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
I finished up my last few programs of 2019 this week! Looking back on a year of programming is always fun to do. This year has had its highs and lows for sure, but overall, I think it's been a good one! As an exercise in reflection, I'm going to spend this Nibble looking back … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: December 20, 2019
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 Outdated/irrelevant information has been struck through.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!
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!
We wrapped up summer reading this week with dance parties for outreach groups (I cannot tell you how tired I am of hearing kids request "Old Town Road") and a huge block party for the public (we had an estimated 400 people attend)! I spent most of the day today clearing my office of the … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: July 26, 2019
An illustration. Me at the beginning of summer reading Me as we approach the end of summer reading
What a week! Many highs and lows professionally this week, but lots of programs under our belts, and we finally hit the 2000 mark for summer reading registration (a feat which my supervisor said hasn't happened since the early 2000s when teens were still included in our program)! A question I always like to ask … Continue reading Weekly Nibble: June 28, 2019