Last spring, the Tween librarian I work with mentioned to me that there might be interest among our library patrons for some sort of kids roleplaying game as a library program because parents often asked about our Dungeons and Dragons group but we limit that to tweens and teens grades 5+. I started looking into … Continue reading Collaborative Storytelling and RPGs for Kids in the Library.
2022 in Review: A Job, Books, and More!
Writing my year-in-review post is always one of my favorite things to do in December, it's a great way to look back at what I've blogged, what I've read, and what I've been up to. Of course 2022 got off to a roaring start a few days early when I started my full time job … Continue reading 2022 in Review: A Job, Books, and More!
Use What You Have: Supporting Children’s Services with a Makerspace
My library has a great makerspace that we call the Ideaspace, it includes both in-library and circulating technology to support patron creativity and technology use. While our in-library resources are great for patron programs and to support access, having a makerspace is great resource for patrons, makerspace technology can also be used to support children's … Continue reading Use What You Have: Supporting Children’s Services with a Makerspace
When a colleague messaged me about Sarah Miller's forthcoming Marmee, I knew I had to hop on NetGalley and request an ARC. Marmee is a Little Women retelling from the point of view of Mrs. March, or Marmee, as her daughters call her. Of course this book is right up my alley as a consumer … Continue reading Marmee’s Turn
Little (Meta) Women: yet another Little Women retelling
In my quest to read just about every Little Women adaptation/retelling I can get my hands on, I couldn't resist requesting an advanced copy of Belittled Women, a meta Little Women retelling by Amanda Sellet that comes out this November. I received an eARC from Netgalley and quickly got to reading. Unfortunately, it didn't quite … Continue reading Little (Meta) Women: yet another Little Women retelling