Mary enjoys reading books in both paper & digital format, loves carbo-loading before runs, and collects pin-back buttons. She is also passionate about both the idea and the actuality of public libraries, and all the resources and activities they offer to all types of customers. One of her favorite books — because there is ALWAYS more than one way to look at something — is Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal & Tom Lichtenheld.
We’ve recently redesigned our website and all of our blogs will now be an integral part of our new site (if you haven’t checked out One Book, Two Books, Old Books, New Books or Notes From the Underground, please make sure that you do!) We will maintain this wordpress site as an archive but future […]
MacKinlay Kantor seems like he was a pretty great guy. While growing up in Iowa, he added an “a” to his middle name, McKinlay, because he thought it made it more Scottish; during WWII, while riding along on some bombing missions on assignment for an L.A. newspaper, he asked to be trained and allowed to […]
As a children’s and teen librarian I love helping kids find books for school. We get lots of requests, and the specifics of each one make them like little puzzles to solve. Say, for instance, that a 3rd grade girl needs a book that has an Accelerated Reader (AR) test and is listed as a […]