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No Room! Move Down! (A Mad Hatter reference)

Captain’s Log… In this week of mid-term mayhem there are few things that need to occur sometimes for my creative process (or at least the writing process) to happen. 345 more words

Graduate School

Ní hǎo!

I recently signed up for a basic conversational Chinese language course at work only to realize, perhaps a bit too late, that learning an entirely new language is REALLY, REALLY HARD. 380 more words


I am not paid to be a dictionary.

There must have been some memo that went out stating the library staff double as weathermen, the phone-book, and the dictionary.

We get phone calls regularly asking us how to spell a word, what is the weather prediction for the week, and the hours for the local ice cream shop.  240 more words

Diary Of Girlbrarian

I am taking an online course in AutoCAD for work and the tutorial voiceover sounds A LOT like Tina Belcher from Bob’s Burgers.

I find it both wildly hilarious and slightly irritating. 25 more words


The most important place in town

I’m missing public libraries enormously. There were a lot of sensible reasons for moving back to a school library job, but they faded before the end of the first week. 208 more words

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Students are loving Destiny Quest

One way I can tell that Destiny Quest is a hit with students is that they are placing holds left and right.

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Introducing Destiny to ELA Teachers

Today I rolled out a screencast to introduce Destiny to our ELA teachers. I will start rolling it out to more teachers and students on Friday. 26 more words

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