Overdues, Fines and the PA

Overdues, Fines and the PA The library currently has 2,633 items checked out.  The value of these items is just shy of $350,000.  At least 480 of these items are never coming back, they are valued at just a hair over $7,700.  Today (June 23, 2020),...

I am aware of what he said

I am aware of what he said On June 16th, the state moved to Phase 2 of Parson’s “Show Me Strong Recovery Plan,” which essentially lifts all restrictions.  Hmmm, we are not doing that.  At our board meeting on June 11th the trustees decided...

We

WE I have been thinking about this Bookworm for a few days now.  I have writing it over and over again in my head.  When I left the house this morning I told my family that this one might get me fired, and if not, it will surely draw complaints. So with that...

Don’t throw gas on it

Don’t throw gas on it Last night I made Buffalo chicken wraps.  They are my copycat of Whittle’s Pub’s wrap, a necessity in this time of the “sickness.”  I will go back to Whittle’s someday, just not yet.   There is a process to assembling the...

Summer Reading Program: COVID version

Summer Reading Program: COVID version I just reread my Bookworm for last week and have to make 2 corrections.  CreativeBug is still not live and ready for use and Summer Reading Program (SRP) enrollment has been pushed off to May 26th. I have talked about protocol and...

What are we doing?

What we are doing Hopefully everything goes as planned and, as you are reading this, we are preparing to open the lobby on May 18th; I mentioned this in last week’s bookworm.  Our goal is to have 2 laptops for card catalogs to checkout items and 2 laptops for...