Some of you may recognize this idea as I shared it in the Hafuboti eNewsletter vol. 4 – it got such a good response that I felt it should be shared with a wider audience. It’s one of those things that, having been at a small library for over a decade now, was so shockingly… Continue reading Dry Erase Reserve Slips
You may get an odd sense of déjà vu while you read this post, and there’s good reason for it: I’ve shared this information previously in my 2017 Décor Themes post. I’m revisiting this since my LEGO-themed posts are unsurprisingly some of the most popular pins on Pinterest. I also wanted to write a bit… Continue reading LEGO MAY-nia 5: The Battle for the Planet of the LEGOs
Last year, Jonathan, the Scholarly Communications and Digital Librarian at The University of New Mexico’s Health Sciences Library & Informatics Center, sent a very kind email asking about vector versions of my #LAFE designs. We had a nice email exchange – though I was unable to help since I was still a novice at vector… Continue reading #LAFE Vectors
A lot has been going on in Nebraska and the US involving censorship of all sorts. Especially in the library-world. And as a white cisgender heteronormative LGBTQ+ ally – I am angry. And as a library worker – I am angry. And I’m someone who has struggled with being verbally abusive throughout my life. If… Continue reading The Rainbow Sower
There are times that an idea tickles me enough that I have to follow it through and make it reality. When our Children’s Librarian Jennifer told me that the new book in Aaron Reynolds’ and Peter Brown’s Creepy Tales! series was Creepy Crayon! and then showed me the cover? I knew what must be done.… Continue reading Harold and the Creepy Purple Crayon
John Lee used the Submit a Translation form on the #LAFE Library page to send me the Ho-Chunk translation. Yay! They even broke down the meaning: waagax hakiruxara – bookhociira – the houseshanąąc – everyonewagi’ųire – they made it for them Thank you very much, John Lee!!!
I felt moved to make these.
Please download, use, and share any or all of these designs.
Pavol Batalik, the Director of Faculty Library on Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovak Republic generously provided the Slovak translation of LAFE. Thank you so very much, Pavol!!!
This LAFE Translation come from Westerville South (Ohio) student Mani. Thank you so very much, Mani!!!
An anonymous elementary school librarian in Texas worked with local families to get this Kituba translation. Thank y’all so much for making these signs possible!!!
This post features the final work from our lovely Natasia who has moved on to a full-time library job where she doesn’t get to show off her art skills, but she does get things like healthcare and better pay. Ahem. Natasia brought limitless creativity and beauty to our community. Those things will still be a… Continue reading 2020 CHILDREN’S LIBRARY THEMES
An Ohio school librarian, a student, and the student’s grandparent all worked to get me this translation. They all wanted to remain anonymous. Thank you so much for working together to help spread the LAFE message! In case you were wondering: Akan and Twi are essentially the same. The grandparent compared their differences to that… Continue reading Libraries Are For Everyone: Akan & Twi
It’s a new translation from an awesome Peruvian musician Tayta Bird via Sarah Prokop, founder of Librarians Unite For Equal Rights. I hope to someday book both of them for an epic library dance party program. Seriously. Thank you, Tayta Bird and Sarah!!!
Please Note: I failed to take before photos, so you’ll need to imagine those. Yes, this post is the first of my Home Time blog, and I’m aware that this was for my office. That’s okay – this idea works well at home, too. One day, while rearranging my desk, I realized that the mugs I use… Continue reading Mug – Handle = Vase
Awesome librarian Jessica spoke with Dakota tribal elder Glenn Wasicuna, and he provided us with the Dakota translation of Libraries Are For Everyone. Thank you to Jessica and especially Glenn Wasicuna!!!