This is the beginning of my Teacher Librarian adventure.
My earliest Library memory takes place in a Western Sydney Library with a small me sitting on the floor and the Librarian reading, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak to my Kindergarten class. I am not sure but I think this may have been my first Library visit, it is the first I remember.
I remember the physical features of the library, blonde brick, a curved wall, stained glass, and itchy carpet. More importantly, my calico Library bag was always taken with excitement to school on library day, and I encountered more wild people and ideas.
Libraries are places of discovery and community where everyone can happen upon wild people, wild ideas, and themselves.
“And the walls became the world all around.”