Sorry - I'm gonna rant here. It's been building for some time and this week was just, well, the last straw. Granted, I've been cranky because things at work haven't really stopped since just after Winter Break. Spring Break was filled with anxious colleagues setting up classes for a remote return, then... you know the… Continue reading Are you doing the work?
It's early July and I should be on a vacation of sorts. At Hackley, I was administration and worked all summer, taking four day weekends. At PCS and Porter's I chose to either go in occasionally to pick up mail or to work on a project. Both were my choice, and my time was just… Continue reading Little Changes Exhaust Me
The past week has been filled with meetings and emails about opening school safely, and what will happen in our libraries. One peer school has moved stacks, added tables and chairs and is preparing for students who have "frees" to be assigned to the library. Others are figuring out how to have students browse virtually… Continue reading A COVID-19 WFH rant
When the COVID shutdowns started happening, I fully expected ALA to at least shrink the annual conference -- bringing 20,000+ librarians and vendors together was not the best plan. Ultimately they decided to cancel the physical conference and go virtual. Hearing that, I didn't know what to expect because there is such a difference between… Continue reading An #alavirtual20 fail tale