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STACEY EMBRY, Director

My Staff Round #2

My Staff Round #2 This bookworm is a continuation of last week, so if you have not read that one, make sure you do.  I am sharing the tasks of my staff and basically what a day in the life of a librarian looks like.  I have 7 staff members and discussed 4 of...

My Staff

My Staff Last night was our first Trivia night with Bee’s Knees and the Versailles Chamber of Commerce.  We filled 61 chairs and it was awesome!  Brittany helped with set up, Kate helped with scoring and sheet pick up, and Shirley was my judge and right hand...

Spot On, Goo or Mess

Spot on, goo or a mess The title of this Bookworm could have been “Grouchy Again.”  Winter is starting to get to all of us; we miss the sun and we are all experiencing cabin fever.  My patience is thin, but at least I am aware; I try not to answer the phone...

Mission Statement

The sermon on Sunday was titled: “Personal Mission Statement”.   Pastor Lora discussed us as children and as adults. Reminding us of our earliest missions, “I want to be a great dolphin trainer,” (she didn’t use this example, but look at any young elementary...

Grouchy

“Pretending to feel a way other than how I actually feel is not a gift God gave me” – Nadia Bolz-Weber I am grouchy.  I am feeling overwhelmed and as I told my husband, “I can feel the fire burning,” like a volcano ready to explode.  I cannot name one reason...

Workforce Development

In October of 2019, the library was approved for an LSTA Targeted Collection Development Grant of $1,500.  This grant is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by...

Gym Class and Nature

I listen to K-LOVE in the morning while I am reading my devotional.  I try never to listen to the news, don’t judge me.  I am full of anxiety and the news does not help with that.  Occasionally, K-LOVE shares little snippets of “news.”  The other...

What I Read

I tried to keep track of the books I read this last year, tried.  Technology picked up where I failed (history on Apollo, OverDrive and Hoopla) and I discovered I had read 39 books in 2019. If you haven’t started keeping track, you should or just run your history...

Upcoming Events

  • Basic Skills Lab-Email

    February 27, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

  • 1,000 Books Ceremony

    February 29, 2020
    10:30 am - 11:30 am

  • Book Club

    March 3, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  • Story Time

    March 4, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

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