I recently completed The Kansas City Public Library's Summer Reading challenge for the first time (since I'm new to the area). I love their program because you get a free book just for signing up, and after reading five books, you get the choice between a pint glass, a light-up cup, or a sippy cup. … Continue reading William’s Summer Reading List
I recently celebrated my cat’s 20th birthday. Echo is a grey and caramel colored tabby that I’ve literally had since the day she was born. I love to tell the story. On April 20, 1999, I came home from school to find her mother birthing kittens under a picnic table on the porch in front … Continue reading Echo and The Traveling Cat Chronicles
Next Tuesday evening will be the first meeting of the Books & Beer Club I'm hosting with the co-owner of a local bar, The Cellar Peanut Pub. After a surprisingly great response from their social media following, we selected Solomon Northup's Twelve Years a Slave for our first title. I just finished reading this past weekend, … Continue reading Reading around Twelve Years a Slave
Much too excited about my next display project, I wasn't able to sleep in any longer this morning--so I decided to blog about it! Last week, a colleague from Youth Services emailed my supervisor with a great idea to put up a display in the adult area featuring children's books that adults love, and I … Continue reading You’re never too old for Seuss!