My boss tells the following story from her days as a reference librarian. One day a patron approached her and asked for a book about snakes, particularly snakes in that region of Florida. After she had retrieved some snake books, her eyes fell on the paper bag that the patron had placed on the counter. "What's in the bag?" she asked. … [Read more...] about What’s in the bag?
A chicken walked in to the library, went up to the librarian, flapped her wings and said, "Bok! Bok!" The librarian reached behind her, grabbed a book, and placed it under the chicken's wing. And, out the door, the chicken waddled. A few minutes later, the chicken returned. She placed the book on the counter, looked at the librarian, flapped her wings, and said, "Bok! … [Read more...] about Chicken Walks in to the Library – Ha! Ha!
Recently, I had the pleasure of hosting a class of kindergartners for a story-time and a tour of the library. I was reading the book, Curious George Goes to the Library by H. A. Rey. At one point in the story, Curious George rides a book-cart into a stack of encyclopedias. He goes flying up into the air with the books, then lands between the "O" and the "P". As I read this … [Read more...] about Between the “O” and the “P”