I promised you a Doctor Who Apidose Plushie tutorial and I'm going to DELIVER! This tutorial is based on Erica Kern's tutorial but made easier for those who don't have a sewing machine or don't want to use a sewing machine with teens. I may try her tutorial some day because it's adorable and really professional looking, … Continue reading Craft time: Easy Doctor Who Adipose Plushies!
I realize that everyone else in the world has read Gone Girl, but I finally got around to it. At first, because I'm a jerk, I didn't read it because it was popular and everyone was reading. If everyone likes it, it must appeal to the common masses and therefore is crap. I am not … Continue reading I finally read Gone Girl! Hello 2012!
Yesterday was our Life-Sized - not "life-seized" as I posted on Wednesday; proofreading's dumb - Candyland and it was a success! We have been planning this for a few months with our Volunteen Advisory Board (VAB). In the fall, we asked them if they wanted to put on a life-sized board game for little kids … Continue reading Candyland!
It's not because I'm supposed to, or because they pay me to, or because it's glamorous. It's because I love working with my patrons, and my teen patrons especially. Yesterday I had a drop-in games and crafts program in our teen space. I had a handful of kids not traveling for school vacation and whose … Continue reading The reason I go to work everyday
A goal for this year at work is to incorporate more passive programming into teen services. I just finished reading Happier at Home which is making want to make goals and resolutions - things I at which I usually scoff derisively - but I do think that they help me get things done. Why passive programming? Because I … Continue reading Passive programming