Looking Back @ 2 Library Lessons for Your Weeded Fiction Books

Every year I weed a hundred or so low-circulation books from my Fiction area, but I’m never really sure they deserve to be discarded. Even books that have deteriorated or are damaged scream “Save me!” Does the School Librarian in you cringe at the idea of throwing away books? Then here’s 2 Library Lessons that involve students in meaningful and authentic activities while giving new life to those “trash” books. Continue reading

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Looking Back @ Terminology for Fiction Stories

Students need consistency in the library. The OPAC uses Subject search, we use Subject to explain the Dewey Decimal System, students refer to class Subjects. It’s our job as school librarians to make our libraries kid-friendly, so use the term “Subjects” for Fiction, too! Continue reading

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