Month: March 2021
A Day in the Life of a Library Assistant–Covid Edition
March 29th, 2021
In December of 2019 I wrote a blog article describing an average day working at the Paul Smith Library, which you can read here. Due to the current pandemic we are experiencing though, A LOT has changed. The following...
Celebrate National Library Week 2021!
March 29th, 2021
National Library Week (April 4–10, 2021) is a time to celebrate our nation's libraries, library workers' contributions and promote library use and support. The theme for National Library Week 2021 is "Welcome to Your Library." During the pandemic, library workers...
April at Home Storytime, Play, and Learning
March 24th, 2021
Families with children ages 3-5 are invited to register for an at home storytime kit. These kits will feature 4 weeks of crafts, learning, and sensory activities that are themed weekly to compliment a weekly virtual storytime. Each week Miss...
Who Is Your Altar Ego?
March 22nd, 2021
We are all familiar with famous writers who also write under a pen name. Stephen King writes as Richard Bachman, J.K. Rowling has written under the pen name Robert Galbraith and Nora Roberts has her “In Death” series written under the...
Check out Axis 360- Your Digital Library
March 17th, 2021
In the past year between the pandemic and weather closures, going to the Library can be a challenge. A great alternative, offered by YCL, is Axis 360. This handy APP allows you to download books and audio books to a...
SummerQuest Sponsors Needed!
March 10th, 2021
2021 Sponsor Benefits and Commitment Form Every summer, hundreds of children participate in Paul Smith Library’s summer learning program, SummerQuest. Families have access to a variety of free events, programs, and resources that encourage and inspire children of all ages...
Credit Education Month
March 1st, 2021
Credit is an important part of every consumer’s life. Even if you don’t use a credit card, your credit score can affect your ability to get an apartment, or even a job. Understanding the many aspects of credit is important...