Call me an emotional dork but it was a moment. A moment to see a new library about to bloom. A moment to think of the new learning I would be doing. A moment to think of the new adventure I would be embarking. It was definitely a moment and I am not ashamed to say I was emotional about it.
I took it all for a second or two and then got to work.
What do I need now that I know the space? Where will what go? What am I doing exactly and how? Believe it or not all of that thinking and planning is not too bad for me. I knew it was going to be a new library and that kind of planning was expected.
But then I started to think of schedules, orientation, lessons, and everything else I need to do and organize and learn and figure out. And that's when I got completely overwhelmed! Of course
Then, after I recovered from my minor melt down freak out, I get reassured that all will be well by a fellow middle school librarian that is pretty awesome with sharing.
I have a lot of putting away of personal boxes and really that's going to be my first focus. I'll be working on that and getting that checked off my to-d0 list and then I'll get down and dirty with the logistics of the middle school librarian/library stuff that I need to figure out.