Escape the library! You and your team will have 15 minutes to solve a series of riddles, decipher the clues, and find the key to escape! Do you have the brainpower and teamwork skills needed to win? Recommended for adults, teens, and older children. When? International Games Day, November 21 2015 @1-4pm Where? The Meeting… Read More Escape Room in the Library
Hi internet! I worked almost every day in October and this is what I did: Ran a DIY terrarium program, set up a book art maker station, ran another colouring and zentangle program for teens, interviewed Andrew Pyper on stage, attended OLA’s annual RA in a Day conference in Toronto, participated in 2 staff training… Read More What I Loved #14: The Demonologist, Scandal, and Night\Shift
What is a Pop-Up Library? A pop-up library is a temporary collection of materials for patrons to browse and check-out, at a location other than the library. My program, Books in the Park, was hosted over the summer at Victoria Park downtown Kitchener, every other Wednesday from 1-3. Approximately 20 people attended each time, of… Read More Pop Up Libraries: Tips for Success
It’s been awhile since I’ve pumped out a What I Loved post: I’ve been busy! Busy with Books in the Park, moving to a new place, riding roller coasters, being a wedding guest, and attending all the festivals I can squeeze in. But here’s a summary of the best and weirdest I’ve read, watched, and… Read More What I Loved #12: Orange Is The New Black, Canada’s Wonderland, Steel Rails, and The 100 Foot Journey
It’s been a crazy month couple months! My libraries have been busier than ever, I currently have 14 books out on my card, and I’m planning programs galore. Now that the weather is warming up I have some big plans in the works. But in the meantime, I’ve been loving a lot of stuff lately.… Read More What I Loved #10: MORE Psychological Thrillers, Cutthroat Kitchen, and Headphone Discos
What I Read Quirk by Hannah Holmes. Ever since finishing my degrees, I’ll admit it, I’ve (kind of) missed studying. I’ve missed pouring my energy and brain power into learning new things and bettering myself. Sure I do that on the job, and in my spare time, but it hasn’t really felt the same. Until… Read More What I Loved This Month #8: Personality Theory, Die Cutter, Donuts, and Dance Parties!
It’s been a busy, life-changing month for me – but I still found the time to consume respectable amounts of media! The way I see it, reading and watching and listening is part of my job now. And what a wonderful job that is. What I Read Hellgoing by Lynn Coady With all the (well-deserved) hype… Read More What I Loved This Month #5