My last post was two weeks ago? Yikes! Clearly the week after summer reading ending I needed to sleep!I can say that we had a great summer at MHL. Between the two of us, Clare and I put on around 34 programs in the month of July and around 15 in August. I can't remember … Continue reading The Magician’s Land
In light of this week's earlier post, I thought today I'd write about something a bit happier and more awesome. Well, I did talk about my awesomeness a bit on Monday, but that should be obvious. But some things that are truly great are books and the gift of literature. Wouldn't you love to share … Continue reading World Book Night 2014
Yesterday, I tried to be good and read a book about the Common Core. If you don't know what the Common Core is you probably live under a rock, don't have any children/teens or work with children/teens, or both. Actually, you should know what the Common Core standards are just because you're an American and … Continue reading Don’t throw out Anais Nin, it breaks my heart
Let's just first acknowledge that the above question is rhetorical. If I didn't think so, I probably wouldn't have a job or it would stupid for me to have the job that I do. Of course it's important and necessary in a way, but why? The "why" part of the implied follow up question to … Continue reading Is YA literature important? The expert and all-knowing answer from a librarian working with teens for all of one week.