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
It’s December! And, you know what that means!?…everyone is going to want a copy of Let it Snow: Three Holiday Romances by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle, or My True Love Gave to Me by various authors. Since these books will inevitably be checked out, I’ve created a display and booklist with other wintery books.… Continue reading Winter in a YA Wonderland
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!
International Games Day was a success yet again this year thanks to our Makey Makey and a sack of potatoes. Yes, you read that correctly. I said potatoes. If you are not familiar with what a Makey Makey is, check out this Ted Talk. Or this video. Back in September of this year, I attended… Continue reading Makey Makey Whack-a-Potato
Disclaimer: I have included links in this post to items that I purchased. I do not get any kickbacks from you clicking the links. I just wanted to share what worked for me. Enjoy! I am in the process (…a long process) of setting up a Makerspace in my Teen Room. My vision for this… Continue reading YA Book-inspired Seating Project
Check out my Zombie display! Click the link for my Zombie Fiction for Young Adults book list. Happy (belated) Halloween!
Okay…so this is cool. In March, my library took part in a mini Wisconsin library tour with Gordon Korman…yes, THE Gordon Korman. What a great guy! Before I gush all over the place, I wanted to explain how this program offering happened and how you, yes you, can make a major author visit happen for… Continue reading Author visit – Gordon Korman