This has been my summer so far: There have been so many big things that seem to be taking over my (mostly professional) life this summer. First there is summer reading, though that was less stressful than last year. Last year we set up our Volunteen program in a very strange, very time consuming way … Continue reading Do all the things!
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Confidence – I’ve got it?
There was a time, not too long ago because I really haven't been a librarian for very long, when attending a library conference made me feel awful. I would sit in all these sessions and hear what these amazing librarians were doing for their community and I just felt not good enough. Hearing about the … Continue reading Confidence – I’ve got it?
Goodness have things been busy in Anna-land! I saw sick for a few days, recovered, then went to New Hampshire, and of course worked, too. In this time, some fun things have been happening professionally. I got appointed to a YALSA committee: the Research Journal Advisory Board! Cool! This is what we do: "YALSA's Research … Continue reading Professional happenings
What about books for girls, Dumdum?
This is post in which I'm going to contradict and take myself to task. Apparently, I've been learning to play the Devil's Advocate so well I'll even do it to myself. I actually this is an important part of the critical thinking process - being able to argue with yourself and challenge your own viewpoints … Continue reading What about books for girls, Dumdum?
Shameless self promotion
Some of you may know I also write for YALSA's The Hub* blog every month. If you love YA books it's a great place for you and if you don't already read Forever Young Adult, that's another good place for you as well. This month I got to interview Elizabeth Ross about her Morris finalist … Continue reading Shameless self promotion