Subject Access to Picture Books

Using Bins in BarronThanks to Patti from Barron for this guest post:Barron is using a hybrid approach to shelving their children’s collection, with several subject bins within our picture book area.  We decided about the first of the year to do this. We...

Tapping In To Cosplayers!

Anna in all her gloryEau Claire just had a low-key Frozen Sing-along program on a school’s out day. The really special thing was that we had special guest Princess Anna attend the event. Princess Anna is UWEC student Misty Price. She and her cosplay group have...

The Winners Are…

It’s fun to see the list servs alive with results of library’s Mock Newbery, Caldecott, Printz (and other) Award Discussions.  It would be fun to do that sometime in our system, wouldn’t it?  Maybe some day. In the meantime, someone posted...

Providence Talks

Sharon Grover from the Hedberg Public Library in Janesville passed on information about a fascinating article in the New Yorker magazine about Providence Talks, a project in Providence, Rhode Island that attempts to address the word gap (based on the Hart and Risley...

A Small Rant

Silly protest signToday I was getting on my winter duds to take my morning dog walk, listening to Wisconsin Public Radio, when I heard something that made me jut my chin and Make Proclamations at my good-humored husband.  This happens fairly often when I listen...