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Keeping up with emerging trends

In order to provide the best service possible, it is important to keep up with  emerging trends in our field.  Luckily, there are many websites that we can use in order to keep up with the latest and greatest of library development.  160 more words

Online Conferences

One or Two (OK Three) GREAT Picks From Our "Gone Reading" Time

Happy last days of summer. We enjoyed many great books over the summer months, and are slightly sad to see the longer days fade. That said, we are truly looking forward to all the good books being published for autumn and the holidays. 583 more words

Fiction Fanatics

2014 SLJ School Librarian of the Year Finalist

An incredible honor happened this week.  I was named a finalist for the 2014 School Library Journal & Scholastic School Librarian of the Year.  My Twitter and Facebook feeds have been flooded with congratulations and I’ve received numerous emails and phone calls as well.   988 more words


En la Clase: School Library Journal's Diversity Issue

Identity is one of the first themes we’ll be tackling in our upcoming posts for the new year.  It’s an important topic that connects to so much of what we do in education, but it’s not always an easy one to discuss or teach about.  558 more words

Young Adult Literature

Summer Summary

LeakyCon Lit Track

The excitement of meeting Maureen Johnson, Kazu Kibuishi, Laura Halse Anderson and Malindo Lo will stay with me for a long time. Seeing John Green again, with the chance to compare his exchanges with readers against his interactions with his librarians from ALA, gave insight into his work outside writing and the immensity of the Nerdfighter community. 699 more words