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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.
November 26, 2019

How to Keep Your Library Clean During Cold and Flu Season

‘Tis the season for germs! Keeping the library clean may seem like a challenging task, but we have a few tips and tricks you can use to keep you and your students healthy for the holidays.
October 28, 2019

Thankful For November Posters

This November, we are thankful for the ability to share our free reading posters with our librarian community. Download November's posters and share pictures of them in your library with us!
October 15, 2019

Media Center Activities for Young Readers Week

We hope we can help you to inspire students to have a passion for reading! Check out these activities for Young Readers Week this November 5-9th.
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May 22, 2015

How to Teach Students Poetry Through Music

Poetry is powerful and an important thing for students to learn. Think about it—what other form of literature has the ability to paint pictures in your mind, spark a fire in your heart, break the boundaries of grammar, all while displaying 10 essential literary elements? Oh, and did we mention […]
October 13, 2015

7 Halloween-themed Lesson Plans

Kids love Halloween . . . and for a good reason. What other holiday is solely dedicated to giving out candy? All it requires is dressing up as their favorite superhero for a night and staying up way past their bedtime.
November 19, 2015

10 Obscure Facts About Turkeys

  Thanksgiving is right around the corner. How do you plan to spend it? If you are like 90% of Americans, you will most likely be enjoying a delicious turkey dinner. This year, encourage your students to share fun holiday facts or their favorite thanksgiving recipes on Alexandria’s Bulletin Boards. […]
December 17, 2015

5 Creative Holiday Crafts for Kids (and Ad­­­­­­ults)

‘Tis the season to get creative with your kids or students! The holidays are the perfect time of year for teachers to provide opportunities for students to express their festive spirit—whether through arts and crafts, choir, performance recitals, or theater. But the joy of crafting is not just for kids . […]