Pause!

I bet the title of this blog post caught your attention at this frenetic time of year!  I hope everyone is doing well with last-minute preparations for the Summer Library Program, and are ready to let it rip and have a great time.The post is actually a nugget of...

YOU Deserve an Award!

Nearly every day, I find out about another terrific project or program a library is planning.  While most of you would agree that providing terrific service and programming is its own reward, awards sponsored by the Wisconsin Library Association could provide you...

More Ideas from the WAPL Idea Swap

Here are some more ideas I got from the programming-for-elementary-ages- idea swap, held at the Wisconsin Association of Public Librarians Conference earlier this month (look for more coming up!)From Waupaca:  Jousting using library stools as mounts and swim...

Wretches and Jabberers

One of the most inspiring and mind-expanding things at the Wisconsin Autism Society’s annual conference I attended earlier this month was a keynote speech by Tracy Thresher and Larry Bissonnette.  Tracy and Larry are two intelligent, perceptive, humorous,...