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What's new in your September?

It's that time again. I get butterflies each year about this time. That very last free weekend. Please share your best new idea for this sc…

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Callie: The Missing Book. Now available as free download

I am making this book available free to all Elementary School Librarians. This book can be downloaded in either pdf or powerpoint. I have a…

Started by Brad Riffel

0 Oct 2, 2019

Pulling Library Staff to Sub for Other Teachers

I'm the school librarian in a very small school district. We have a high school library and an elementary library in our K-12 building, and…

Started by Melissa Smith

4 Mar 13, 2019
Reply by Jennifer Armour


Are you in charge of the laminator at your school?  I am, but would gladly give that responsibility to someone else! We are in year 6 here…

Started by Ginger VanOrden

0 Mar 11, 2019

Looking for Book club idea for secondary school students

Hi all, I have Book Club in my secondary library in every Thursday. I am looking for some new ideas by whose I can attract more students.…

Started by Titiksha Goswami

1 Feb 12, 2019
Reply by Xenophon Anagnostou

Elementary Book Club ideas

I've been running a kids book club for kids in grades 3-5 for 5 years now and overall it has been a positive program.  Over the years, the…

Started by Connie Anderson

15 Jun 11, 2018
Reply by kvadiwala

How can I connect with elementary school librarians around the world?

I would like to have connections with some elementary school librarians from other countries to collaborate and share cultures, practices,…

Started by Claudia Pierce

4 Jun 7, 2018
Reply by kvadiwala

Collection Development - new lists to view!

Hi everyone, Each year, Joyce Valenza gathers up friends around the state to present the PSLA Top 40 book awards in the categories of ficti…

Started by Karen Hornberger

1 Jun 4, 2018
Reply by kvadiwala

Novice Needing Help with the Set Up of New Library

I have been asked to set up a library for my church's new school. So far I have collected books and inventoried them (made an excel spreads…

Started by Tricia Atkins

2 Jun 3, 2018
Reply by kvadiwala

Summer! Tips for maintaining your mindfulness practice

After all the buildup, it is here -- SUMMER VACATION! Whether your school year is over or the end is right around the corner, I've recorded…

Started by Kristin McKeown

0 May 29, 2018

Lesson plan resources for pre-k through 6th grade - New Librarian

I am a brand new librarian for a school that serves pre-k through 6th graders.  I am wanting to get a head start on lesson plans and I woul…

Started by Amy Skrovan

7 May 28, 2018
Reply by kvadiwala


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