Monthly Archives: May 2013

Toddler Storytime: Magic!

Books: “Alice the Fairy” by David Shannon “The Magic Hat” by Mem Fox, Illustrated by Tricia Tusa “Olivia and the Fairy Princesses” by Ian Falconer Songs: Poof! (Action Rhyme) Poof! I’m an elephant big in size Poof! I’m an owl … Continue reading

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On Men, Elevator Speeches, and Market Segments

Although sometimes I feel like people are pushing elevator speeches on me, I thought this was a poignant commentary about bringing male patrons into the library. I’m constantly trying to introduce non-novel librarianship to my friends and family, to varying … Continue reading

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Starting my Instruction Internship!

This week marked my first week at Hillman, instructing with Marnie Hampton. I’m quite pleased that in addition to working with Marnie, I am also coteaching with and being supervised by Leslie Eibl. This week was focused on doing research … Continue reading

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Writing for the Web – Research Guides at Lansing Community College Library

This link connects you to an interesting Libguide I received through one of the million listservs that come to my email, but it links to some really interesting thoughts about users, what they read, reading levels. I’ve been using this … Continue reading

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Getting Started Public Library Education Class

This week I began my class for adult beginner computer users. The class is biweekly, and so I will continue writing this post tomorrow to update all of you on how my students do on day 2. I have 7 … Continue reading

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Dear Ms. Conway…

Dear Ms. Conway, I’m a recent graduate from the U of I master’s program in library science. I have a job interview on Monday for a digital archivist position and just wanted to thank you for creating such a wonderful … Continue reading

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PaLA Grant Writing and Fundraising Workshop

I attended the PaLA Spring Workshop today at the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit in Greensburg, PA. Some of the work was a little over our heads as students, and we seemed to be in the minority (I think we may have … Continue reading

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