WHY BIOGRAPHIES? By The Stereotypical Librarian - Here are a few reasons to read biographies. 1. You have an inquiring mind and find people fascinating. 2. Can learn from others mistakes so you don’t have to make the same ones. 3. See the world from a different perspective. 4. Feel better about yourself when you find no one else is perfect either.
HUMANS BEING By The Stereotypical Librarian - Curious minds want to know what other humans are doing and thinking, that is humans being human, I guess. When your curiosity is peaked you really shouldn’t eavesdrop or be a peeping Tom because that is just so creepy and possible breaking laws. Suffering from curious mind? No problem, read a book and here are
Midwinter Cheer Up by The Stereotypical Librarian - Suffering from a vitamin D deficiency? Are you feeling kind of grumpy? Well put some pep in your step and a smile on your face with this midwinter cheer up therapy I’m suggesting. Remember the old saying “No news is good news.” Let’s try that for a month (February is a short month) so don’t
Make a List By Stereotypical Librarian - As one year ends and a new one begins people traditionally make lists. These lists might include goals, resolutions, things to achieve, changes to make, books to read, etc. So here is my list of books I’ve read in 2016 that I enjoyed the most. Touch – Alexi Zentner – a family saga with a
LITERARY YIN & YANG by The Stereotypical Librarian - Yin and Yang are the opposite forces of nature that are also complementary, interconnected, and interdependent. In books you will often find those forces illustrated by the use of twins. The first twins I can remember reading about were the Bobbsey Twins, Nan and Bert were twelve years old and had dark hair while Flossie