Lemons into Lemonade

In the Making Lemons Into Lemonade Category: Hudson Public Library has been closed for the summer so far, getting ready to open in their new location. Not a great situation, especially for those summer readers, right? But Mary and Carol managed to work closely with...

Pertinent Posts

Well, this blog has been tagged in a Pertinent Posts blog post by the inimitable Marge Loch-Wauters in her Tiny Tips for Library Fun. What an honor!Part of the deal is that I’m supposed to name my most pertinent blogs, too. Oh dear. The pressure! I’m not a...

Book Trailers

A recent list-serv post directed me to this book trailer about a new collection of funny stories, edited by Jon Scieszka. It reminded me of some of the cool things Colleen, the teen librarian at the Menomonie Public Library, is doing with book trailers…She uses...

Shark Hats and Other Fun

Kids in Boyceville had a lot of fun with their shark hats (directions are on page 120 of your SLP manual), especially once all the tricky cutting and folding was done!And check out the super-cool decorations, created by 14 teen volunteers (wow! 14 teen volunteers in a...

Rice Lake’s Readapalooza!

This just in from Dawn at Rice Lake:”We just had our 2nd annual Readapalooza Summer Reading Kickoff Festival. We had a dunk tank, bounce castle, free hot dogs, cotton candy, snow-cones and games. Brown’s Karate, Barron County Sparks and the Unicycling club all...