A bunny bag sits on a shelf. Others sit below it.
Everything, Libraries, Poetry, Writing

A Journey to Tiny Hands

A lone bag slouches on a shelf. Filled with books, all ready for tiny hands. It sits. And sits. And waits. A lone being approaches the bag, smiling. It lifts the bag and brings it to a cart. It's filled with other, bigger bags. A day passes. The bags wait. The being returns and moves… Continue reading A Journey to Tiny Hands

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River Secrets Book Cover
Everything, Grad School, Libraries

Thoughts: River Secrets by Shannon Hale

This is a post for my LIS S401 class: Computer-Based Information Tools. Many of you have wondered why my cat's name is Razo (and those who have known me for some time have also wondered why my parents have a cat named Enna). For reference, here are Razo and Enna: These cats are named after… Continue reading Thoughts: River Secrets by Shannon Hale

Everything, Grad School, Libraries

Thoughts: Social Networks

This is a post for my LIS S401 class: Computer-Based Information Tools. You could say I'm fairly connected. I use a variety of social media in my daily life. I have a Facebook, a Pinterest, an Instagram, a LinkedIn, and I operate Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest pages for several of my employers and organizations I volunteer for (I've… Continue reading Thoughts: Social Networks

Everything, Grad School

Grad School: Experiences with MUVEs

This is a post for my LIS S401 class: Computer-Based Information Tools. This post has two parts: a description of an experience using a MUVE and ways libraries could use MUVEs. For this post, I have interviewed my husband, Daniel, who has lots and lots of experience gaming and playing MUVEs. A MUVE is a… Continue reading Grad School: Experiences with MUVEs

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Grad School: Voki Introduction

This is a post for my LIS S401 class: Computer-Based Information Tools. Hi All! As part of a class I'm taking this semester, I've had to create a Voki introduction to my blog. To view it, please click the link (I'm having issues embedding the video). I hope you enjoy! http://www.voki.com/pickup.php?scid=12007520&height=267&width=200

Being Big for Kids, Everything, Libraries

Being Big for Kids: Family Craft Night

This is the fifteenth post in a series on being part of a Big Couple through Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you haven’t read the previous posts and would like more context, please click here for an archive of the posts.  As you may know, I work for a public library. Each library in our system has… Continue reading Being Big for Kids: Family Craft Night

Current Events, Everything, Grad School, Libraries

Updates: June 2015

Hi all! I'm really sorry for the lack of regular posts here! I have been quite busy working on several exciting projects. In case you were curious as to what I've been up to, here's a list of what's been keeping me busy: One // Graduate School and Graduate Assistantship I am very pleased to let… Continue reading Updates: June 2015