Getting the goods

I’m spreading library love by reblogging Leslie Zampetti’s post. Yay for libraries and librarians!

L is for Literary

The delivery of my library’s book order is like Christmas all over again – only better. Because the box is always full of books! Glorious new books!

Sometimes I’m not sure who’s more excited – me or the students. After all, they LOVE seeing new titles on the shelves, especially when those titles are ones they suggested I buy. But I LOVE handing new titles to my students and watching them get excited – sometimes about the author, sometimes about the story or the topic, and sometimes, just because they’re the first person to check out that book. EVER.

I used to put many of the new titles out on the displays. Not anymore. Plenty of students grabbed them up, but they were just in it because the book was new. Now I put a few out and I leave the rest to be discovered like gems in a dark…

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