Category Archives: General Library

We’re Baaack

By Awnali Mills Well, storytimes are back in session.  During our breaks, I frequently get asked why we have them, usually by disgruntled patrons who have shown up expecting a storytime despite our many efforts to let them know that … Continue reading

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Good Signs are Friendly

  Hi!  Did you miss me? Well, I had a really good reason for not posting anything.  I was getting a first-time-ever stamp in my passport.  The hubby and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary (which happened in June) with … Continue reading

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Boys and Books

By Awnali Mills Summer Reading can be an intense experience.  The library is full of parents and kids signing up for the club, looking for books, and discovering new things about the library.  But there’s something stinky in the library … Continue reading

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Community-Led Librarians

By Awnali Mills I love reading blogs that teach me things, or inspire me to learn new ways of doing things.  Dana Horrocks’ article Community-Led Children’s Librarians over on Jbrary is a perfect example of this.  I’ve read bits and … Continue reading

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Blog Browse

By Awnali Mills I had a lot of desk time today and it was pretty quiet, so I caught up on a bunch of blogs I haven’t read in a while.  In no particular order they are: Sturdy for Common … Continue reading

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Protect Yourself

This has been a rough couple of weeks.  I’d like to share with you a tiny part of what happened.  On Monday night the 29th, about half an hour before closing, I was working on a bibliography when I was … Continue reading

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Making Puppets

Remember this post where I had picked up some stuffed animals for a puppet makeover?  I finally got up the courage to actually cut (cringe) into the little animals to make them into puppets. The hardest part was figuring out … Continue reading

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