Month: October 2017

Traveling: ALA in Chicago

Hey all – Loida Garcia-Febo, ALA President Elect, invited me to be a part of her Advisory Teams, specifically to work on her Presidential Initiative of Professional Development for librarians. Our first meeting is Sunday and Monday in Chicago at ALA HQ. We will be working on her initiatives for her presidential year 2018-2019.  I leave very early […]

Job Posting from The Bubbler Madison

Hey all – take a look at this job from last spring at The Bubbler: GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is highly responsible, advanced-level programmatic support work to support The Bubbler at Madison Public Library.  The Bubbler is a maker-focused program for all ages that stretches across the Madison Public Library system including nine libraries and […]


Hey all – I finished reviewing everyone’s plans today. The planning assignments are graded and in Canvas. Thanks for your hard work! For the Director’s brief, please read over the assignment page and consult this post if you are interested in the international option. Featured image that is appropriate for thinking about the future: I […]

New Column: Telling Stories

Hey all – just an FYI – my new column is up at Library Journal. It’s called “Telling Stories.” This piece marks the seventh year I have been writing “Office Hours.” My summer reading pile included a preview of Annie Spence’s Dear Fahrenheit 451. Spence is a former student of mine who went on to […]

Share Your Planning Assignment Here

Please share the URL for your assignment here for those students who would like to browse throughout them beyond our activity feed and feed readers. Perhaps include your action brief statement as a means to share your focus? Thanks for your hard work! Grades will be in Canvas toward the end of next week. Be […]