Miscellany

What do reptiles, the problem of infinite regress, and young adult literature have in common?

The title of John Green’s forthcoming novel, of course! Turtles All the Way Down is scheduled for release in the U.S. on October 10 and you can bet your YA lovin’ heinie that I am counting down… http://itsalmo.st/#turtlesallthewaydown:embed   Check out this website for more information on the book and where to get your probably signed (or unsigned) copy.… Continue reading What do reptiles, the problem of infinite regress, and young adult literature have in common?

Book Reviews

Flashback Book Review: They Call Themselves the KKK by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

The following review is about a book published in 2010, but I totally think it’s well worth another read. If you haven’t read it yet, you should. “Boys, let us get up a club. With those words, six restless young men raided the linens at a friend’s mansion, pulled pillowcases over their heads, hopped on… Continue reading Flashback Book Review: They Call Themselves the KKK by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Miscellany · Programs

What I do and how it relates to President Trump’s proposal to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services

I am a Youth Services Librarian, specifically Teen Services. This is a career that I am proud of. I get to help people every day and that is worth something. I connect kids, tweens, and teens, but also their accompanying adults, parents, teachers, guardians, etc. with the materials they need to succeed in school, in… Continue reading What I do and how it relates to President Trump’s proposal to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services