Seventeen-year old Zarin Rahman suspected that the time she spent staring at screens was affecting her mood and school work. So the 12th grader at Brookings (SD) High School decided to conduct her own study.
The documentary film Gateway to the world takes place in Namibia’s capital city Windhoek, Katutura suburban area.
… a gateway to bring information to people to help people develop themselves and make themselves better.
About 29 minutes, but if you have the it’s a wonderful and hopeful documentary about what a difference libraries can make in a community, especially one where poverty and a lack of education are prominent.
Here are three books that explore Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy in great detail.
Our library had a space planning meeting today.Me reaction to (almost) every design, “The Teens need more space.”
Basically, DO NOT forget to give the Teens more (and better) space when reconfiguring the library.
Mostly I’m just pleased to find out that when I find something to be important I will actually speak up in a group.
Overheard last night at Manga/Anime Club:
Most of them brought their DS to last night’s meeting and one says, “We’re such nerds.”
The response: “That’s why we’re here.”
Followed by lots of laughing.
This group is awesome and it’s nights like those that make me realize just how much I love my job.
I asked Hailey who the most important person in the world was. Her answer: “Librarians. And mothers. And mothers who are librarians.”— TheBloggess (@TheBloggess) December 5, 2013
Love it! And it’s timely since I’m currently in the middle of her audiobook, which is hilarious, irreverent, and awesome.
Today I’ve officially run 300 miles since June. Not bad. Especially for a self proclaimed non-runner.