Another note from Austin: living your life is not “too much”

I have another story from Austin I can't believe I forgot to write about it last week. I really should be at the grocery store right now because I forgot to get basil for the pizza I'm making (I cook Tuesday mornings because I work Tuesday nights) but I hate the grocery shopping. Anyway, at the … Continue reading Another note from Austin: living your life is not “too much”

High vs. low, adult vs. teen? Just read, folks.

[I've had two draft posts sitting around for a week or so without finishing them. Here's one. The next one is about adult library programming!] Apparently, there's another article about how books for kids/books for teens/trashy books/comics/not "literary fiction/not the classics/not the books the writer likes to read are bad for you and you shouldn't … Continue reading High vs. low, adult vs. teen? Just read, folks.

Letter to Gordon College President Lindsay

I realize that this is not about libraries but this is important. Last week I read an article during a break at work shared by a friend on Facebook saying that Gordon College, my alma mater, had affixed its name to a document that urges the White House to  include a religious exemption in a forthcoming … Continue reading Letter to Gordon College President Lindsay

Sometimes I want to be a Children’s Librarian

Mostly, I want to be a Children's Librarian when I hear about programs like this one over at the Show Me Librarian (Missouri! My birth-state!) where they had a professional ballerina come to talk about ballet, read a book, do some crafts, and take photos. Seriously!? This is such a fantastic idea. She even teaches … Continue reading Sometimes I want to be a Children’s Librarian