SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 6)

Mentioned in this episode: Makerspace Open Lab: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=9050&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/07/01 Stranger Things Escape Room: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=7652&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/07/01 Solvang Readaloud – Oliver Twist: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13882&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/07/01 Family Book Club: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13577&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/07/01 Red Queen: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=788993 Red Queen (Hoopla): https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11588542 Norse Mythology: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=979307 Fortnite: https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/buy-now/battle-royale Animal Crossing – City Folk: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=440762 Summer School: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=705290 Masters of Doom: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=10571 Saga of the Swamp Thing: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=891717 EPISODEContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 6)”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 5)

Mentioned in this episode: Anime Club – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13232&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/22 Reptile Family (Carpinteria) – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=12926&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/22 Leather Stamping – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=9737&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/22 BYO Book – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11876&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/22 Shannon in Nashville – https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12145347 Coathangers Live Album – https://thecoathangers.bandcamp.com/album/live Magic Gone – https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12152224 King Princess EP – You Think It, I’ll Say It – http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=1037145 Eligible – http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=867314 Austen Project – https://www.waterstones.com/booklist/286811/the-austen-project EPISODEContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 5)”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 4)

Mentioned in this show: Tech Tasting: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13521&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/07/01 Chess Club: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13565&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/01 Art Adventures: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13489&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/01 Music Academy: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13101&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/01 World Refugee Day: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11710&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/01 Social Justice Book Club: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13514&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/01 Hard Love: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=284563 The Miseducation of Cameron Post: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=619850 Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=979970 Locas: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=330337 Locas II: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=548866 Love and Rockets on Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/search?page=1&q=love+and+rockets&scope=everythingContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 4)”

TBT – Banned Books Week

One of my least successful displays (from a circulation perspective). Readers were less inclined to check-out the books, but their interest was piqued (and surprised in some cases) as they turned this display into a bit of a game (the title were written on the back).

Bones & Scones Gets Props

Partners in Crime: How Indie Authors and Libraries Can Work Together to Gain New Readers I’ve been working on a project with Library Journal and the SELF-e program and my baby, Bones & Scones, got a mention. I love doing this program because of the community voices and unique genre that is highlighted. Plus, scones!Continue reading “Bones & Scones Gets Props”

Shelf Wizard

My library recently purchased a number of these Shelf Wiz labels for throughout the adult reading stacks. They are findability tool and one part reader advisory resource. So far we have received a lot of positive feedback from patrons. Much thanks for my friend, Kaytlyn, who is an avid library user and pointed out thatContinue reading “Shelf Wizard”