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Life Behind the Reference Desk

Sarah of YA Librarian Tales has a new feature called "Life Behind the Reference Desk"-and guess who her first librarian guest is? Me! Be sure to check out the interview to see what life as a librarian is really like!

And thanks Sarah for the interview-check out her blog-she totally rocks!:)

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  1. It was a great interview. Thanks for the website recommendations, we're always looking for new recourses and fellow librarians are always the best ones.

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  2. I also thought it was a great interview, too. Sounds like you really love your job (and your job sounds cool -- and more fun than my own Reference job). :) I'm looking forward to seeing more posts about life in LibraryLand.

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  3. THank you so much for doing it!! You made my first feature a very successful one.

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  4. So cool! I've never seen Sarah's blog before, but I definitely want to poke around there some more. How did you set up your teen advisory board? What exactly do they do? I'd love to read more about that!

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About Me

Hello! My name is Sarah and I am a Youth Services Manager who works with kids, tweens and teens. I love being asked about great books to read! I started my blog in 2008 as a way to keep track of what I've been reading and to use a reference tool for reader's advisory and it's grown into much more than I could have ever anticipated. In addition to book reviews, I also enjoy posting audiobook reviews, booklists and my adventures in being a librarian. 2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker Committees: 2021 Newbery Committee 2018 Odyssey Committee 2016 Caldecott Award 2013 Michael L. Printz Committee- Fabulous Films Committee I have also served on the Cybils, Missouri State Library Association Readers Selection Lists, and as an Audies judge. Presentations :  I have offered various presentations at local, state and national libraries and conferences. Topics have included:  What's New in Children's & Teen Literature Engaging Teens in Reader's Advisory Gee