Back to School

I hope everyone is aware that school starts this week. It came as a shock to me when, after a summer of procrastination, I checked my schedule last Friday to learn that my first class is on September 1st at 8:30 am. So long sweet sleep-ins!

New MLIS students will be getting a taste* of the Education Building and SIS life tomorrow as they attend the first Orientation Day. Good luck future librarians! (Maybe don’t read this McSweeney’s article if you’re nervous about heading down the library career path.) Old MLIS students who want to get involved in Orientation might be too late! But should definitely check with Alexis McKenzie to see how they can help out. Email her at

ALL MLIS students should get involved with the Student Mentorship Program. It’s a great way to meet people and share library school information informally. I didn’t sign up last year and I really regretted it. But not this year, guys. This year I’m shooting for the Mentor Moon. See you there? Email Valerie Medzalabanleth at for more information.

And, of course, if anyone wants to get involved with the blog, please email ME at I would lurve to hear what y’all have been up to this summer. Except for you, Les. You’ve had your 15 minutes.

*Pizza lunch.

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