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A Maker Space Making a School Library

Much has been made of library maker spaces, which are part of the drive to be “relevant” by focusing on STEM. I’ve seen papers and essays galore on why STEM is Very Important for Public Libraries to Offer but I haven’t ever read about public library patrons asking for STEM. 325 more words

Coffee Break Confidential: Interrogation and 100 Scope Notes

Katherine again, writing from a Norwegian island that’s hard to find and even harder to pronounce. I didn’t really plan to be here, but you know how Norway goes: come for the fjords, stay for the secret underground bases. 736 more words


Coffee Break: A Day in the Life of Travis Jonker, School Librarian & Book Blogger

We’re starting a brand new series on Coffee Break called “A Day in the Life”! It’s a chance for us and our viewers to get to know book industry professionals. 55 more words


James Patterson Raises School Libraries Grant to $1.5M

James Patterson isn’t just a best-selling author, he is also a great advocate for school libraries. On March 23, Patterson announced that in addition to the… 69 more words

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