Weekly Nibble: January 24, 2020

We started our third annual Battle of the Books last week, and I wanted to share our new bracket with you today! The books are always selected by the children, and it's so interesting to see which titles are the same from year to year and which new ones appear. Here's how the first round … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: January 24, 2020

Kind-Bomb the Library: Spreading a Little Love

Age Range: All AgesTime: 30 minutes to 1 hourProgram Type: Drop-In; Passive This program is perfect any time of year, but especially as February is approaching along with Random Acts of Kindness Week (February 16-23, 2020). Kind-bombing is so simple to do that it doesn't even have to be a time-allotted sit-down program. You could … Continue reading Kind-Bomb the Library: Spreading a Little Love

Weekly Nibble: January 17, 2020

I absolutely hate confrontation with patrons, adults and kids alike. It makes me super nervous because I never want anyone to end up leaving the library in anger (which happens very rarely, but my brain is always prepared for the worst). Last night, three kids came back into the children's department right before my Book … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: January 17, 2020

Outfit of the Month: December 2019

In my mind, December is not only linked with the holidays, family time, lights, and magic; for the past several years, it has meant Star Wars! And while opinions are highly varied on the franchise since Disney took the reigns (and while I will definitely agree with some of the negative criticisms), it is always … Continue reading Outfit of the Month: December 2019

Book Recommendations: I Survived Read-Alikes

Last month's Book Scouts theme was another one outside of my normal realm of preferred reading. I did some digging, and I think I unearthed some titles fit for fans of Lauren Tarshis's series that are hungry for more. I certainly found several non-fiction titles that I'd like to check out! Picture Books Pup and … Continue reading Book Recommendations: I Survived Read-Alikes