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Thanksgiving Reading Plans

Thanksgiving break is upon us! So, of course this was a great time to do a healthy reading habits check in with my fifth graders. During the past few days, I spent time conferring with each of my fifth graders around their at home reading habits. 365 more words


Finding Funding: YALSA Summer Learning Grants

It can be tough to find funding for all of the great ideas you want to make happen at your library. In this occasional series, we’ll highlight different funding sources you may not know about or may not know how to tap. 141 more words


On my book shelf this summer

I haven’t posted much about what I read, mostly because I’ve been so focussed on my writing for the last six months. As my draft is coming to the real pointy end, I’m looking forward to taking some time out to read a bit more. 614 more words


Summer reading recap

As I bust out my seriously impressive collection of tartan scarves in preparation for autumn’s advance and symbolically pack up the summer that’s come to pass, I’m reminded of the question that rings through every K-12 classroom on the first day back to school: what did I do all summer? 2,212 more words

Holiday Reading! (part 1)

Me again!

So this year I took a month trip to Europe, in July. I have lived there previously, but after 7 years in Australia I was looking forward to going back. 496 more words


Thank You!!!

I would like to thank our Hazelwood families for the awesome support during the last few weeks!  Your generosity is greatly appreciated!

Last week Hazelwood School celebrated Empathy. 275 more words

Library Escape Room 2: Behind the Scenes

Veteran readers of the blog might recall that one of my favorite library programs of all time was the escape room we put together for last year’s mystery-themed Orem Reads. 1,085 more words

...and The Kitchen Sink