It's also been great to have the students start coming because, until I hire a new children's librarian this spring, I've been doing between 6-7 storytimes a week on top of all my other Director duties, and filling in as people take vacation and get sick, and quiet honestly, you can only burn that candle at both ends for so long before you burn out. It's nice to have fresh energy and someone else trying to figure out the art projects. So, this weekend while I've been bumming around and fighting a cold and drinking lots of tea, I've been able to relax and not worry as much because I know I'll have storytime help and I know the busy week that was last week is behind us. :) On top of everything else, this past week included:
|Our call was hands free, but not like this.|
We SKYPED with author Susan Orlean about her book Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend.
When I was on vacation in North/South Carolina this past October I'd been tooling around on some websites for work and noticed something about skyping with authors so I clicked it and within the week I'd received an email from both Susan Orlean, and Carol Anshaw, both who offered to SKYPE with our library for FREE! We will be SKYPING with Carol Anshaw at our March book group about her book Carry the One: A Novel.