Summer Reading Lists & Stuff

Hi all. I'll share here a couple places you can find summer reading lists. First, Barnes & Noble has a nice page that separates reading into age categories, including books for adults. Find it here. Also check out the NYPL best books lists here. Next up--find my curated list for my students on my website, …

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Ultimate Parent’s Guide

The Washington Post has an ultimate parent's guide to activities for kids which they update as needed. Usually Post articles are behind a paywall, but because it's related to the pandemic, you should be able to access this resource for free. Check out the article here.

Pandemic Resources for School Librarians

The American Library Association has a number of resources for school librarians gathered at this page. Here's a bunch more links librarians might find useful, and to share with their school communities: https://nycdoe.libguides.com/COVID-19ebooks/free https://slsa-nys.org/resources/coronavirus-information-resources-2020/ http://www.nysed.gov/coronavirus https://www.buffalolib.org/subject-guides/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19 https://slsa-nys.org/resources/coronavirus-information-resources-2020/ https://esboces.libguides.com/COVID19 http://www.nysed.gov/postsecondary-services/covid-19-resources-families-and-communities https://www.e1b.org/en/about-us/novel-corona-virus.aspx# https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/index.html https://www.ed.gov/coronavirus

Bitmoji Classroom!

If you're a teacher or librarian, or even a student with a cool teacher :), you may have seen a cool bitmoji classroom. There's a bunch of tutorials out there, but I'm posting this one. Check it out! and make your own fun online classroom or interactive lessons. Here's a bunch more ideas in case …

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Library Dept. Pages Update

If you're a teacher, librarian, student or parent in my district, you may be interested in checking out our newly updated library department web pages. I/we will be adding more content over time, but for now, the basics and some interesting other resources have been updated and added---student resources, parent resources, teacher and librarian resources. …

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What are you reading?

I know it's been awhile since I've posted here. I've been heavily involved in library department activities, primarily updating and overhauling our entire library department website (I'll share the link in another post). I created a little Padlet awhile ago, asking the question: what are you reading? If you're out there reading these posts, add …

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