Posts Tagged ‘reading for pleasure’

Small Things

Monday, December 3rd

Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things, I am tempted to think there are no little things. ~ Bruce Barton  What’s smaller than a dwarf, tends to be a “cautious homebody”(unless there is some Tookish blood), wears bright colors but seldom wears shoes over furry feet, likes to laugh and eat […]

On the Road Again

Monday, September 12th

Hi there! New library staff member Heidi Huff, here, newly minted MLS from IUPUI.  And YES, that’s my real name (not some fictional character as someone suggested earlier today.) Currently, I’m commuting to Richmond from Indianapolis.  But in talking to all the students and staff members I’ve met this week I discovered that many, many […]

Bog Child and Breast Cancer Awareness

Monday, October 25th

Sometimes you come across a book that grabs you and holds you from the first page until the last. Bog Child by Siobhan Dowd, winner of the Carnegie Medal in Literature in 2009, is one of these books.  One of the many wonderful books available in the IU East Campus Library’s Young Adult collection, this […]

Simply reading…

Monday, August 2nd

“Thank you for letting us use the library…I had a fun time because I love reading…Your books are cool…I read some books that I have never read…I learned some new words…I love going to the library…I love reading…My favorite book was Let’s Do Nothing. I also liked Freckle Juice. My favorite author is Judy Blume. […]

Graphic Novels

Monday, July 19th

One type of literature I’ve always been fascinated with is comic art.  In fact, I even considered becoming a comic book artist before I decided to become a librarian.  IU East has a modest collection of graphic novels – some famous, like Persepolis and Barefoot Gen.  Some aren’t, and I’d like to tell you a […]