Well there’s good news and bad news on the library front. I’m not too worried about it and I think we will al persevere just fine. Indian Valley Academy and Greenville High School and the districts that run them have decided to dissolve their partnership. My editor did a brief editorial on it: Schools head toward divorce. … More Library Update
(forgive me in advance for butchering this form) Library Project Ghazal We need to tell you we’ve had a complaint about the library. An anonymous caller says you’ve got feminism in your books. Kids read books with feminism in them will ruin the morals of the valley. Girls thinking too much of themselves because … More Library Project Ghazal
So SCHOOL STARTED. And of course we aren’t quite done with what we set out to do–bureaucracy and the craziness of school starting impeded some progress. Not to mention having to butt heads with less than enthusiastic maintenance dudes and non-visionaries. BUT THIS IS NOT A GRIPE! This is a celebration. I quietly shelve and … More Just. One. Book. Live with Students!
I worked for 10 hours today in the library and I can no longer feel my legs. It feels like it will be worth it. Kids were coming in to get their schedules today at Indian Valley Academy. I’ve never seen so many heads pop into the library before. Come in! Come in! This is … More Just. One. Book. The Night Before a Train
Hello Library fans. I’m of two minds as I write this but only one school. You’ll get what I mean in a second. Back at the start of this in June I told you what I knew to be true: we are two schools in one building. Greenville High School and Indian Valley Academy. We’ve … More Just. One. School. A Saga Continues…
Just. One. Book. is still here! Yes. We are still here! OMG are we still here. But I didn’t post anything this week because I kind of needed a bit of a break–to start shelving books in earnest. And then my knee gave out (long boring story of life-long knee issue) so then I’ve been … More Just. One. Book. One Month In.
This is the very sweet Natasha Griffin. She came out to Greenville from Portola to pick up some books for Portola High School. Many of our duplicates went home with her. Portola is the only incorporated city in our county and is home to a more diverse (in terms of Latinx) population of students. I … More Just. One. Book. Thoughts and thanks.