How my mom fueled my love of libraries

As I get closer to my due date (34 days left! Holy cow!) I have been reflecting on how the library has influenced me throughout my life and how my mom is probably solely responsible for this love of reading. From how having access to a public library shaped me, to how I was treated by librarians versus other teaching staff, to not being censored from material I wanted to read, libraries and my mom have been key. Expect a lot of tangents in this post. Sorry. I have received several children’s books from friends and family members and which … Continue reading How my mom fueled my love of libraries

Tips, Tricks, and Google Hacks 2

So another school year has started and once again I volunteered my time and energy to help a group of students at Eau Gallie High School hone their paper researching and writing skills. This year however, the teachers were kind enough to have the students fill out a survey at the end of the presentation asking for feedback on things they learned, things that surprised them, what confused them, and what they would like to know more about. So I spent yesterday reading through them and compiling a list of answers for them and for you! There were some items … Continue reading Tips, Tricks, and Google Hacks 2