Recently found this book whilst unpacking at my new house. It’s just a little overdue. In my defense, I’m sure my mother paid the fines for this 28 years ago, so it’s mine fair and square.
Signs that you might be a children’s librarian: your employee of the month award is a stuffed giraffe.
Found this in a book today whilst weeding. Boonsboro, MD is about 2 hours away from my library. So not only did this travel through time…but also space.
Often, I think that a conversation with a kid is going in one direction and then it veers in a totally different direction. This was one of those times.
7 Year Old: Miss Ellie…if you weren’t a librarian what do you think you’d be?
Me: That’s a really good question! I don’t know…what do you think I’d be good at?
7YO: [without hesitation]I think you’d make a good Vegas lady.
Me: Uhhh…what’s a Vegas lady do?
7YO: Ya know, dances in a casino and has lots of money.
I find it super encouraging to know what the kids really think of me.
My face when my manager suggested I add a copy of “Charlotte’s Web” to the Women’s History Month display, “because Charlotte was a strong sister”. Wait, what?
Fallon Things Organized Neatly Giveaway!
Here are the rules and regs (basically, you need to be at least 18 years old and live in the US).