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Children's Librarian, Brooklyn Branch
Stephanie grew up all over the world as a military brat, and each place she went the library became her favorite place. Therefore, she decided what better than to work at her favorite place, and she currently is the children’s librarian at the Brooklyn branch. When she is not at work reading and playing with the children, she can be found studying for her MLS at UMD - College Park, exploring Baltimore, playing rugby, reading, spending time with friends, and cheering on the Green Bay Packers.
- Review: American Library Association Conference
In the ever-changing world of information access, library employees must work hard to keep up with shifts in technology and best practices. While we have many opportunities for professional development ...more
- Book Recommendations: Pride for All Ages
Every year in the month of June, Pride Month is celebrated throughout the country. The way places and people celebrate varies, but many cities include a parade and a weekend dedicated to celebrating the ...more
- Paws to Read: Why Kids Should Read Aloud to a Dog at the Library
Reading is an important step in a child's life; it can open the doorway for many opportunities. There are many ways for a child to improve reading skills, and reading out loud is one of the most important. ...more
- Commemorating History by Creating Butterflies
I recently spent ages planning a children's program entitled "Let’s Make Butterflies," and I was very excited to share it with my regular kids. You can imagine my disappointment when I got a Jury Duty ...more