Read On! Legacy Lab

On the refrigerator in the Library’s kitchen is a sign that reads, “This workplace has proudly been shenanigan free for 0 days.” I don’t remember what particular shenanigan inspired the sign, but it remains true. From thinking up creative programs to claiming adjacent property through the “cunning use of flags*,” we try to take a […]

Read On! Annual Report

Last week, libraries across Oklahoma submitted their annual reports to the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. It’s a good time to get a snapshot of the past year and to start making future plans and goals. In the annual report, I get to tell the state how we spent our money, how many items we have […]

Read On! First Day of School

When I was in school, I always viewed the first day of school like New Year’s Day. It’s a day for new beginnings. To encourage new habits, to reinvent my scholarly self, to perfect my planner’s color coding, and to finally break my habit of procrastination. (I never accomplished that last one.) If the first […]

Read On! Summer Reading

Summer is here and we’re so excited! It’s our busiest time of year with our Summer Reading Program for children, teens, and adults. We have classes and activities almost every day of the week and we have a huge increase in the number of people we see each day. It’s fantastic! Beyond being super fun […]