Lisa M. Shaia is currently the children’s librarian at the Oliver Wolcott Library in Litchfield, Connecticut. She is the author of After-School Clubs That Encourage Reading (ALA 2013). Other writing credentials include articles in the Collaborative Summer Library Program, Children and Libraries, and Connecticut Parent Magazine. Shaia also developed and teaches classes for ALSC. She has a BA in English from Western Connecticut State University and an MLS from Southern Connecticut State University. You can follow her blog at thriveafterthree.wordpress.com.