Books, Reading, Etc. Check out Someday My Printz Will Come's list of potential 2013 contenders (then check the books out of your library) School Life This would work in a school OR a public library: Welcome to my Tweendom's Are You A Reader Q&A As you're revamping your curriculum and website, consider adding some of… Continue reading Minor Musings
Recently, through no fault of my own, I was elected to the Board of my "condo" community (we're not really condos, we're a planned unit development with very limited planning, but whatever). Last week one of the homeowners submitted plans to replace and expand her deck and one of the other Board members responded to… Continue reading Playing by the rules
It's June, a time when most of us are pondering summer professional development, renewals to professional memberships and how much you'll give to all those educational institutions asking for your money before the end of their fiscal years. When I ponder those things, my big question is "what's my motivation?" - or, in other terms,… Continue reading Where’s my motivation?
One of the things that I constantly tell friends and colleagues is that I couldn't possibly presume to predict what a library or its collection will look like/should look like in 3-5 years, and here we have a panel that is attempting to think seven years ahead! Brave souls... Some of the takeaways had nothing… Continue reading Collection Development 2020 – #LJDOD13
While I'm pretty good at answering Jeopardy questions from the comfort of my own home, and have been known to play a mean game of Trivial Pursuit at times, I'm not a huge trivia competition buff (unlike my friend Chuck, who not only is trying for a spot on a show he calls The Chance… Continue reading Trivial pursuits
I'll come right out and say it: I'm not a huge poetry fan. Inserting poetry into a text makes my eyes glaze over, and those books in verse? Thanks, but... (having said that, I did enjoy Sharp Teeth, so it's possibly more a question of "finding something I don't mind"). So it's with some trepidation… Continue reading Poetic Thoughts – #LJDOD13