I am incredibly excited to announce that I have accepted the Head of Popular Materials position at the Ela Area Public Library District . I spent two wonderful years at the Northbrook Public Library…
New job. New beginnings. Bring it on!!
We here at Team LibraryReads have worked hard to make the process of nominating your favorites for the monthly list as easy as possible — and we’re so excited to see what books you have to share that we want to be sure you have everything you need to do so.
Deadline is August 2 for books coming out in September. Get to nominatin’!
When I first found out I would be doing a three hour presentation for the Small Public Library Management Institute (SPLMI) on technology in libraries with Richard Kong and Toby Greenwalt , I thought…
Up on the blog: (almost) everything you ever wanted to know about technology in libraries - our presentation from Wednesday, continued. Check it out!
3D printing at the library? But of course! Take a look at our first attempt.
So excited. So very very excited.
Patrons of Northbrook Public Library will soon see technology updates, including a 3D printer and a digital station with Macintosh computers and advanced software. The library committee decided to…
Did you hear the news? We have some really awesome new technology coming to the library!
I’m so proud of my library. We have some really exciting things in the works.
A big thank you to everyone who made it out to Books & Brews last night. What’s Books & Brews? Every other month, our book club Books on Tap, meets to talk about just books in general. People come prepared to talk about their book and leave with a list of things to read.
Last night was our first Books & Brews session and we had such a wonderful discussion.
Here is a list of the books suggested:
- Redshirts by John Scalzi
- A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
- The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg
- The Submission by Amy Waldman
- State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
- Year Zero by Rob Reid
- The Organ Grinders by Bill Fitzhugh
- Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson
- Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Schteyngart
- Blasphemy by Sherman Alexie
- Line of Fire by Steven White
- The King’s Speech by Mark Logue
- Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
- A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris
- The News From Spain by Joan Wickersham
- Mary Roach
- A.J. Jacobs
- Bill Bryson
I’m so proud of this group, and so happy to lead it. Last night was very very fun.
I don’t have to tell most of you what Tame the Web is, but humor me. Let me tell you a little about what the blog has meant to me. Michael Stephens , the creator of Tame the Web, was my very first…
For the 10th anniversary of Tame the Web, I wrote a piece about personality types and librarianship. Check it out, and a HUGE happy anniversary to Michael Stephens and TTW. What an amazing blog and resource for us all. I can’t believe it is already 10 years old!!
I hope you enjoy my guest post, It’s Not Easy Being E.