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
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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
Recently we had a group of our Year 6 students participate at The Future Schools Expo at the Sydney Technology Park in Redfern. This great experience to participate in a Makers Playground was provided by Future Schools organisers in conjunction with Datacom and various supporting sponsors. 711 more words
Happy #HourofCode week!
For my library, this week is an anniversary. One year ago I began incorporating coding into our programs for kids and teens. Being able to code is a 21st century skill and fun, so the library is a natural place to offer opportunities to try coding and resources to take learning one step further. 355 more words