As with most (all?) independent schools, our library is part of the School Tour, and it's always fun to see potential families and students look at our resources. Obviously that's not happening just now. First the school created a school tour of sorts. Then we created a tour that looked beyond the first floor. And… Continue reading Virtually there
Usually, when we post to Instagram we get around 20-30 likes (less if it's a book-heavy post). A few have had more, like the post for last year's graduating class that got 47 likes. And then, yesterday, I had some time to fool around with Photoshop before the class I was working with started. And… Continue reading Fleeting connection
While teachers have been reworking their classes, adjusting things for hybrid learning and multiple time zones, we've been working on getting our (digital and print) collection ready and preparing to work with students virtually on their upcoming research projects. We know that many of the teachers who do the February project are concerned because they… Continue reading Racing towards Research Season
Wednesday, after working on a semi-physically demanding project in the library I went home and took a nap. Then woke up to... well, we all know what was going on Wednesday afternoon. Scenes that reminded me of my vague memories of Chicago '68, with the fear that the Rodney King riots spread (I was in… Continue reading Rapid Response
Not bad, despite COVID and the stress. There are just some times when a gal's gotta bingewatch junk tv, though... And my choices for the best books of 2020?