5 Steps to Help You Walk Away From the Shelves (and stop being the keeper of the books)

You might be a librarian if… there are never enough hours in the day. items on your to-do list grow at an exponentially faster rate than they are checked off of that same list. you wish you had more time to spend on the aspects of your job that excite and inspire you. Earlier this … Continue reading 5 Steps to Help You Walk Away From the Shelves (and stop being the keeper of the books)

10 (or 11) Books That Help Promote Diversity and Kindness

You might be a librarian if... you got to hear Ellen Oh of We Need Diverse Books speak at your county Librarian's PD day. you found yourself nodding "yes, yes, yes" to everything she said. you immediately went searching for new diverse books to add to your collection, keeping in mind that sometimes diversity doesn't mean a … Continue reading 10 (or 11) Books That Help Promote Diversity and Kindness

10 Books To Help Foster Emotional Intelligence, Empathy, and Kindness in Your Classroom

You might be a librarian if... you walk into a book store to buy your next book club read and spend an hour reading almost all of the picture books that you've put in requests for at the library (I say almost, because that number may be 22) because you just can't wait.   you take … Continue reading 10 Books To Help Foster Emotional Intelligence, Empathy, and Kindness in Your Classroom