If we were having coffee, we’d be meeting at the library. Things are slow–no one usually rolls in until around ten, so I’m taking advantage of the quiet by prepping for my programs next week. I just made a cup of tea (cranberry and raspberry)… would you like a cup?
We’re in for a dreary Saturday–with scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. My grandpa is passing through town early this afternoon. He called earlier this week and asked if he could get a tour of my library and then take me out to lunch. I said yes, of course.
The rest of my weekend will be spent traveling. I’m visiting family in Southern Minnesota, which should be really fun. It’ll be nice to get out of town for a while–even if it’s only for a night.
Over the past month or so, a construction crew has been hard at work redoing the road I live on. This week, they began the section in front of my house. They’ve ripped up the entire thing and we have to keep our windows closed to keep the dust out. It’s really interesting, watching them solidify the foundation and widen the shoulders. It’s also been annoying–they begin work at 6 AM and the roaring of the machinery wakes us all up. Still, it’ll be worth it to have a nice new road.
The highlight of my week was hosting a Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the library. Kids came in on Wednesday night wearing their pajamas, clutching their animals. I read them a few stories, gave out a midnight snack, and then they tucked in their pals and said goodbye. When they returned the next day, I gave each of the kids a little book filled with pictures of what the animals got up to. Much mischief ensued!
Anyways, that’s all I’ve got for today. How has your week been? Any fun plans for your weekend? What would you share over coffee?