Weekly Nibble: May 1, 2020

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

Weekly Nibble: April 17, 2020

Well, we've survived another week of quarantine! This week our governor announced his recommendation that schools keep their buildings closed for the rest of the academic year. I have been curious as to how or if this announcement will affect our decision of when to reopen. I have been avoiding the news largely, so I'm … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: April 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

Battle of the Bands: My First Ever Made-From-Scratch Escape Room!

This post was originally published at Bryce Don't Play. Edits have been made to the original post. Outdated/irrelevant information has been struck through. New information has been added in red. Age Range: All Ages; Families with children 8 and upTime: 15 minutes for brief & 45 minute time limit for the room; total of one … Continue reading Battle of the Bands: My First Ever Made-From-Scratch Escape Room!

Astronaut Training: Educational Fun Based on Real NASA Training Exercises!

Age Range: 5-12 years oldTime: 1-1.5 hoursProgram Type: Registration; in-house outreach When planning for A Universe of Stories this summer, I came across this link on NASA's website that lists dozens of lesson plans that are based on real training exercises completed by astronauts. I knew I wanted to do an astronaut training program and … Continue reading Astronaut Training: Educational Fun Based on Real NASA Training Exercises!