Teen Programming: Video Game Party in the Library

Video Games and libraries are a perfect mix! Video games are all about storytelling, fun, and artwork. Libraries can run dynamic video game programs for teens – and you don’t need expensive video game consoles to do it. I decided to run a Video Game Party for the end of the year maker lunch in… Read More Teen Programming: Video Game Party in the Library

What I Loved #11: Beauty Queens, Fifteen Dogs, Mini Terrariums, TCAF

Springtime is upon us! Somehow in-between planning for fall programs (yes, we start early at the library), attending lovely weddings, and shopping for flower pots, I’ve been reading. A lot. And as you’ll see from the photos, mostly outside. What I Read Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis: In an effort to determine whether or not human intelligence… Read More What I Loved #11: Beauty Queens, Fifteen Dogs, Mini Terrariums, TCAF

OLA Super Conference 2015: Think It! Do It!

This year I made my library conference debut at the OLA Super Conference, and I expect to return for many years to come. It was the perfect combination of so many things I love: meeting new people, learning about innovative library programs, sharing ideas, and of course free books! (Also, Winterlicious, lattes, taking the train,… Read More OLA Super Conference 2015: Think It! Do It!