I don’t think I will ever forget the thrill that coursed through my spine as I walked behind a library service desk for the first time, or the moment of glowing pride I felt when the first patron looked at me and asked, “Can you check this out for me?” and I said, grinning ear to ear, “Yes, sir. Yes I can.” Having gotten a whirlwind twenty hours of training Thursday/Friday/Saturday, I will now be one day a week at the Chanhassen Library and two at the library in Victoria. What both have in common is that, for the first … Read More
Many thanks to all the library staff and community volunteers that made this year’s Dakota County Library Contest possible. I am very pleased to say that one of my pieces, “The Wind,” took second place in the adult category. You can read it and the other winning entries here.