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

First Impressions: Simon and Schuster Spring Books

I attended ALA Lib Learn X in January and had a great time at the virtual sessions I was able to attend. I learned about mindfulness-based storytimes, passive library programming, international games week, and much more. I also took some time to look around at the virtual exhibitor booths and signed up for a few … Continue reading First Impressions: Simon and Schuster Spring Books

2021 Books in Review

One of my favorite parts of December for the past several years has been rounding up my year and doing a year-in-review post (2018, 2019, 2020). Of course, looking back at the year is fun, but looking back at the books I've read might be even better. This year-in-review might even be more necessary than … Continue reading 2021 Books in Review

So Many Little Women, So Many Beginnings

I'm back with another installment of "Macy reads every Little Women adaptation or related commodity that she can find." In case you've missed previous installments I've written about Little Witches, a few modern day Little Women graphic novels, Jo & Laurie, and my last trip to Orchard House in January of 2020. That probably makes … Continue reading So Many Little Women, So Many Beginnings

What even is Diary of a Wimpy Kid?

The best school assignments (in my opinion) also make for great blog posts. For my Science Fiction and Fantasy course, we were tasked to choose a book and argue why it was either fantasy or science fiction. While I could have made things easy for myself and picked a book on our syllabus, I decided … Continue reading What even is Diary of a Wimpy Kid?