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
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!
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
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!
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 […]
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
National Library Week: Meet my library peeps!
Helloooooo!!!!!!!!!!! It's National Library Week! WOOO! Today I'm going to do something a bit different. Instead of writing about why libraries are the best, I'm going to show you a video of why libraries are the best! As you may know, I work at a public library. I also am working towards my Masters in… Continue reading National Library Week: Meet my library peeps!
Big Announcement: The Apparating Library and Resist Readathon!
Guess what, blogaroos!? I'm doing another thing! So. Have you ever heard of the Harry Potter Alliance!? If not, you MUST go check it out, because the HPA is seriously the coolest nonprofit organization around. In short, the HPA encourages positive real-world change through fandom. For example, you know how the Order of the Phoenix… Continue reading Big Announcement: The Apparating Library and Resist Readathon!
DA Readathon Wrap-Up: Or, how I quit the DA Readathon
So remember that time when I was all excited for doing a big readathon to start 2017? Wasn't that such a lovely time? I was so young, bright-eyed, rosy-cheeked, dreaming big dreams of reading lots of books. I read 2. As many of you may know, the Dumbledore's Army ReadAThon was a 2-week-long readathon… Continue reading DA Readathon Wrap-Up: Or, how I quit the DA Readathon