When your library’s concrete courtyard is constantly erupting in tween-on-tween violence, it’s important to focus on what makes you happy.

  • When you feel like you’re always at work and always thinking about work, you hope this is true:


  • I adore Kailey’s Mermaidens post on vintage Nancy Drew covers. Check out this hat! Stylish and practical for solving mysteries in dusty old staircases.

Oh look at you, Nancy Drew


  • I already gush enough about how great Materials for the Arts is and I love seeing finished projects on their blog. They’re right about these kindergarteners’ projects. They really do look like they could be in the Museum of Modern Art:



  • My Facebook friends have been kind enough to tell me that this meme is over, but this one hit a bit close to home. With nasty lay-offy budget cuts looming, the one about how patrons see librarians seemed a little too on the money, so to speak.

    I'm just like Scrooge McDuck, but with an MLS

    ~Love, Libraries, and Let’s not beat each other on library grounds, Ingrid

About magpielibrarian

Youth Services Librarian, Mediocre Crafter, Urban Magpie, Glitter Addict, and Worshiper of Ridiculous Outfits, Emerging Leader 2012, Former Rainbow Book List Member, and GLBT RT Director-at-Large! This is what a librarian looks like, kids.

2 responses »

  1. Kailey says:

    Hallo, thank you so much for including my little post about Nancy Drew! ❤

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