I talk a lot about summer reading for my patrons on this blog, but today I'm wondering what you are reading this summer or looking forward to reading. Personally, once I'm done finding those elusive happy GLBTQ YA books, I'll finish The Little Friend. Then I hope to get my hands on Neil Gaiman's new … Continue reading Grown-Up Summer Reading
Last week I ran one of the best programs that I've ever done, at least in my opinion. And I took pictures, so you get to see all of it's glory. The program was 'Teen Iron Chef' which I had heard about but was nervous about actually presenting. It sounded like a lot of work: … Continue reading Teen Iron Chef
Someone nominated me for a blog award thingy! Isn't that nice!? It's the Booker Award (sadly not to be confused with the Man Booker Award/Prize). Cool! So to accept, I do the following: #1, thank the person who nominated you. #2, name your five favorite books. #3, post the award icon on your blog. … Continue reading Someone likes me!
Ahh weeding. Who doesn't love it? I don't mean weeding in a garden, I mean getting rid of the crappy books in a library's collection. They might be crappy because they are old or because they got destroyed or they are ugly or offensive. Circulation actually goes up after you weed because patrons can see … Continue reading An ode to weeding