Interactive Training Tutorial – Adventures in Access!

I finally get to share something with you all that I’ve been working on since I started in my current positions: Adventures in Access! Adventures in Access! is an interactive tutorial designed for the use of employees at my library. Its purpose is to provide a realistic simulation of a patron who has contacted us… More Interactive Training Tutorial – Adventures in Access!

Making conferences financially accessible

As a new library professional I spend a certain amount of time thinking about and planning for conferences. I had certainly gotten my conference toes wet duringĀ grad school by attending, interning for, and presenting atĀ state, national, and international conferences. But I was able to take advantage of those sweet, sweet student registration rates. I have… More Making conferences financially accessible


I’ve been thinking a lot about mentorship lately. It can definitely fall into the realm of buzz words, but I think mentor-mentee relationships can be very valuable in librarianship and can take many different forms. As I have delved into my first year of professional experience post-grad-school I haven’t actually asked anyone: “Will you be… More Mentorship

Staying Relevant & Meeting Patrons Where They Are

One of my favorite types of library story to collect is meeting-people-where-they-are programming and outreach efforts. Whether it’s a computer skills practice session targeted at seniors or an academic library scavenger hunt/mystery house to pull in the undergrads, I really love reading about libraries that use creative programming and outreach efforts to reach patrons. Here… More Staying Relevant & Meeting Patrons Where They Are