Monthly Archives: October 2012

Top 10 Things I Learned at My First ALA Annual Conference

My first ALA Annual Conference, like many “firsts,” is one that I will never forget! I’ve never seen so many librarians in one place–which was amazing all by itself, and visiting Anaheim and Disneyland for the first time was a … Continue reading

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Two Down, Zero to Go!

I finished my second presentation in my “Uses and Users of Information” class last night. Yay! While talking in front of the room is much less intimidating than it used to be, it’s nice to have that portion of my … Continue reading

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Talk the Talk

After months (years?) of talking about rejoining Toastmasters, I finally joined to new-to-me Toastmasters club this summer! I’ve been attending Blue Devil Toastmasters meetings twice a month since August, and I’m really enjoying it. Yesterday I gave the Icebreaker Speech. … Continue reading

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