librarian

March is Coming!

   March, the time for frollicking leprechauns, pinching, and National Panda Day (Mar 17). There are a few other things to look forward to in March, like our next book walk. “When Spring Comes” – from Caldecott Medalist and Newbery Honor author Kevin Henkes and the acclaimed painter Laura Dronzek. This book will make for a …

March is Coming! Read More »

Unemployment Fraud

   Recently one of our own library workers, and one of our patrons, have received a letter in the mail from the Kansas Department of Labor. This letter was a notice that their application to receive unemployment benefits was either denied, or waiting for a response from their previous employer. If you receive one of these …

Unemployment Fraud Read More »

Filmrolls and Google

This week I began a project. On our webpage you will now find a page currently under construction. Mound City libraries business catalog is currently in its infancy and won’t be the only page like it. The page is the beginning of creating a place to quickly find our local businesses and some basic information …

Filmrolls and Google Read More »

Winter Is Here

Mound City Library is kicking off 2021 with a January Book Walk! Our first Book Walk of the year will be “Winter Is Here” written by Kevin Henkes, and illustrated by Laura Dronzek. Laura Dronzek is a painter whose work has been exhibited nationally. Kevin Henkes is a Caldecott Medalist and Newbery Honor author. Winter …

Winter Is Here Read More »

Why I love America

   Ironically, speaking freely and having the right to do so, means that someone else can tell me not to speak. With that comes the liberty to listen, ignore, or be caught up in something else entirely. I can express my discontentment, and I can be a part of the change that I’d dream of. I …

Why I love America Read More »

My First Year

Dear Patrons,    Saturday, September 26th marks the first full year of my employment at Mound City’s library. I have nothing but the utmost gratitude for the director, Ginny. Over the past year she’s faced many of her own difficulties and helped me get through many of my own. There was a time where I was …

My First Year Read More »

Cleanliness

Have you heard it said that cleanliness is the closest to godliness?  Cleaning for others requires a certain level of tact. If you move something, you might need to remember where it is. If you throw something away, you might have to account for it. If something was lost, could you tell that it was …

Cleanliness Read More »

Leadership

   Leadership is the communion of trust between people. Leadership is a skill. There are many skills people can have, and each one has its use. When it is time for someone of skill to practice, they make good use of it. When our people of many different skills come together, it is leadership that can …

Leadership Read More »

Why Not Call It Homeschooling?

Non-Accredited Private School As COVID-19 continues it’s march through our communities, more Kansas families are considering homeschooling their children. Your local library is one place families can turn when searching for information on laws regarding home schooling. This article is a jumping off point for information that could help a new homeschooler get started on …

Why Not Call It Homeschooling? Read More »