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.

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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Parents/Teachers, this is for you

Common Sense media is a great site for reviews of books, movies, TV shows, and music for your kids. Parents can review and give info to help you make wise decisions about which media your kids consume and what might be age-appropriate for them. Find the website here. I often go to this site if …

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Sync Audio Books for Teens

Every year for the spring and summer months, SYNC Audio Books for Teens puts out a weekly pair of free audio books. A current popular book is matched with a more classic one that mirrors the themes of the other. It's a great opportunity to obtain a personal library of free audio books that have …

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Awesome Home Activities

I know many people may feel overwhelmed by the amount of things available to them online. One of the reasons I created the blog was you could choose categories you were interested in (by clicking on them on the left side bar) and not have to weed through things you weren't interested in. I just …

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