i quit

I recently did one of the scariest things that I have ever done in my life, I quit my job. Even at almost 26 years of age this is something that had never come up in my life before. All the jobs that I have had are ones with already defined end dates or I…

what does a records coordinator do?

So many people ask what it is that I do all day and what exactly a records coordinator does and to be honest it is sometimes hard to define it quickly. In an essence I help organize all of the information that is created at Metro Vancouver; emails, reports, data, everything. I also help to…

the best books I read this month – november 2018

Usually I feel like months move quickly, but in reality it has felt like a lifetime since I have written one of these. With the days getting shorter and the rain having fully come to Vancouver I have really felt the desire to snuggle up on the couch with a blanket and some tea and…

i am a book lover who doesn’t hoard books

There are not too many things in this world that I love more than books. It is rare to ever see me without at least one and there are always stories bouncing around in my head. However this doesn’t mean that I own shelves and shelves of books, in fact it is the exact opposite,…

what i learned in library school

Today is my graduation. Unfortunately I am not able to be there across the country for the ceremony, but whether I am there or not, I have my MLIS (Masters in Library and Information Science). Most people are very surprised when they hear that you have to have a Masters to become a librarian, but…