Category Archives: Library

Town Meetings

It seems like the annual town meeting just pops up out of nowhere. I don’t know how,  but it seems like when you least expect it it’s already May and you have to vote on your town budget, again. It … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games

Everyone, or just about everyone, has heard about the Hunger Games. The Hunger Games is a thrilling trilogy by Suzanne Collins about the 12 districts in the country of Pannam. This Post Apocolyptic trilogy is the newest hot book on … Continue reading

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Every Thing On It by Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein is my favorite author. I love all of his poems. My favorite one is NO! from Falling Up, so when I heard that Every Thing on It was coming out. I freaked out! When I saw it come into work, I was even … Continue reading

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“We’re a public library, so we have a public bathroom”

“We’re a public library, so we have a public bathroom” I heard this the other day while I was in a library, I heard it and immediately loved it. So many times we deal with the public and sometimes their … Continue reading

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We Want to Hear From Our Patrons? Do You?

With this past budget season, we were given more funding, so with the more funding we wanted to show the patrons thank you. Open up more hours, offer museum passes, and see what we could improve on. Well, instead of … Continue reading

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How to Help With Rebuilding a Town from a Tornado Without Phsyical Work

On June 1st, a tornado went through the town of Brimfield, Massachusetts. The town neighboring West Warren, where we’re from. It’s been several weeks, and most of the disaster relief centers don’t need anymore food donations, and we can’t don’t … Continue reading

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Tension Within Your Library Board

Every library has a board of trustees, or at least you should have a board of trustees or directors. Whatever you please to name them. Within this board, hopefully you have at least seven people on it, there will be … Continue reading

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Need Help Shelf Reading? There’s an App for That

How many hours, as a librarian, do you spend shelf reading? It’s a never-ending task. You get to the point where you cringe every time you watch a patron shelve their book in the wrong spot! I just recently finished shelf … Continue reading

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Team Trivia Night For Your Library

Have you ever heard about a team trivia? It’s kind of like trivia pursuit with several teams battling for first place. The idea of having a team trivia night for the library was brought to our library board by a … Continue reading

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The Missing Book on Tape

As a librarian I’m sure you know how frustrating it is when you can’t find a book that a patron wants, or even worse a hold that came in, or said that it came in! Well, the other day I … Continue reading

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