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 @ 3 Ways to Use Quotes in the School Library

A great quote can prompt student questioning and creative thinking in ways that a mere statement, or even a good question, cannot. School Librarians can use quotes as teasers to arouse interest in reading, to enhance concepts during Library Lessons, and as promotional displays to advocate for the School Library. Continue reading

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