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Revelling in STEM - a week of activity to immerse teachers and students

In our experience real tangible opportunities for teachers and students to be immersed in technology is key to enabling integration.

We have raised money to support a STEM initiative which involved a range of new gear. 24 more words


Everyday Early Literacy Fair

Part of my role as Youth Services Librarian is to develop community partnerships in support of families and literacy. One partnership I love, although it meets somewhat infrequently, is the Language and Literacy Task Force. 869 more words


Apps for Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies

Along with the book lists, movie suggestions, and website recommendations I¬†share as part of Summer@HPL each¬†summer, we add related apps to our library’s Pinterest boards. 158 more words


Becoming a Media Mentor

To quote Mo Willem’s Elephant and Piggie, “We’re in a Book!”

Cen Campbell (LittleeLit) and I have been busy this winter. Sandwiched in between our day jobs, parenting, and what-not, we’ve been writing a book- … 140 more words

Story Time

Afterschool Maker Club

At libraries across the country, April is a time for looking forward. After all, summer reading programs are just a couple months away and librarians are scrambling to turn a winter’s worth of scheming and dreaming into reality for the fun-filled experiences that keep kids and teens reading and learning throughout the summer break from school. 505 more words