I did it. I made it through our first week back. I stretched the limits of my comfort zone this week and found it both terrifying and liberating. I still worked from home some, but I think I'm pretty much ready to transition to fully back in the building. It's been very difficult to split … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: May 22, 2020
Age Range: All AgesTime: 45 minutesProgram Type: Drop-In; Online At the time of writing this post, I'm not sure where we all will be by mid-May. I know this was a sort of target for our organization particularly, in hopes of being back to work, but it's looking more and more like that target is … Continue reading Dance Party Workout: At Home or At the Library!
We are heading back to work on Monday. Well, some of us are. While our building won't be open to the public still for a while, I'd be lying if I said I wasn't a little nervous. I've hardly left the house at all in the last two months and the few times that I … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: May 15, 2020
This week on "Is it a healthy coping mechanism or wildly inappropriate humor?" check out this mask I ordered for when we return to work! I honestly don't know what healthy coping looks like any more.
This week has been another of highs and lows. Professionally speaking, it's going as well as it can right now. We are wrapping up our portion of setup for our new online summer reading program and getting ready to send it to the company for quality assurance. We are starting to look at what our … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: May 1, 2020
This week, I'm putting out a plea! One of my programs that was cut short when we closed the library was an annual Battle of the Books with my outreach book club. Every week, we'd learn about two books and the kids would vote on which one made it to the next round until we … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: April 24, 2020
Age Range: 5-8 year olds; All AgesTime: Video is roughly 15 minutes long; with accompanying activities 45 minutes to an hourProgram Type: Online (Pre-recorded) When our library made the decision to cancel all programming through mid-May, I panicked. I had so many fun things in the works! I couldn't bear the thought of disappointing our … Continue reading Book Worms During COVID-19: My First Venture Into Virtual Programming