Confession Time

Oct 14th, 2016 Library Issues Rachel Reinwald 2 min read

Thank you to those who are still reading this blog! It’s surprisingly many. I have been very busy over the Summer Reading Program at work, which was so much different than last year and there was insane turn out for. See my (future) blog post here. I was appointed to the ALSC Education Committee that manages the continuing education programs and the ALSC Interdivisional Committee…

Insta Love Through Gale Databases

Jan 19th, 2016 Library Issues, School & Public Library Collaboration Rachel Reinwald 3 min read

I know it seems a little overboard to say that, but teachers are going to LOVE us after we release our handouts for our new Gale database of online courses. The courses are real, approximately 6-week courses made through ed2go. These courses are usually offered through community colleges for around $100-500, so we’re already saving patrons this much every time they sign up for a…

2016 Resolve to Rock

So I’m coming in a little late this time, but hey, it’s still January right? This post started from I guess an initiative of sorts that Storytime Underground does every year to focus you on what you want to accomplish professionally this year. Last year my goals were more broad with networking and getting more involved with the library associations I’m in. I think I…

I Am Jazz by Jazz Jennings

I Am Jazz (book review)

Jul 6th, 2015 Book Reviews, Library Issues Rachel Reinwald 5 min read

This is the last of the GBLT book review series, but hopefully we’ll post more of these characters. Read the other GBLT reviews. I Am Jazz, by Jazz Jennings, tells the story of a girl who was not originally a girl. The boy she started out as felt uncomfortable when he identified more with how girls dress, style their hair, and the activities most girls…