I have been told by numerous people to read The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak. “It’s so incredible,” they’d tell me. “You’ll just love it!” I didn’t love it. And that’s ok. Maybe this book just isn’t for me. Maybe I’m not in the right mood for it. Maybe the style in
A few days ago, a patron brought back an audiobook, saying that it was skipping. How frustrating to get halfway through a book, then miss a part because all you hear is eh—so—we—then—! It’s like listening to the edited version of rap. Still, I ended up benefiting from this disaster. After cleaning the
At the library, we tend to meet all kinds of people from various walks of life – it is a great place for people with different interests and backgrounds to come together. Here is just a sampling of the fascinating people we might meet at the library: The cowboy who likes to read about alternative energy.
Writing a blog sounds easy, right? You just jot down your thoughts; the whole thing is very informal, and we’ve got several people contributing to the library’s new blog. So why are we all freaking out just a little bit? Because it’s harder than it sounds. Sure, we have a lightning bolt
I had an epiphany a few days ago. When I mentioned it to Ann, one of our Library Assistants, she gave me a wise, knowing smile, but I had never thought of it before. At the library, calling patrons to notify them that we are holding reserved books for them is like