Read On! Save Money. Use Your Library.

Sometimes when I’m between (or avoiding) projects, I run random reports on our library software. We library workers really like to be able to get into the nitty gritty of library usage, so our library software, Apollo, has a whole host of reports we can run. The report I ran today while I was waiting […]

Read On! Library Card Signup

Your Library staff wishes you and yours a joyous and merry National Library Card Sign-Up Month! Libraries across the country take the month of September to actively encourage community members to get signed up for library cards and take advantage of all the services we provide. You’re paying for these services every time you buy […]

Read On! Strategic Plan

This is the last year of our current three-year strategic plan, so it’s time for the library to start writing a new one. I’m thankful we don’t have to start from scratch again, but we are going to face some different challenges as we plan for the next three years. Namely, we’re still dealing with […]

Read On! Hope in Speculative Fiction

Speculative fiction genres – fantasy, science fiction, horror, etc. – are my preferred areas of reading. Recently, I read a quote from Neil Gaiman (a personal favorite) that helped me understand why I’m drawn to these stories. He said, “a world in which there are monsters, and ghosts, and things that want to steal your […]