided range from coffeeshops to restaurants to a arden center to a Moonrise (Snowfall, gym to a barbershop to a prison yes really These places seem to be disappearing uickly in our sterilized cookie cutter society so if you have one or manage to find one hang onto it I read this on vacation this summer Itot me all fired up and dreaming again about the 3rd Place It brought out a lot of reat conversations between me and my husband and our son too I love books *That Spark Good Conversation Mildly Interesting But *spark ood conversation Mildly interesting but similar Not of much use to the researcher I read this after Ray Oldenburg s classic The Great Good Place This is a collection of stories and cases of Third Places across the US uick to read also I must note that this was compiled 14 years ago and several of the places included have since failedshut dow. Hangouts a regular part of their lives Among the establishments profiled are a shopping center in Seattle a three hundred year *old tavern in Washington DC a arden shop in Amherst Massachusetts a coffeehouse in Raleigh North Carolina a bookstore in *tavern in Washington DC a arden shop in Amherst Massachusetts a coffeehouse in Raleigh North Carolina a bookstore in City Michigan and a restaurant in San Francisc. .

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Ing 3rd places reat for *getting of a feel of what it takes be a third place and how *of a feel #Of What It Takes To # what it takes to a third place and how that category is but not all of the stories are eually a pleasure to read some are sup What was it about Comparing to his original work on sociology of places this work ain t nothing than a brochure useless waste of paper if you ask meAs I have mistakenly purchased this one first I was uite furious DDon t buy it just don t Everyone who wants to create a sense of community in their town or neighborhood needs to read this book The face of libraries across the US is changing and the Third Place might just be a coffee shop or community center not necessarily a library Librarians need to make their libraries welcoming as the third place in their community Found it interesting to begin with but the stories ot old after awhile They just seemed to repeat themselves Same storie different location Prison best example of third place Where Do You Go for Community tha. Has come to celebrate the many third places that dot the American landscape and foster civic life With 20 black and white photographs Celebrating the Third Place brings together fifteen firsthand accounts by proprietors of third places as well as appreciations by fans who have made spending time at these.