Category Archives: Ramblings

Books to movies

If, like me, you stayed up too late last night watching the Academy Awards, maybe you’ll be interested in knowing which of the nominees started out in a printed format. Paste Magazine has a run-down of the 2018 films based … Continue reading

Read Across America

This week leads up to Read Across America day on Friday, March 2. This has traditionally been tied to a celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday and, while we will talk about Dr. Seuss this week, we will also use this … Continue reading

Comic Books Can Make You Smarter

If you have a minute on this quiet, snowy day, this video is an amazing explanation about the power of comic books (which many people call graphic novels). I have had many students at HBS explain that they are “not allowed” … Continue reading


I can’t believe that it’s November, and not just November, but almost Thanksgiving break! It’s been fun getting to know all of the students, learning what they like to read, and seeing them learn about different parts of the library. … Continue reading

First Week!

Well, the first week of school is over and what a week it was! There are so many new faces and names to learn, but it was great to meet the students and to get them all into the library. … Continue reading

Looking forward to a great school year!

Hello, everyone! Mrs. O’Connor here and I am beyond thrilled to be joining the HBS team this year. I can’t wait to share all of my favorite books with students and to continue fostering the library love started last year … Continue reading