Nitty Gritty Gal Blog

Brandy Melville – The Nitty Gritty Review

Someone wandered into a Brandy Melville and purchased two sweaters for me for Christmas. Unfortunately, both were short-waisted, meaning a 6-foot gal like me could never wear either without some sort of disastrous social...

Time Tips from a Tabbed-Out Librarian

Time Tips from a Tabbed-Out Librarian

When you have too much in your brain to process during your librarian-work day, you are tabbed-out. Here are some time tips and tools to help.

Save Display Space in School Libraries

Save Display Space in School Libraries

Is there something missing from your library renovation plans? Keep a designated display space in your school library to give ’em something to talk about.

Locked Away from My Many Online Selves

Locked Away from My Many Online Selves

Due to a new full-time high school librarian job, I haven’t had the time to write any articles for this blog. All social media is blocked on my campus, so neither have I been...

Unions – A Librarian’s Ethical Dilemma

Unions – A Librarian’s Ethical Dilemma

I am anti-union. I believe that it is unethical for any government employee to unionize against tax payers. What do I do when unions take over at my library?

Beware the Bookless Library

Beware the Bookless Library

Bookless library? Librarians must advocate for people wanting a respite from technology as well as for wifi-lacking people needing access to it.

Torn Pants Story

Torn Pants Story

Mr. Powers has been a well respected revered English Teacher at Rosary High School for 27 years. Rosary HS is an all-girl prep school. The following is a totally true and recent story.

PD Discrepencies between Public and School Libraries

PD Discrepencies between Public and School Libraries

California school librarians keep up with their PD. That’s what’s make them AWESOME! So Cal public librarians might do the same — if they had coverage.