The Heart of Our Work

Recently I attended a few presentations on community work that reminded me of my favourite part of my job: Relationship building. In truth, I felt disconnected from community work for a long time. The pandemic disrupted many relationships. Libraries were closed, practising social distancing, and dealing with high staff turnover. Community partners had the same… Continue reading The Heart of Our Work

I’ll Link to That: Things to Read This Summer

Summer is upon us, friends! How’s everyone holding up? In anticipation of an increased work load and an increase in social activities outside of work, I’ll likely take the summer off blogging. In the meantime, here are some things to bookmark and read over the next few months. YAACING Newsletter Yes, I still write a… Continue reading I’ll Link to That: Things to Read This Summer

I’m Not the Center of Storytime and That’s Okay

Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt emotionally invested in storytime? *Raises Hand* I’ve been reflecting the past few months on the special place storytime holds in my heart. This reflection has coincided with my journey to have a healthier balance between work and home life. I don’t think there’s anything inherently wrong with being… Continue reading I’m Not the Center of Storytime and That’s Okay