In Memory of Rehtaeh Parsons

Rehtaeh Parsons isn’t from Maplewood, she’s from Canada. This post is for her. And all girls. As a woman, her story touches me profoundly.  When I think of Rehteah’s story, I think that it would be awesome if society treated women better, protected our young girls, and prosecuted anyone to the fullest extent of the law who…

Teen Zone, Main Library

It’s exciting to see the space that’s been created for young adults at the main library branch. Students now hang out at the main library to talk, complete school work or both in the teen section. There has been a re-organization of sorts in the main library. For the last several years students and library…