Fantasy vs. Reality

Kevin King —  June 18, 2013 — 1 Comment


Yesterday I was faced with a decision as a leader.  Do I venture on the path that leads to fun and frivolity or do I contribute to the profession?  Battling heroes (or villains), learning to cast spells, or helping my state association plan for the future?  Library leaders are constantly faced with deciding between what is easy and what is right.  This sign put the thought process into perspective for me and will forever remind me that some days it is truly a battle between wizards, heroes, villains and librarians.  It is OK if you wage this war in your mind, just be sure that at the end of the day you make a right turn.

Kevin King


Kevin King is the Head of Branch and Circulation Services at the Kalamazoo (MI) Public Library. Previously Kevin led Teen Services at KPL, where he helped build a nationally recognized program. Kevin has presented all over the country on many topics including teen services, innovation, graphic novels, and programming. As a member of ALA, YALSA, PLA and the Michigan Library Association, Kevin has served on various committees and has luckily won a couple of awards. In his spare time Kevin obsesses over the Detroit Tigers, listens to music and does his best to be a kick ass dad to Abigail and Rachael.

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