#STABSummerReading Recommendations from a Library Intern

Looking for your next great #stabsummerrreading title? Isabel is here for you! Isabel is a YA novel expert, an experienced Head Library Intern, and my go-to for the newest and best books on the shelves. Check out her recommendations for great summer reads below! The Testing series by Joelle Charbonneau It’s The Hunger Games, but twice as […]

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Congratulations new Library Interns!

Congratulations to all of the brand new library interns working their very first shift behind the big desk this week! Check out Thursday’s crew bringing their A game – and keeping their cool, even with a line of little ones. 🙌 To learn more about our library intern program, check out other library intern posts […]

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Library Intern Training

Brand new intern crossing! 🚸 Every morning this week, the Heads of the Library Intern program are training new interns in critical library skills before their work shifts start next week. This morning’s trainings included station rotations for hands-on practice with circulation, cart organization, and shelving. I’m kind of wishing I could clone them!

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Welcome New Library Interns!

After almost four straight weeks of intense work, the heads of the Library Intern Program have interviewed all 28 new intern applicants, compiled their information, and started the behind the scenes work that goes into creating the schedule. Later this week, we’ll meet so that they can put the finishing touches on their training plans. […]

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Library Interns are Growing!

  I’m too proud to humble brag, so get ready for a plain old regular obnoxious brag. My hard-working library interns have created a program so fun, welcoming, and rewarding, that we have received seven inquiries about intern training already! Luckily, Brock has prepared an application for them. And it’s only six pages long 😉

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Family Night: Library Programming to Celebrate our Unique and Wonderful Community

Last week, almost 200 members of our school community gathered to celebrate one very special thing: family! Families come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and varieties, and this last event in the ’18-’19 Family Fest series was the perfect reason to come together and celebrate them all! I designed this program to highlight the diverse, unique, […]

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Digital Literacy and Fake News with Library 2.0

I’m excited to have collaborated with Kim Wilkens to present Foiling Fake News wth Fourth Graders at the Library 2.017 Worldwide Virtual Conference. The theme for the conference was Digital Literacy and Fake News, so our three-week unit with St. Anne’s-Belfield School fourth graders busting fake news online was be a perfect fit. We spoke with […]

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Google Home in the School Library: FAQ

  Since sharing the news of our Google Home with the St. Anne’s community and my community of educators, I’ve received a lot of great questions regarding the system and the way it works logistically in our library. Check out the video above to see some the ways that we’re using the Google Home. Or […]

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Coming Soon: Google Home in the School Library

Thanks to a generous grant from the St. Anne’s-Belfield School Parent Association, I am excited to introduce you to our newest library tool – Google Home. What is Google Home? According to the folks at Google themselves: Google Home is a voice-activated speaker powered by the Google Assistant. Ask it questions. Tell it to do […]

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School Library Month

HAPPY 101ST BLOG POST! That’s right, our little corner of the internet has now seen more than ONE HUNDRED posts! I am so proud of this blog and the way that it brings readers into the library. I love sharing our library activities with you. I hope that you enjoy taking a peek into the […]

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