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?

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

Miscellany

What to read on a blustery, winter afternoon…

Hello from the Groundhog Day Storm/Winter Storm Kayla 2016 in central Wisconsin! I hope everyone affected by this storm, here and in other states, are staying inside their cozy homes, reading good books, and enjoying a warm beverage (hot cocoa is my favorite!). Not sure what to read? Here are some of my favorite snowy day… Continue reading What to read on a blustery, winter afternoon…