Last year, one of our Adult Reference librarians read about the popularity of escape rooms and decided that she wanted our library to try to build an escape room. She proposed the idea to our administration, and sent out a call to the staff for people to work on the committee to build an escape… Continue reading Our Harry Potter Escape Room Journey
Summer is nearly upon us! Here in the Children’s Room, we see lots of families getting ready for road trips, camping, beach days, and summer camp. So here’s a roundup of a few of my favorite children’s books about many of our favorite summer activities. Picture Books The Airport Book This picture book follows a… Continue reading Let’s Go to Camp! Summer Books for Kids
This has been a year of successful revivals and creative reinventions on Broadway, and the upcoming Tony Awards promise a thrilling evening of production numbers we won’t soon forget! Some of you may be twirling your way through a chorus of I Could Have Danced All Night from My Fair Lady while others are memorizing… Continue reading Tony Awards 2018: Check it Out!
We value education here at the library, and we acknowledge that people learn in different ways. Traditional education is not for everyone - nor is it affordable for everyone. If you are interested in pursuing a career in graphic design, but are looking for a different way to learn new software or augment your current… Continue reading Learning Graphic Design at the Library
Traditionalists crow when they see the headlines: eBook sales plummeted by 10% in 2017! Real books are back! Is it true that ebooks are on the decline? After years of dire warnings about the death of print, is the pendulum swinging back? The story behind the headlines is more complex. Data on ebook sales tends… Continue reading Books or eBooks? Yes.
I’m no expert at gardening. I mean that honestly, I’m a bumbling novice at best. I grew up with parents who grew large vegetable gardens which were harvested in jars and freezer bags so we could eat “real vegetables” all year long. Sadly, their skills were not passed down to me. I struggle with my… Continue reading Library Garden
Like everyone who works at the library, I like to read. I’ve even been accused of reading cereal boxes if there’s nothing around (very true). I do read widely across the spectrum, but if I were forced to choose one genre above all to read it would be science fiction. Saying that conjures visions of… Continue reading Science Fiction: The Bellwether of Society