Ingram Blog

Travel in the Time of Corona

By Laura Barkema, MLIS  


Staff Spotlight: Ann Lehue

With her bachelor’s degree in hand, the business of books had already proved to be a field Ann thoroughly enjoyed and one for which she possessed a natural talent. Throughout childhood, she’d escaped through books, and as a college undergraduate, she’d begun working at a well-known local bookstore. By graduation, she’d worked her way up to become a manager. 


Embracing the Librarian Stereotype – We’re Celebrating National Hot Tea Month

By Alex Arthun, MLS
If you came here for juicy gossip, I’m letting you know now this is not that kind of post. 


Power or Storytelling Part 3: Libraries’ Stories

Kathryn Shaw, Manager of Collection Development Programs  


Let Your Heart Be Light: Surviving the Holidays After Things (and We) Fall Apart


 

The Power of Storytelling; PART 2/3: COVID 19 Stories

Kathryn Shaw, Manager of Collection Development Programs 


Top Adult Fiction Debut Titles of 2020

Rachel Montgomery, MLS, Collection Development Librarian  


Staff Spotlight: Get to Know Dana Lynch

Like many teenagers, Dana had no idea of what she wanted to do when she grew up. But she read widely and filled her room with books, partly because she’d joined several mail-in book clubs. “Not only that,” she adds, “I could go to a library, happily stay all day long, and then come home with a couple of bags of books I’d checked out.” 


Hidden No More: Women’s Stories Revealed

Laura Barkema, MLIS, Collection Development Librarian 


Get to Know (Y)our Collection Development Team: April Berry

For as long as she can remember, April has been interested in psychology. This probably explains why she’s a huge Stephen King fan and a true crime junkie. There’s a sweeter side to her tastes, though: April’s hobby is baking and decorating cakes, and for years she has accepted requests from friends and coworkers for one of her impressive creations. She also adores anything – anything! – pumpkin spice. Not surprisingly, she’s delighted the Northern Hemisphere is now in autumn, her favorite season.