Julie Wendland

Julie WendlandJulie Wendland is the Readers’ Services Coordinator at the County of Lennox & Addington Public Libraries and a member of the OPLA Readers Advisory Committee.

Contributed Articles

Interview skills: Avoid the RA nightmare
May 15, 2017
Has anyone else had this recurring dream? A patron comes up to you and asks for something good to read and your only response is to stare at them with that “deer in the headlights” look and a brain devoid of anything related to books. I think it is safe to say that this situation
September 15, 2016
I have always held a fascination with bookmarks.  It probably all started with the return of a dog-eared library book and the librarian of the day (you know the one with her glasses on a string and perched on the tip of her nose?) politely suggesting that the next time I use a bookmark.  It
Solving the Local Author Dilemma
July 1, 2016
Grisham, Patterson, and King are just a few of the names that stand out when it comes to authors – but how about Mathieson, Gorman and Doughty? These names probably do not ring a bell for you.  That’s because they are a few of the many local authors that call Lennox & Addington home. If
Reading Outside Your Comfort Zone
July 15, 2015
How many times have we heard from a patron that they will only read a specific genre? I myself am guilty of this statement. Once we get into a comfort zone it is difficult to explore new genres.   I was recently reading an article at World of Psychology titled “How to Get Out of your