Okay, I'm hedging a bit to call 2022 my first experience with Summer Reading because I did serve on the Summer Reading Committee in 2021 as a part-time library assistant. However, I was on the prize committee so I spent more time sourcing materials and putting together prizes. Our 2021 summer reading was also on … Continue reading My First Summer Reading!
In my first installment of Books and Board Games, I paired a picture book with a really heavy strategy game. This time, I thought it might be more fitting to pair a children's book with a children's game, and owls were just the thing that came to mind. Hoot Owl Hoot Hoot Owl Hoot is … Continue reading Books and Board Games: Owlin’ Around
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
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
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