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About the Canada story….

There’s a story going around about how a knitting group has been ousted from a library. Several people have passed this on to me as I happen to not only have a little yarn issue but I have a pretty healthy knitters group here at work. (And in the interest of full disclosure, we’re going […]

Thought Challenge Response

As yet, I have had the good fortune not to have a book challenged specifically to me. Occasionally, if asked, I’ve discussed more controversial books with parents (why was there so much fuss about the Higher Power of Lucky?). I’ve also found myself explaining a suggestion to a parent and seeing them shut down on […]

Official Posting Notice for Youth Service Manager Job

Madame Director informs me that the formal job posting is up and I’ve seen it on a number of job boards. To the resumes!! Seriously, if you are interested at all, I do recommend applying. There is a lot of potential for growth and development of this department. There is also a lot of potential […]

Want to Work With Me? Head of YS at LPL Position

I’ve been given a green light to start circulating this information though I don’t have a formal job posting available for you as yet. My immediate supervisor, our Head of Youth Services, will be retiring the first week of August. We are beginning a search for a replacement. La Crosse, WI is a town of […]

A View from the Pigeon Hole

A bit of rant this morning. As noted before, I have to re-up for ALA this week and I’m not especially pleased about spending another year getting my email filled with yet more ads and having them send me shiny magazines with, at best, two articles each that are written with someone obviously other than […]