Adventures of a First Time Storytimer

I did my first storytime in December 2021 right before my library went on a winter programming break. I was still a library assistant, in the middle of finishing my last papers of grad school, and had no idea that a few weeks later I would be hired as a full-time librarian. I themed my … Continue reading Adventures of a First Time Storytimer

So I Guess I’m a Game Librarian

When I was still a part-time library assistant, I worked on finding projects within my department that I could work on in slower moments that not only gave me something to do but were also something that were beneficial in developing the skills needed in librarianship. One of the things I basically made myself in … Continue reading So I Guess I’m a Game Librarian

Books and Board Games: Yee Haw Little Doggies

In the last year and a half, board games have become a relatively large part of my life. My boyfriend Jake was into board games before we met and he's gotten me into games as well. Since the beginning of 2022, we've hosted at least one game night a week with friends. I've also started … Continue reading Books and Board Games: Yee Haw Little Doggies

Great or Nothing: A Great Little Women Retelling

Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy are back in another Little Women retelling, this time during World War II. Meg is a teacher at Concord High School, Jo is working in an airplane factory in Connecticut, and Amy has lied her way into the Red Cross where she's working as a Clubmobile girl in London. And … Continue reading Great or Nothing: A Great Little Women Retelling

My First Months as a Children’s Librarian

Starting my job as a children's librarian at the Public Library of Brookline was a little bit of a whirlwind. I finished class on a Thursday, started my string of back-to-back holiday travels on Friday, and in the middle of going to New York City, Kansas, and Colorado, I interviewed for and was offered a … Continue reading My First Months as a Children’s Librarian