If you didn't hear that Trump is planning on cutting funds to SO MANY ESSENTIAL programs, then here you go. Also, some of these essential programs include the Institute of Museum and Library Services, an important source of funding for libraries and museums in the U.S. I want to talk a little bit about IMLS … Continue reading Save IMLS because libraries are essential
Hello friends, I know I haven't been writing. The summer was busy and then Doug and I got married. It was amazing - we have the best friends and family who helped us in so many ways. Other things are good: My new coworker is incredible and I'm so grateful she's at my library. I've … Continue reading What to say?
I've had a few things kicking around in my head that I've wanted to write about but have been extremely lazy. I haven't really been able to form them into coherent longer thoughts. So. I'll make semi-coherent short thoughts. Here's what I've been pondering: -First to all you YA/Teen librarians out there, do you feel … Continue reading Stray observations
Coming to you live from the Blizzard of 2015! There were least two feet of drifts outside my door this morning, so needless to say my library is closed. As you can see in the picture I had to dig myself a pathway out, and that door across the way? The one that is basically … Continue reading Trivia night success and snowmageddon 2015
In so many ways, I feel really unqualified to talk about the events in Ferguson, MO. I'm not from there - I do have some family in the predominantly white South County suburbs of St. Louis and was born in that area, but I don't really know it. I can't really say that I've experienced … Continue reading Thinking about Ferguson