Summer Stories: In which Miss Molly feels like Conan the Librarian

I always take stolen books as a personal insult–as if patrons are stealing from me, instead of the town. Still, it’s the principle of stealing with which I have an issue. I can definitely understand the stealing mentality; the needing something so desperately to survive that a person takes any means to get it. That […]

Summer Stories: In which Miss Molly witnesses a random act of kindness

Computer stations in the library can bring out the worst in people; it has to be said. Usually, the worst is reserved for the Adult side, as kids still remember how to share, but squabbles have been known to occur. Tears have been shed. The usual. Our department has 4 computers specifically for kids. They […]

Summer Stories: In which Miss Molly watches middle school heartbreak unfold

I have another summer story to share with you all. I love summer time because it brings so many people into the library and I love people watching. It is definitely part of the librarian job–observing behavior. It’s ridiculous, at times, but keeps things entertaining. It also, occasionally, makes me glad I’m not That Guy. […]