Reading with Robin: Sputnik Sweetheart

Hey there, everyone! Welcome to a new feature of my blog: Reading with Robin! As a librarian who loves to read, I also love to talk about books and connect other readers with books they can fall in love with. In these posts, I’m going to talk about what I’ve been reading, what I likedContinue reading “Reading with Robin: Sputnik Sweetheart”

Gratitude – Writing Edition

Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful; a readiness to show appreciation for good things and to return good things to others. I’ve been tasked, over the next week, to think about gratitude on a daily basis and it occurred to me that there was no better place to start than to listContinue reading “Gratitude – Writing Edition”

Books Connect the Human Race (Part 2 of 2)

Nevertheless there must be something more to the book mystery. Why not just go out and travel the world if discovery and experience are so important to you? Another dimension of the allure of the published word is the effort involved in reading and the lust for cognizant activity. The act of reading is anContinue reading “Books Connect the Human Race (Part 2 of 2)”

Books Connect the Human Race (Part 1 of 2)

We live in an age where there is a vast multitude of ways to entertain ourselves. Of the hundreds of channels on TV, most run programming twenty-four hours a day. Newspapers are delivered daily to households across the world; the internet never turns off. And of course, there are books. According to the American LibraryContinue reading “Books Connect the Human Race (Part 1 of 2)”