Life as a public librarian means no two days are ever the same. It's one of the reasons I love my job-I never know what to expect each day and each day brings something new. Here's a peek into a day last week: 8:20-Arrive at work, turn on computers, clean off keyboards, get department open and ready to go. 8:40-Meet with new staff member to go over training for the day. This morning I'm taking our new teen associate out and about to meet our school librarians for our partner schools. We're taking the librarians bookmarks of the state book awards to help promote the lists. 8:40-9:05-Drive and visit first area middle school and talk about ideas of what we could do to partner with them. 9:05-9:40-Drive to second middle school and meet librarian. Brainstorm more ideas for partnerships and talk about some book club possibilities. 9:40-10:10-Drive and visit third middle school. The librarian tells us about how they're integrating technology in the sch
A Children's, Tween and Teen Librarian's thoughts on books, reading and adventures in the library.