What happens when you mix authors and librarians in one big room?

I found out at the 2023 Oregon Library Association Conference in Bend on April 21st. Like A Murder of Crows, or a Gaggle of Geese, it’s what one attendee called “A Shy of Introverts,” but you wouldn’t have known that from the enthusiastic conversations. We were all book lovers surrounded by books. I love libraries and librarians. Both have been, and remain, important in my life, and it was a privilege to share ideas, stories, and books with OLA members.