Weekly Nibble: February 29, 2020

This Nibble is technically coming to you at midnight on Saturday, but since I'm in Nashville this week for PLA, it's really only 11:00. =) The conference has been amazing! I gave my presentation on Librarian-in-Training earlier this afternoon, and as far as I can tell, it went over really well! Everyone seemed very excited … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: February 29, 2020

Weekly Nibble: February 21, 2020

I feel like I've been pretty useless this week. I developed a tickle in the throat over the weekend that turned into full-blown sinus issues later in the week. Now it's just an annoying cough that I'm hoping to shake before we leave for PLA on Tuesday! That's another reason I've felt useless. I've mostly … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: February 21, 2020

Breakerspace: Running a Tech Take-Apart Workshop for Tweens, Teens, and Adults

Age Range: 10 and upTime: 1-2 hoursProgram Type: Registration; Drop-In For years since I began my library career, the thought of a tech take-apart day had been running through my mind. I think I originally saw the idea on Pinterest and absolutely loved the open-ended, inquiry-based destruction. The problem was that I had no idea … Continue reading Breakerspace: Running a Tech Take-Apart Workshop for Tweens, Teens, and Adults

Outfit of the Month: January 2020

2020 marks our library's 125th anniversary! We have a range of exciting events planned throughout the year to celebrate this momentous occasion, the first of which happened last month. We hosted a birthday year kick-off event after hours that served as a sort of open house. The super fun part was that each department in … Continue reading Outfit of the Month: January 2020

Weekly Nibble: February 14, 2020

Happy Valentine's Day! This Nibble is a little late because it has been an eventful week! In years past, we've done a series of Dr. Seuss skits and puppet shows for Read Across America. Last year, however, we introduced an Elephant & Piggie skit into our repertoire and decided to move away from Dr. Seuss … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: February 14, 2020

Weekly Nibble: February 7, 2020

Yesterday was the first installment of this month's Book Worms program. Our book this time is Rhino in the House: The True Story of Saving Samia by Daniel Kirk. I love to incorporate non-fiction when I can into this program, and the children LOVE books about animals. The story of conservationist Anna Merz and Samia … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: February 7, 2020