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
On Monday, my supervisor shared with me a link on Facebook for a really creative drop-in program idea and I ran with it. Having a small collection of typewriters (and one word processor) at home, I decided to bring one in and set up a little “Old School Love Letter Station” for Valentine’s Day. Here’s… Continue reading Old School Love Letter Station
If you missed Jan Brett‘s visit to Waupaca, have no fear–I’m reporting about it here! While the preceding post discusses Jan Brett’s visit to Waupaca, WI on Sunday, Dec 4, 2016, I would just like to make it clear that I played no part in getting her to come. I just wanted to… Continue reading Jan Brett in Waupaca…My inner-child just exploded!
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…
How I feel when the city wants to cut library funding…
I am just now realizing that I never posted anything about our amazing Author Festival! Shame on me. This past April, our amazing BookFest Committee did a wonderful job inviting authors, securing grants and funding, and planning events to take place in our quaint, little community. I only played a very small part with YA… Continue reading Waupaca BookFest; Better late than never.
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 690 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 12 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the… Continue reading 2014 in review