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January 3, 2020

January 2020 Reading Posters

Happy New Year! We hope you enjoyed ending the 2019 and are excited to start a new decade. Download 2020's first month of Reading Posters.
December 31, 2019

5 Goal Setting Tips For School Librarians

Read up on effective strategies for setting goals for your school library in the new year.
December 27, 2019

7 Interactive Bulletin Boards Ideas for Your Library

Library bulletin boards can be a great way to show off your current programs, books, and ideas. We’ve gathered ideas to give you inspiration for your next bulletin board display!
November 29, 2019

A Librarian’s Guide to a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Stress is something we all experience when we have a lot on our plate, especially around the holiday season. Check out these tips to a worry-free holiday break!
November 29, 2019

December Reading Posters

It's offically that time of year again! As our favorite season, we love sharing holiday library-themed content. Download the newest reading posters below and check out the other holiday library resources we gathered.
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June 16, 2015

Book Review: Escape Reality with Candy and the Creepy Creatures of Abarat

In Clive Barker’s Abarat, readers meet 16-year-old Candy Quackenbush, a small-town girl with an alcoholic father and weak-willed mother. Candy knows there are more interesting places out there and longs for something weird. When Candy meets the John brothers, a creature with 1 body and 8 heads, she brings the […]
August 19, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: THE WINNER’S CURSE

Guest Post by Mia Seventeen-year-old Kestrel lives in an empire where adulthood offers only two choices: get married or join the military. Her father, a general, expects her to choose the latter path, while certain eligible young men hope for the former. Kestrel desires neither. One day while wandering the […]
October 26, 2016

Book Review: The Testing

  For children coming into adulthood in the United Commonwealth, being chosen as a Testing candidate for the University—where all the future leaders, inventors, and scientists are trained— has no greater honor. Cia is thrilled when she is one of the chosen, especially since no one from her colony has […]
December 8, 2016

Book Review: The Brothers Lionheart

  10-year-old Karl Lion (called Rusky) spends most of his days on a sofa-bed. When he finds out he doesn’t have long to live, his only comfort is in the tales told to him by his beloved older brother, Jonathan (called Lionheart for his bravery). The tales are of Nangiyala, […]