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Striking the Right Balance : Librarianship and the Rest of Life

I love being a librarian! It is such a fun and rewarding career. Being a librarian is my passion.I would almost say it’s a calling! But for most librarians, the job actually involves… well… a lot of work. There are budgets to balance, books or other documents to buy, spaces to update, programs to reevaluate … Continue reading

10 Oft-Overlooked Storytelling Methods

1-The Murder Mystery Party Yesterday evening, as a post-Halloween event, my sister and I hosted a Murder Mystery dinner party. Along with 6 of our closest friends we dressed up, adopted daft accents, imagined and embellished the lives of our characters, and solved a murder mystery. In essence it was an evening of storytelling, but … Continue reading

Comiccon de MontrĂ©al 2011

I somewhat unexpectedly ended up going to Montreal’s Comic Con this weekend. I have to say, the first thing that struck me was the sheer number of people (a few thousand at least) patiently waiting in line with big grins on their faces. (When was the last time you stood in a long line and … Continue reading