“Pools closed, no summer camp, no bbqs, no summer concerts or festivals,
but at least you can’t cancel summer reading!”
“Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl
With yellow feathers in her hair and a dress cut down to there.”
“Why do you think they are covering their faces?
Are they hiding something? Are they growing beaks?
What if they start eating the seed they give to us?”
“I couldn’t find my hands, so I just washed everything for 20 seconds.”
“Do you think it’s safe? The humans might have touched it.”
“But, I forgot how to find food, how did we do it before bird feeders?”
Stay at Home menu
breakfast: oatmeal cookie
lunch: ice cream sandwich
dinner: 3 cheese casserole – cheesecake, cheese puffs, mac & cheese
“You’ve been so socially distant lately. I think we may be growing apart.”
“Can you move over a few more feet?”
…but I’m not even social.
“I’m looking for a tail of romance.”
“Look somewhere else, my tail is a tale of tragedy if you don’t get lost!”
“Welcome to the first Nap Club of the new year. Now remember, the first rule of Nap Club is no one talks about Nap Club. Let’s make this a good, clean nap.”
“I hope your New Year’s resolution was to return your library books on time because overdue library books are no way to start out the year.”
“Miss Dove, what’s your New Year’s resolution?”
“To take more naps and read more books!”
Happy New Year from the Bird Library!
“We’ve been waiting in this line for hours, how many books are you asking for, Miss Dove?”
“All of them.”
“Santa, being a Mourning Dove is so depressing. I wish I could be a Turtledove for Christmas, at least I’d have a song, and not that Prince one about crying.”
Yawn! “You guys go ahead and Black Friday shop, I’ll stay here and nap.”
“I got into this job to help birds discover the love of reading, but all they ever ask me is ‘Which way is South?”
“Am I doing this right? I’m sitting on the chair. It feels wrong. Is there an instruction manual for this thing?”
“WHAT? I’m not doing anything.”
“Um, I just had a question. Wait, are you reading romance novels?”
“Maybe…How else will I know which ones to recommend?”
“But aren’t you a children’s librarian?”
“I’m working here!”
“Why did the Easter egg hide?”
“I don’t know, why?”
“He was a little chicken!”
“You crack me up.”
“Thanks, I’ve been sitting on that one.”
Miss Dove reenacts her favorite scene from Dante’s Inferno. Within the Third Circle, Gluttony, she narrowly escapes the grasp of Cerberus, the vicious 3 headed Starling beast.