Dreams – Heidi

Sometimes dreams really do come true. I am writing this post from my new desk as I settle into my recent transition becoming the children and teen services librarian. We as a staff were very sad to see Ketsia go but excited for her to chase her dreams abroad. I have...

Farewell

I’m not entirely sure how to begin this blog post. I wanted to reflect on change or transitions or growth – it feels like this year has been full of all of those things at the library (and everywhere else!) and it isn’t stopping anytime soon. I am on...

Changing Seasons

I write this on the official last day of summer. What a summer it has been. Tons of uncertainty amid glorious weather and time with family. I was fortunate enough to be able to maintain an almost daily open water swimming practice. This weekend we took our community...

Challenges and Opportunities

Welcome September and welcome back, Erika! I’ve just come to an end of an 11-month term as Interim CEO at the library while Erika enjoyed her parental leave. It was an amazing challenge and an incredible opportunity. I had the chance to work with many new people in...

The Christmas Spirit

One of my favourite books is A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; I re-read it every Christmas season in some form…sometimes it’s a children’s version, sometimes I listen to the audiobook while wrapping gifts or baking, however I end up reading it,...

A Taste of Normality

As this monthslong, twisted summer winds to a close I’m getting ready for online schooling, or at least trying to. The information changes weekly and I don’t even know for sure what day I’m starting school or what my courses will be. I still can’t quite believe that I...
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