Entries by Susan, Library Associate

DIY My Way

I like trying new things. Especially when I don’t have to try very hard. I’m not exactly lazy. I simply believe in conserving my time and energy as much as possible. If someone else has already created simple instructions on how to make a wheel, there’s no way I’m going to start figuring it out […]

Check Out Some “Thing” New

I will venture a guess that there are very few readers of this blog who are not avid library users. So, you know all about the huge selection of books, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks, magazines and video games we offer. Likely you are aware of our downloadable media collections: hoopla and OverDrive e-books, e-audiobooks, and […]

Book Review: Why Cows Need Names

Do you enjoy a personal narrative full of gentle good humor? Are you a little dubious about the conventional wisdom “bigger is better?” Concerned about animal welfare? Fascinated by Amish culture? Sad about the dwindling number of family farms? Me too. Why Cows Need Names: and More Secrets of Amish Farms by Randy James is a special book, […]

Don’t Call Me Chicken

When we moved to the country the first thing we said was, “Let’s get chickens!” (Technically we said, “Let’s get runner ducks!” but that’s a story for another time.) Even though we knew people with backyard chickens, had been told they aren’t that time-consuming or expensive, had seen how much fun they are as pets, […]

Dabble Delights

I’m so happy that the library’s new makerspace is finally here! You simply must check out the Dabble Box web page to learn all about it. You’ll find information on our supplies and equipment, materials to check out, events and open labs, the generous donors who made it all possible, and answers to your most frequently […]