John Green, Summer Reading, and Librarian reunions

It's been a full week! The Fault in Our Stars movie adaptation came out last Friday, and while I still haven't seen it yet, it seem to have been on everyone's collective mind. I really liked the book - it was a really personal read for me as I had a friend in high school … Continue reading John Green, Summer Reading, and Librarian reunions

My job title should be “Hunger Games Librarian”

I shouldn't complain! I do love The Hunger Games. I had another program yesterday. We made bows out of popsicle sticks and dental floss and arrows out of q-tips! Drugstore archery at it's finest. After practice you could shoot about 10 feet with some gesture toward accuracy. It was great! The best thing about the … Continue reading My job title should be “Hunger Games Librarian”

YAs in the news, or Joel Stein is a meanie

Young adult literature - and young adult books, which is what I call the Gossip Girl novels - have been in the news a lot lately. There's the Hunger Games, Twilight, 50 Shades of Grey (I'll explain how this bondage/erotica trilogy is related to YA lit in a minute), and more movie adaptations are being … Continue reading YAs in the news, or Joel Stein is a meanie