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My first American Library Association Conference: there are no words, but I’m gonna try

This post is totally going to be like a Dear Diary entry from my writing days of old in which I literally just talk about everything that happened to me in the last 2 days. This should help my brain process the awesome and be a good memento when I read back years later. Plus,… Continue reading My first American Library Association Conference: there are no words, but I’m gonna try

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Printer’s Row Lit Fest 2017

It's that time again! Summer has arrived, and with it, books! Printer's Row Lit Fest is the largest outdoor literary festival in the Midwest, and it takes place each summer in the Printer's Row neighborhood of Chicago. This year was my 4th year attending the fest, and I am yet to be disappointed. The author line-up… Continue reading Printer’s Row Lit Fest 2017

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National Library Week: Friday | National Library Chic!

I can't believe the week is already over! It seems like it was just Sunday and I was promising to do a post every day for National Library Week. Time sure does fly when you're having fun. Fridays are always the funnest, so today the challenge is to wear and post a picture of a… Continue reading National Library Week: Friday | National Library Chic!

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National Library Week: Thursday | Take Action for Libraries Day

Day 4! Day 4 of National Library Week is Take Action for Libraries Day! Today you are challenged to write postcards to your elected officials urging them to support library funding, net neutrality, email privacy, or any other important issues concerning access to information and intellectual freedom. The only postcards I had on hand were… Continue reading National Library Week: Thursday | Take Action for Libraries Day

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National Library Week: Wednesday | National Bookmobile Day!

Hey, all! Today's National Library Week day is National Bookmobile Day! Woot! The library where I work has a Bookmobile, and I had actually never been on it until today! We had an open house for people to come take a look at our Bookmobile, enter raffles, sit in on storytimes, and do crafts. It… Continue reading National Library Week: Wednesday | National Bookmobile Day!

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National Library Week: Tuesday | National Library Workers Day

Happy Tuesday! Today is day 2 of National Library Week and it is also National Library Workers Day! I come to you with a brief posting about my library co-workers, as I am keeping on track with a post for each themed day this week! In honor of National Library Workers Day, my library threw a […]

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National Library Week: Monday | Challenged book challenge

What is up Rose Readers? So yesterday I wrote a post about National Library Week in which I shared a video from the library where I work and got all braggy and inspiring and shit. And then at the end of the post I spontaneously decided I was going to do a new post each… Continue reading National Library Week: Monday | Challenged book challenge