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I attended my first library conference on Friday! I’d like to tell you all about it, but I’m not sure anyone who wasn’t there wants to read that. 389 more words

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Axis 360 Takes Pollard by Storm

On September 29th I rolled out Axis 360 to the first group of Pollard students — Mr. Blake’s ELA students in cluster 8-3.  On September 30th, I introduced in to the second cluster.   124 more words

Library Life

Programming for New Adults

This is a follow up post to my presentation with Meg Hunt Wilson on New Adult Literature and Services at the 2015 YALSA Symposium. You can find the slides and booklists… 612 more words

Library Life

Resources on Literature and Services for New Adults at YALSA Symposium 2015

Hello! These are the slides from my presentation with Meg Hunt Wilson on New Adult literature and services. There is also a booklist of suggested titles for NA fiction, adult and YA fiction that might appeal to readers of NA or those in that 18-25 year old range, and nonfiction titles. 1,270 more words

Reading Life

Halloween Book Critters

So I found a picture similar to the critters we made somewhere a while ago. I can’t remember when I saw it, but the idea stuck with me and so I convinced my Youth Librarian friend that we totally had to make some Halloween Book Critters (payback for all the YA books I have read this year hahaha kidding). 142 more words

Library Life

Chapter 5, On being a librarian, part 2

Repost from October 19, when I had to brag on ALATT about it.

Today was an awesome Monday.

unnecessarily long braggy post

10am: readers advisory for a concerned parent who was concerned his third grader has no imagination and had problems with comprehension. 253 more words

Library Life

Printing Progress: Five Reasons Public Libraries Should Embrace 3D Technology

was going to write about rebranding libraries for digital natives, but our grant application for a 3D printer has moved to the next phase! I’ll be defending it on Tuesday, but I only have five minutes. 677 more words

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