Painting Masterpieces

Painting Masterpieces

After Gretna Has Heart was over, it was time for Heba and Meggie’s first library décor creations – and I’m very happy with what they did! One of my favorite things about my job title “Creative Director” is that I get to see others’ creativity grow and delight everyone more and more. The theme was…

2016 Children’s Library Themes

2016 Children’s Library Themes

This is a brief-as-I-can-make-it rundown of our monthly themes at the Children’s Library. If there’s a separate post that goes into more details of the month, then it’ll be linked in its header. Have fun perusing!!! January 2016: Joyful January I spearheaded this month’s theme. I was in love with INside Out, and wanted to…

Dungeons and Nouns

Dungeons and Nouns

One of the things that has gotten me through the past couple of rough years has been my gaming group. We are a mixture of theater nerds, nerd-nerds, and professional comedians/improvisers. Having such a neat and supportive group of friends gave me the courage to create and run a few RPG tabletop games. In this…

Dry Erase Reserve Slips

Dry Erase Reserve Slips

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…

#LAFE Vectors

#LAFE Vectors

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…

The Rainbow Sower

The Rainbow Sower

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…