Talking about Reading and Books

The Reader, The Author, and The Library

I’m in the mood to talk about reading again for a while. I blame going to all these librarian and book conferences! I always come back from them feeling like this. That’s how this blog got started, after all. Today, I want to address the disconnection between the reader, the author, and the library. AsRead more

I Said Something Smart!

I don’t typically talk about the work stuff I do over here, but when someone interviews you and you say something smart, it’s worth a mention. I didn’t just go to the ALA conference in Orlando in order to get free books and visit Hogwarts.  I had two events that I was part of.  First,Read more

My Favorite Libraries: Pollard Memorial Library

There are a variety of reasons to love a library.  For most people, it is connected to the service they get from the librarians.  When I think back to my good library experiences, almost all of them are the result of the librarians who work at said library.  Even when you don’t see the librariansRead more

The Library of My Childhood

Most people think that becoming a librarian is an extension of my love of reading.  Don’t think on one leading to the other.  Rather becoming a librarian and being a reader are the results of my experiences in libraries through my life.  I have better memories of my childhood libraries than I do of school.  IRead more