Read On! Communication

One of the best compliments I have ever received as a librarian happened just a few weeks ago. The father of one of my daughter’s friends said, “When we were kids, if libraries had been like the Pryor Library, I probably would have hung out there more.”  We work really hard here to make sure […]

Read On! Banned Book Week

The American Library Association and libraries across the nation observe “Banned Book Week” during the last week in September. This is a week where we celebrate our freedom to read and our ability to freely access information – two things libraries fight diligently for.  Libraries actively fight challenges and bans on the books we offer […]

Read On! Library Card Sign-Up Month

Happy Library Card Sign-Up Month! September is when many libraries celebrate and encourage community members to get their library cards. We average about 65 new library cards every month, which is so exciting! You don’t have to have a library card to use our services. You are welcome to come to the library, use our […]

Read On! Another Full-time Position

This year’s budget process was a little different than in years past. This year, I got to consult our Strategic Plan, which shaped our budget requests. I considered seven specific activities of our Strategic Plan while preparing our budget.  Three of these activities ensure we have adequate funding for our physical and online collections, one […]