I am a tea-loving, hat-knitting, world-traveling teen librarian.
Thu Feb 23
Thu Dec 2
- 9th Grade Boy: Miss, tomorrow in class we're going to watch a video of a baby being born.
- Me: Oh yeah, that miracle of life video (having flash back to health class in 8th grade).
- Boy: It's going to be so awesome! I really hope someone throws up!
Fri Nov 12
I really didn’t realize the librarians were, you know, such a dangerous group. You think they’re just sitting there at the desk, all quiet and everything. They’re like plotting the revolution, man. I wouldn’t mess with them. Michael Moore, from BuzzFlash.com interview 3/12/02
Fri Jul 23
When you are growing up there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully: the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you. Rolling stones guitarist Keith Richards, quoted in a preview of Life. Sunday Times (U.K.) April 4. (Found in American Libraries May 2010 “How the World Sees Us” feature).
Thu Jul 1
I love coming to the library because if you don’t know something you can come here and read a book and can learn. A 9-year-old in my library said this to me today! It made me so happy :)
Sat Jun 5
Fri May 28
Sat May 15
Wed May 12
Fri Apr 2
One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides. W.E. Johns, The Passing Show. (Found in The Curious Gardener’s Almanac by Niall Edworthy.