This week marks my first full week of being at home. It's been strange and surreal, to say the least. A great article has been floating around social media this week by the Harvard Business Review that talks about grief (and there have been many others published since addressing this topic). I don't think that … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: March 27, 2020
Our library director made the difficult decision for us to close this week amid the coronavirus outbreak. We officially closed our doors after business hours on Tuesday evening and, as of right now, there is no official date for when we will open again. Programming has been cancelled through mid-May, which means every outreach visit, … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: March 20, 2020
Age Range: 5-8 year olds; All AgesTime: 45 minutes - 1 hourProgram Type: Registration; After Hours I can't remember when I first heard about Earth Hour, but for years, I have looked forward to turning out the lights, shutting down, and thinking about my carbon footprint and what I can do to lower it. I … Continue reading Red Knit Cap Girl: Celebrate Earth Hour!
This month's outfit was my Valentine's day outfit. The weather in Tennessee this winter has been absolutely unpredictable, but for the most part relatively mild. I haven't been able to wear a lot of my favorite sweaters and heavier winter wear. But Valentine's Day ended up being one of the most wintry days yet in … Continue reading Outfit of the Month: February 2020
Whew! This feels like the longest week I've experienced in a while. In combination with the full moon, Friday the 13th, and spreading fears about coronavirus, it's been insanely busy. On Monday, I had my first outreach visit to a new (to us) afterschool program doing Rhino in the House with over 50 kids. On … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: March 13, 2020
I know I'm really late with this one, but I did want to scoot it in because I have a huge favor to ask. Tennessee is attempting to pass a parental oversight bill like the one proposed in Missouri that would give five-member boards the power to remove materials from the public library that they … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: March 6, 2020
January's Book Scouts was exciting for me, as a fan of the Wings of Fire series myself! I found lots of books and series that sound promising for avid readers that are wanting more dragons! If you have any other recommendations, please share down below in the comments! Very quickly, I want to address why … Continue reading Book Recommendations: Wings of Fire Read-Alikes