Read On! Library Conferences & COVID

Now that Summer Reading is over, conference season begins. I’ve been to a number of library conferences in my time as a librarian. Library conferences are great ways to learn about new trends in library service, ways to improve existing processes, and meet others library staff. In-person conferences all work basically the same way: days […]

Read On! Art In the Library

Pryor is not the only public library to house a permanent art collection. In fact, enough libraries have museum-quality collections that there are associations and publications dedicated to educating and serving library staff working with art collections. Now that the Pryor Library will officially feature a museum room for art as part of the expansion […]

Read On! Animal Crossing

I’ve never been what anyone would call “hip” (even using that term tells you how unhip I am), so trends often pass me by. Luckily, we’re hosting a virtual Animal Crossing escape room this week, which inspired me to play the game and see what all the hype is about. I didn’t expect to like […]

Read On! Praise for Summer Reading

We had a lot of unknowns when planning this year’s Summer Reading program. Generally, the goal is to have the bulk of things planned and booked by the end of February. At that point, COVID was still hitting us pretty hard, vaccines were just getting to people, and we had no idea when construction would […]