Read On! No shame

Many times when I meet someone new and they learn I’m a librarian, the two of us enter an awkward conversation where my new friend sheepishly tells me all of the terrible things they’ve ever done to a library book. They seem genuinely relieved when I tell them “these things happen” or “I’ve done worse!”   […]

Library building closed for the 4th of July

Our physical building will be closed on July 3rd & 4th, but we’re open 24/7 online! Check your account, place holds, download ebooks and audiobooks, learn a language, research your family history – all from wherever you are, day or night.

Read On! Representation matters

Growing up, I was always the tallest kid in my class by quite a lot. It wasn’t a hardship, but it made me feel different and set apart from my classmates. In the mid-to-late 1980s Hasbro released fashion dolls based on the cartoon “Jem and the Holograms.” Jem and her companion dolls were 12” tall […]

Read On! Free meals

This summer, the Library’s services are a lot different from what we were able to do in previous summers. I know I’ve written similar sentences before. I’m still in the process of grieving that change and it’s often at the forefront of my mind. I’m not alone in that grief process. Recently, a librarian in […]