- There is never a dull day in the library.
- You will say "Use your shelf marker!" at least thirty times a day in an elementary library.
- Children's excitement over finding just the right book never gets old.
- Students who challenge me with finding their next book to read make me a better librarian.
- A few crumbs in the library are worth hearing boys
arguetalk about books.
- There are people in the world who enjoy shelving Dewey nonfiction elementary books. No, really, they do, and I am grateful for them!
- There is never a budget big enough for the books I want to purchase for our library.
- A good library assistant, and a good sub, are your best assets.
- Teachers who support regular library visits and lessons are your next best assets.
- Administrators and PTA folks who support your library make this a dream job.
- Chocolate at the circulation desk--does that need explaining?
- Fellow librarians are quick to share tips, bookfair decorations, and lessons.
- This is the job I want to retire from, say, in twenty years or so, or when they drag me from the story pit, prying an Oliver Jeffers picture book from my arthritic hands. Until then, I'm stuck!
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Tuesday Slice: It's been two years already?
Things I've learned after two years of librarianship: