Corin Balkovek

As a child, Corin tried to find ways to look busy when she was actually reading a book. She still does that, but as a librarian, she has more luck pulling it off.

Children’s and YA Books that Feature Fat-Positivity and Body Acceptance

Books for kids and teenagers with messages of fat positivity and body acceptance, and characters who embrace them.

My Bookish Valentine: Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress

Learn about Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman and first African-American to hold the position (and the first librarian in the post in over 60 years)!

23 THE HANDMAID’S TALE Quotes That Will Devastate You

Weird Stuff People Say to Librarians (and the Things I Do Not Say in Response)

Weird stuff people say to librarians, and the responses one librarian keeps to herself.

The 5 Stages of Recommending a Book to a Friend Who Will Never Read It

You know that person isn't going to read that book, and yet.