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
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…
For Teen Read Week this year, I partnered with my local high school’s Library Media Specialist to offer a pop-up photo booth, complete with vacation-y backdrops, fun props, and a large light-up cactus. After the photos were taken with my iPad, I sent them via AirPrint to my Zink hAppy smart printer. Students were then… Continue reading Teen Read Week: Get Away