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The Leaf: December 2016

The new edition of The Leaf is ready to read! You can catch it here.

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Deep Thoughts December

Even in the best of times, I’m an over-thinker (or catastrophist, or self-obsessive, or worrier, or weirdo, depending on your point of view.) The events of this year, specifically this past month, have only added to my list of personal, local, national and global concerns, as they have for almost everyone I know. 1,047 more words

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Book Fair Best Practices

Last week was my library’s Scholastic Book Fair, a rite of passage for any school librarian. Before I started working at my school, I had nothing but fond memories about the fair.   432 more words

Libraries - On the MUVE?

Today’s post is about MUVEs or Multi User Virtual Environments. I am not a “gamer.” The extent of my video game life runs the micro-gamut from Frogger (Atari) in the mid 80’s to playing FarmVille on Facebook a few years ago. 441 more words


Family Storytime: Bundle Up!

Hi Guys,

This was my week to do Family Storytime. This is a storytime for all ages, so we try to incorporate rhymes and activities that would appeal to a wide range of kiddies. 674 more words


Tonight: Oakwood University Literary Guild

It’s a busy week at the library! We have another event at 5:30 this evening, sponsored by the Oakwood University Literary Guild. Hope to see you there!

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Meet the Artist: Ruth Gonzalez

If you’ve enjoyed the beautiful paintings in the library this month, you should drop by this afternoon and meet the student who created them! Ruth Gonzalez will be in the library from 4:30 to 6, answering questions and receiving congratulations. See you there!

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